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Commemorative bricks are currently available that will be placed around the base of the Metropolis, IL Lois Lane Statue dedicated to actress Noel Neill.

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Superman is the brainchild of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster who first envisioned the character in 1932 and later had his first appearance in Action Comics #1 in June 1938. What Jerry and Joe did not know at the time was that they had created a character that would become the signature icon of DC Comics and the most universally recognized hero in human history.

Since 1938, the character of Superman/Clark Kent has appeared in every imaginable media form including television, film, novelizations, and even a Broadway show.

Being Superman is the childhood fantasy of every little boy and girl (they of course want to be Supergirl). He is an enduring emblem of the American dream, the young immigrant who comes to the United States, embraces the culture and makes something of himself and enriches his adopted nation. He is a classical hero in the modern age who fights criminals, rescues the helpless and has a sense of morals and justice as strong and unshakeable as he is.

Since 1998, the Superman Super Site's mission statement has been to bring you all the latest news, updates, and information pertaining to the Man of Steel and the Superman universe in general.

It is a mission we are proud to maintain for all the fellow Superman fans of the world and everyone who visits our site because, without you, we would not exist.

The Superman Super Site is proud to announce that we will be holding our Annual Meet & Greet event during the 2017 Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IL.

Our 8th Annual Superman Super Site Meet & Greet will take place at 11:30am on Friday, June 9th in the air conditioned comfort of Fat Edd's Roadhouse which is located in downtown Metropolis, IL at 323 Ferry Street; two blocks south of the world famous Superman statue on Superman Square.

Many thanks go out to Fat Edd's co-owners Darren Tockstein & Corey Bowman for allowing us to hold our event in their outstanding restaurant this year.

As in previous years, there will be door prizes given out with items ranging from discount coupons to area attractions & dining as well as DVD's & Blurays donated by Warner Home Video and DC Comics!

If you would be interested in attending, please RSVP on our Facebook page so we can get an idea of how many fans will be attending the Meet & Greet.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Meet & Greet in 2016 where we once again had a large turn out making it a truly a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing everyone again this year!

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Henry Cavill may be hard at work on the set of "Mission Impossible 6" but that didn't stop the Superman actor from taking a moment out of his busy schedule to celebrate National Superhero Day.

In the following Instagram post, Cavill sports the iconic Superman shield in recognition of the holiday while honoring all the actors associated with the extensive list of films from both the DC Extended Universe and Marvel Cinematic Universe alike:

Fly your colours today brothers and sisters. Its National Superhero day! I personally just want to thank all of you guys and gals for keeping us so entertained and setting such a fantastic example for superhero fans, young and old, around the world. @PrattPrattPratt @Gal_Gadot @vancityreynolds @ChrisHemsworth @BenAffleck @RobertDowneyJr @MarkRuffalo @PrideOfGypsies @Rehsifyar @TheHughJackman @MargotRobbie @JoelKinnaman @ZoeSaldana @DaveBautista @VinDiesel @paulbettany @renner4real @samuelljackson @aarontaylorjohnson @officiallyelizabetholsen @nicholashoult @jamesmcavoyrealdeal @booboodaddy @sophiet @kodismitmcpheeofficial @alexandrashipppp @brielarson @tomholland2013 @imsebastianstan @chadwickboseman #DonCheadle #PaulRudd #AnthonyMackie #ChrisEvans #BradleyCooper #EzraMiller #ScarlettJohansson #SuperheroDay #TyeSheridan #BenedictCumberbatch #WillSmith

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Join Shea Fontana, Yancey Labat and Monica Kubina, the creative team behind the New York Times bestselling DC Super Hero Girls graphic novel series for a can’t-miss signing event. Fans won’t want to miss the DC SUPER HERO GIRLS Free Comic Book Day issue, which includes a sneak peek of SUMMER OLYMPUS due out this summer, and their chance to meet the writer and artists behind the critically acclaimed series at Earth-2 Comics’ Northridge (11am-12:30pm) and Sherman Oaks (2:30pm-4pm) locations on Free Comic Book Day, May 6th.

DC Super Hero Girls is an exciting new universe of superhero storytelling that builds character and confidence and empowers girls to discover their true potential. Starring Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee and Batgirl, the special Free Comic Book Day issue features an exciting, action-packed story from the upcoming original graphic novel DC SUPER HERO GIRLS: SUMMER OLYMPUS, out on June 27th, that readers of all ages will enjoy.

In addition, DC Comics will also be giving away a WONDER WOMAN Free Comic Book Day issue on May 6th. New York Times best-selling writer Greg Rucka and fan-favorite artist Nicola Scott weave the definitive and shocking tale of Diana's first year as Earth's protector. Paradise has been breached, Ares stirs, and the Amazons must answer with a champion of their who is willing to sacrifice her home amongst her sisters to save a world she has never seen. Wonder Woman's journey begins in this epic origin story.

No purchase or wristbands necessary to attend.

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Funko have unveiled the following sneak peek at their upcoming line of "Justice League" Pop! Vinyl Figures which will hit store shelves on August 12th:

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

"Justice League" is directed by Zack Snyder, from a screenplay by Chris Terrio, and features an ensemble cast that includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ciarán Hinds, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons and Jesse Eisenberg.

"Justice League" will premiere in theaters on November 17, 2017.

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Hallmark is proud to announce the latest addition to their line of DC Comics themed Keepsake Ornaments with the "SUPERMAN - A Symbol of Hope Musical Ornament With Light".

Celebrate the season with the symbol of hope from Kal-El's home planet of Krypton—the iconic SUPERMAN shield. This striking Christmas ornament lights up and plays a clip of the stirring John Williams composition Superman Theme. Battery-operated music feature includes three replaceable LR44 batteries.

  • Christmas tree ornament
  • Magic Sound and Light
  • Press the button to hear a version of the Superman Theme and see the shield light up
  • Dated 2017 in copyright
  • Battery operated. Three (3) LR44 batteries included
  • Pre-packaged for easy gift-giving, preservation and storage
  • Measures 3.6" W x 2.7" H x 1.1" D
  • The "Superman - A Symbol of Hope" Musical Ornament retails for $19.95 and will be available for purchase on July 15th.

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    Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading creator of destinations, announced today that Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will feature six immersive worlds: Metropolis and Gotham City, inspired by the universe of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains; Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, and Dynamite Gulch, themed after iconic animated brands such as Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera; and Warner Bros. Plaza, reminiscent of old Hollywood, where these seminal characters and stories were originally brought to life.

    Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, which is located on Yas Island and set to open in 2018, will be a one-of-a-kind, world-class destination home to state-of-the-art thrill rides, interactive family friendly attractions, and unique live entertainment. From the action and adventure of DC to the wacky and wonderful world of Looney Tunes, this immersive and interactive new indoor experience brings some of the world’s most popular stories and characters under one roof.

    “Miral is proud to confirm that one year after announcing its plans to bring Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to Yas island, we’re making great progress with our partners where we’re 60 percent complete and on track to launch in 2018.” said Mohamed Abdullah Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral. “We’re excited to reveal new details about the six unique immersive worlds at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, which is a key part of our ambition to make Yas Island a top-ten global destination for family fun.”

    Guests will be swept away in Hollywood-style when they enter Warner Bros. Plaza, a celebration of all that is the Golden Age of Hollywood. Upon entering the park through the Warner Bros. Shield archway, guests will be transported to Hollywood where Art Deco architecture lines the streets and authentic, Tinseltown details evoke the rich history of Warner Bros.

    For the first time in the Middle East, Super Hero fans will be able to stroll the streets of Superman’s Metropolis, a modern-styled city of towering skyscrapers, and prowl the dark alleys of Batman’s Gotham City in this larger-than-life land where heroic exploits and action-packed family fun wait around every corner.

    The vibrant Cartoon Junction will bring together Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, and other famous characters under a stylized cartoon sky that will immerse guests in the wonderful world of animation. From the fun and frenetic to the out of this world, Dynamite Gulch will take you to the stars and deep into the canyon. Lastly, guests can explore Bedrock, a prehistoric world powered by birds and dinosaurs, where the modern stone-age family can have a “yabba dabba doo” time like The Flintstones.

    “Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will be a state-of-the-art themed experience that authentically brings some of the Studio’s most iconic characters and stories to life under one roof for the first time in the Middle East,” said Pam Lifford, President, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “We have been closely collaborating with our partners at Miral to faithfully construct immersive worlds that resonate with precise details and are thrilled to share these unique experiences with fans next year.”

    Situated on Yas Island, one of the world’s leading business, leisure and entertainment destinations, construction of the park is well underway, surpassing production expectations. The project has engaged 5,500 specialist engineers, workers and craftsmen to build a park that will span 1.65 million square feet. Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will be a fully immersive experience of six worlds comprised of 29 rides, shows, and attractions.

    Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, developed in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment will complement Miral’s Yas Island destination portfolio of themed parks. This includes Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, CLYMB, and opening in 2022, the recently announced SeaWorld Abu Dhabi. Yas Island also offers a wide range of sporting and entertainment experiences including Yas Marina Circuit, seven hotels, year-round events, a live performance and concert arena, 18-hole championship golf course, marina, beach, and the increasingly popular shopping destination, Yas Mall.

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    Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are teaming up for the all-new live-action drama series “Titans,” which will debut in 2018. Additionally, Warner Bros. Animation’s “Young Justice: Outsiders,” the highly anticipated third season of the popular “Young Justice” series, is also ramping up for its first mission next year.

    Both fan-driven series are in early stages of production and will air exclusively on a DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service in 2018. Operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group, the new digital service will deliver an immersive experience designed just for DC fans.

    “Titans” follows a group of young soon-to-be Super Heroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In this action-packed series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including Starfire, Raven and many others. “Titans” is a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever.

    “Titans” will be written by Akiva Goldsman (“Star Trek: Discovery,” “Underground”), Geoff Johns (President & Chief Creative Officer, DC Entertainment; “The Flash,” “Arrow”) and Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl”). Goldsman, Johns, Berlanti and Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl”) are executive producers of the series from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

    In “Young Justice: Outsiders,” the teenage Super Heroes of the DC Universe come of age in an animated world of super-powers, Super-Villains and super secrets. In the highly anticipated new season, the team faces its greatest challenge yet as it takes on meta-human trafficking and the terrifying threat it creates for a society caught in the crossfire of a genetic arms race spanning the globe and the galaxy. Equally praised by critics and viewers for its impressive visuals and rich storytelling, “Young Justice” reached more than 25 million unique viewers in each of its two seasons on Cartoon Network. This passionate fan support set the stage for the new third season.

    Sam Register (“Teen Titans Go!,” “Justice League Action”) is executive producer of “Young Justice.” Brandon Vietti (“Batman: Under the Red Hood,” “Superman Doomsday”) and Greg Weisman (“Star Wars Rebels,” “Gargoyles”) are producers of the series, produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Emmy Award winner Phil Bourassa (“Young Justice,” “Justice League Dark,” “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract”) serves as the series’ art director.

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    The DC Comics-based sitcom "Powerless" which had aired on Thursday nights on NBC has been removed from network's line-up.

    The comedy series stars Vanessa Hudgens, Danny Pudi, Christina Kirk, Ron Funches & Alan Tudyk and takes place at Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises based in Charm City, that specializes in products for ordinary humans who are poised to be victims of the battles between superheroes and supervillains.

    Following a premiere back in February to less-than-impressive ratings, the series has suffered a steady decline in viewership with each new episode and has not been able to catch on with viewers in any significant way.

    "Powerless will not air this week or next," stated Executive Producer Patrick Schumacker via Twitter. "This, I know for sure. I can guess some other things but they're not good. Thanks for watching."

    Upcoming episodes titled "No Consequence Day" and "Win, Luthor, Draw" have been replaced on the NBC schedule with episodes of the comedy series "Superstore."

    As of this writing, there has been no official announcement from NBC in regard to the scheduling change or the future of the show for that matter.

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    The wait is almost over! In anticipation of the May 16 release of Injustice 2, DC All Access is hosting a special live event full of celebrity, carnage and comics. Broadcasting straight from Machinima Studios in Los Angeles, the special episode will stream live Friday, April 28th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. PST.

    In partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the Injustice 2 live stream will include special appearances by Echo Kellum, star of The CW’s Arrow, DC Entertainment Publisher Jim Lee, Nerdist News host Jessica Chobot, Machinima host Chloe Dykstra, and legendary programmer and NetherRealm Studios Creative Director Ed Boon, all to celebrate the forthcoming super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us. DC All Access personalities Jason Inman, Whitney Moore and Hector Navarro will host the event.

    Featuring exclusive character reveals and gameplay footage, writer Tom Taylor will also join to discuss the new INJUSTICE 2 prequel comic inspired by the upcoming game. The newest game in development from the award-winning NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment features a massive roster of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains and allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters.

    Injustice 2 will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on May 16, 2017. New episodes of DC All Access can be viewed via DC Entertainment's official YouTube page

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    The Main Branch of the Cleveland, OH Public Library will present a free screening of the 1978 blockbuster "Superman: The Movie" on Saturday, May 6th at 3:00pm in the Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium.

    One of the most well-regarded superhero films of all time, Superman was a box-office smash when it rocketed to Earth in 1978. The last son of the dead planet Krypton, Kal-El (Christopher Reeve) is found as a baby by Jonathan (Glenn Ford) and Martha Kent (Phyllis Thaxter) when his spaceship crashes just outside of Smallville, USA. Given the name "Clark" by his adopted parents, the boy grows up strong in the American heartland, developing amazing powers under the light of the yellow sun. One day, Clark finds a glowing crystal, and with it finds out about his alien heritage, the knowledge imparted to him by his birth father, Jor-El (Marlon Brando). The boy becomes a man, and moves to Metropolis to work for the Daily Planet newspaper, finding love in Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) and danger in the form of criminal genius Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman).

    The free screening is part of the opening day festivities for the "Superman: From Cleveland to Krypton" exhibit which will be on display at the library for several months and showcases memorabilia, art, & artifacts from the Mike Curtis Collection of Superman memorabilia and other prominent collectors.

    For more information, please visit

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    Warner Bros. has released the international trailer for "Justice League" which features most of the same footage previously seen in last month's trailer but with a heavier focus on Batman. Check it out below:

    Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

    "Justice League" is directed by Zack Snyder, from a screenplay by Chris Terrio, and features an ensemble cast that includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ciarán Hinds, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons and Jesse Eisenberg.

    "Justice League" will premiere in theaters on November 17, 2017.

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    In a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter, actress Diane Lane was asked about her thoughts on the less-than-popular 'Save Martha' scene from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

    Lane dismissed the criticism and found the scene appropriate to the storyline stating, "It's the compassion for a man who's lost his mother. When you understand the wound, you can work better with people."

    Lane also went on to confirm her return to the role of Martha Kent in "Justice League" saying, "I don't think I'm allowed to talk much about it but it was good for me, selfishly, to have a reunion with everyone and meeting some of the new characters."

    "Justice League" stars Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent, Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince, Ray Fisher as Cyborg/Ray Fisher, Jason Mamoa as Aquaman/Arthur Curry, Ezra Miller as The Flash/Barry Allen, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, and Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf. Julian Lewis Jones and Michael McElhatton are also featured in yet-to-be-revealed roles.

    "Justice League" premieres worldwide on November 17th.

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    Actor Mark Gibbon has been cast in the role of General Zod on "Supergirl" and will appear in the season 2 finale of the hit CW series.

    The iconic Superman villain had been rumored to be appearing on the show earlier this week and now CBR has confirmed with The CW that the rumor is indeed true.

    The role of Zod will certainly not be Gibbon's first venture into the superhero television/film universe as the actor has previously appeared in "Man of Steel" as an oil rig worker and in three different roles on "Smallville".

    While it is currently unknown how General Zod will make his debut in the Supergirl season finale, there is a possibility it could involve the return of Non (Chris Vance) who has not been seen on the series since season 1 when he was blinded and defeated by Supergirl.

    It's also possible that his appearance will be featured as just a cameo to set up a larger role as the season 3 primary villain. This year's finale will also feature the return of Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant and Tyler Hoechlin as Superman/Clark Kent.

    The season two finale of "Supergirl" is scheduled to air on Monday, May 22nd.

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    HISTORY® reveals the surprising true beginnings of America’s legendary superhero characters in a new, two-part documentary special, “Superheroes Decoded,” premiering Sunday, April 30 and Monday, May 1 at 9PM ET/PT. The first superheroes emerged in the dark days of the Great Depression and evolved into the blockbuster franchises we know today – their epic origin story is the story of America.

    With rare access to top creators at both DC and Marvel, “Superheroes Decoded” uncovers how the rise of the superhero parallels America’s rise as a superpower in the 20th century, evolving through the decades into a uniquely American mythology that has captured audiences across the globe. Using modern film clips, vintage comic artwork, historical archival material, and interviews with dozens of experts, fans and creators such as Captain America: Civil War star, Anthony Mackie; Captain America: Civil War directors, Anthony Russo and Joe Russo; A Game of Thrones author, George R. R. Martin; Iron Man Director, Jon Favreau; former President of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee; and best-selling author and DC comic writer Brad Meltzer; “Superheroes Decoded” tells the story of the modern era through the lens of America’s greatest fictional heroes.

    Part one explores the making of the iconic American superhero. From the creation of Superman, Batman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and beyond, these all-American legends have endured through decades of war, triumph and scandal, constantly evolving to reflect the country’s changing values in a tumultuous world. From World War II and Vietnam to Watergate and the tragedy of 9/11, these mythic heroes embody America’s deepest fears and greatest aspirations.

    Part two examines the American rebel and how sometimes being a hero means breaking the rules. From the beginning, superheroes like The X-Men, The Hulk, Black Panther, Iron Man, Luke Cage, and Wolverine have challenged authority and fought for outsiders, a battle that reflects the country’s most profound real-world divisions and struggles for justice. From their often controversial origins to recent resurgence in movies of today, these rebels redefine heroism for a new generation.

    “Superheroes Decoded” is produced for HISTORY by Warrior Poets. Morgan Spurlock and Jeremy Chilnick are executive producers for Warrior Poets. Josh Mensch serves as co-executive producer for Warrior Poets. Kristen Burns serves as executive producer for HISTORY. A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights for “Superheroes Decoded.”

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    At the recent London red carpet event for the TV series "Genius", actor Michael McElhatton ("Game of Thrones") revealed that he has an unnamed role in "Justice League".

    "I can't really tell you anything about that. Who knows, maybe they're doing reshoots?", said McElhatton to Red Carpet News TV. "I can't really say, but it looks pretty amazing."

    "It's hard to know, they shoot so much stuff," he continued in regard to the overall tone of Justice League. "There's probably going to be a lot more humor in it, I think would be the main difference compared to [Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice]."

    While McElhatton could not reveal what character he is portraying in "Justice League", he did offer up a few key details of the scene he shot for the film.

    "The scene I did... well at the moment I can say it's a big kind of opening scene. It was pretty dark actually, in it's tone. But in a good way... I quite like that. It wasn't comic book-y, but you can thread a certain amount of humor in it, which maybe [Batman v Superman] was lacking."

    "Justice League" premieres in theaters worldwide on November 17th.

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    Actress Melissa Benoist will be among the featured guests attending the "Heroes & Villains Fan Fest - London" which takes place May 27th and 28th at the Olympia London convention hall in London, England.

    Benoist is best known for her starring roles as Supergirl/Kara Danvers on the hit CBS television series "Supergirl" and as the character Marley Rose for two seasons on the FOX series "Glee".

    She has appeared in a number of other television series including "Homeland," "The Good Wife," and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as well as such films such as "Danny Collins," "The Longest Ride," "Patriots Day," and the Oscar-winning 2014 film "Whiplash".

    Also appearing at the convention alongside Benoist will be Brandon Routh (Superman/Clark Kent - "Superman Returns"; Ray Palmer/The Atom - "Legends of Tomorrow") and Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen/Arrow - "Arrow"; Casey Jones - "TMNT").

    Benoist will be available for autographs and photo-ops both days of the convention. For more information, please visit

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    When production officially began on "Superman: The Movie", many well-known actors were initially considered for the lead role of the Man of Steel including Warren Beatty.

    Ultimately, Beatty would turn down the role and the decision was made to cast an relatively unknown actor which would lead to Christopher Reeve winning the part; a role any fan will agree that he was born to play.

    In a recent interview on the Graham Norton Show, Beatty briefly talked about the opportunity he had to play the iconic superhero and why he decided to pass on the part.

    "I was offered it but I didn't think it was a good idea to put a comic strip into a movie," said Beatty. "They were insistent I think about it so I got my assistant to go out and buy me some long underwear."

    "I put them on, looked at myself in a full-length mirror and picked up the phone to say, 'Just forget it!'".

    In addition to Beatty, other actors tapped to play the role of Superman included Sylvester Stallone, Robert Redford, John Voight, and Patrick Wayne; son of screen legend John Wayne. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and singer Neil Diamond were also considered for the part.

    Beatty's decision to pass on the role of Superman allowed him to star in and co-direct the hit 1978 fantasy-comedy "Heaven Can Wait" which would go on to be nominated for nine Academy Awards.

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    Actor Clifton James who played the role of a small town Sheriff in "Superman II" has passed away at the age of 96.

    Fans will remember James' humorous appearance in the film alongside his deputy when they encounter General Zod, Ursa, and Non who proceeds to take one of the police car's red lights because it reminds Zod of the glow of Krypton's red sun.

    James was also well known for playing the comic-relief role of Louisiana Sheriff J.W. Pepper in the James Bond films "Live and Let Die" and in "The Man with the Golden Gun". He also played a very similar character in "Silver Streak" and a more serious role in "The Reivers" opposite Steve McQueen in which played a mean, corrupt, bungling country sheriff.

    Other prominent roles thoughout James' career included the district attorney who prosecutes Al Capone in the film "The Untouchables," a Navy master-at-arms in "The Last Detail" starring Jack Nicholson, and Chicago White Sox baseball team owner Charles Comiskey in the true story "Eight Men Out"; a drama about the corrupt 1919 Chicago White Sox.

    James passed away on April 15th in Gladstone, Oregon from complications of diabetes. He was proceeded in death by his wife of 64 years, Laurie Harper who passed away in 2015.

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    Warner Bros. has released the following promotional poster for "Justice League" which features Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg standing side-by-side along with the tagline "Unite the League":

    Still obviously absent from the team is Superman (Henry Cavill) who died at the hands of Doomsday in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". However, Cavill did film scenes for "Justice League" and will return in some capacity in the new film.

    Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

    "Justice League" is directed by Zack Snyder, from a screenplay by Chris Terrio, and features an ensemble cast that includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ciarán Hinds, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons and Jesse Eisenberg.

    "Justice League" will premiere in theaters on November 17, 2017.

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    Kotobukiya continues their hit lineup of ARTFX+ statues based on characters appearing in DC Comics with the modern take on Superman as seen in the Rebirth relaunch.

    The new figure features the Man of Steel in his new costume with a more unified blue outfit and matching boots, along with his traditional cape and iconic S-shaped shield.

    The highly detailed sculpt brings Superman's rippling physique to life in a collectible 1/10 scale:

    The DC Comics Rebirth Superman ARTFX+ statue retails for $64.99 and is currently available for pre-order at with shipment scheduled for October, 2017.

    Order yours today to display alone or alongside other DC Super Heroes and villains in Kotobukiya's ARTFX+ lineup!

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    The Superman Super Site is proud to offer one lucky individual the opportunity to win hardcover edition of "LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: The Awesome Guide".

    Ever wondered where Superman™ got his powers, or how The Flash became so speedy? Or why Wonder Woman™ flies an Invisible Jet, and why Batman™ has so many cool vehicles? All the answers and more can be found in this totally awesome guide to LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes.

    Discover the origins of the Justice League™ and their secret identities. Gasp at the amazing superpowers and learn all about their incredible collections of gadgets and vehicles.

    To enter, simply answer the Superman trivia question listed below along with your name, email address, and verification. Then click the "Enter Here to Win" button to submit your entry.

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    Trivia Question: What actor has voiced the role of Superman in all the "LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes" animated films?

    A winner will be selected and notified on Sunday, April 30th. Good luck!


    04/01: Annette O'Toole, Lana Lang in "Superman: III" and Martha Kent in Smallville, born in Houston, TX.
    04/03: Christopher Meloni, Colonel Nathan Hardy in "Man of Steel", born in 1961.
    04/03: Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, born in 1924.
    04/08: John Schneider, Jonathan Kent in Smallville, born in Mount Kisco, NY.
    04/10: Michael Bell, Lex Luthor in the Ruby-Spears Superman cartoon, and Zan, Gleek, and Riddler from the Superfriends cartoon, born in Brooklyn, NY.
    04/14: John Shea, Lex Luthor in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, born in 1949.
    04/26: Tom Welling, Clark Kent in Smallville, born in New York, NY.
    04/29: Sam Jones III, Pete Ross in Smallville, born in Boston, MA.



    Batman v Superman Superman Vinyl Idolz Figure

    The two most iconic superheroes duke it out as collectible stylized vinyl figures! This Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Superman Vinyl Idolz Vinyl Figure features the Caped Crusader, ready to throw down with the Kryptonian threat! Standing about 8-inches tall, this figure comes with a display base and is packaged in a window display box.

    Batman v Superman 4-Inch Alternate Die-Cast Figure 2-Pack

    Based on the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice comes this amazing die-cast action figure 2-pack of Superman and Batman with armor! The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Superman and Batman with Armor 4-Inch Alternate Die-Cast Figure 2-Pack is a must have for DC Comics fans. The figures stand about 4-inches tall! Ages 8 and up.

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Superman Dorbz Vinyl Figure

    The Justice League make their debut as cute, stylized vinyl figures! This Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Superman Dorbz Vinyl Figure features the Man of Steel as an adorable Dorbz vinyl figure! This figure measures approximately 3 1/2-inches tall and comes packaged in a double-sided window display box.

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Wall Clock

    It's time for justice! Make sure you're on time with the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Wall Clock. Measuring approximately 7 1/2-inches wide, the clock is shaped like the film's logo with Superman and Batman on either wing. Requires 1x "AA" battery (not included).


    Baby Kal-El of Krypton is rocketed to Earth by his biological parents where he is raised by Jonathan & Martha Kent in the rural town of Smallville. Disguised as reporter Clark Kent, he adopts a mild-mannered disposition in Metropolis and develops a romance with Lois Lane, while battling the villainous Lex Luthor.


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