The Woman Behind Superman: Inspiration for Lois Lane Dies

Here’s some very sad news: Lois Lane has died. The woman who inspired the character from the “Superman” comic, Joanne Siegel, was 93. Her husband, Jerome Siegel, modeled Lois Lane after the woman who eventually became his wife. The Cleveland native met the Man of Steel co-creator Siegel and his partner Joe Shuster when she […]

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Joanne Siegel dies, widow of Superman co-creator, model for Lois Lane

Published: Monday, February 14, 2011, 2:42 PM     Updated: Monday, February 14, 2011, 5:20 PM By Michael Sangiacomo, The Plain Dealer Follow Share Email Print PD FileJoanne Siegel, on the porch of the former home where her late husband, Jerry Siegel, created Superman. The photo was taken in 1999. Joanne Siegel died today at the […]

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Anil Rickly’s Review – ALL STAR-SUPERMAN

ALL-STAR SUPERMAN Grant Morrison spun a high-concept tale that ran from November 2005 and ended a 12-issue run in October 2008, coupled with the immaculate art of Frank Quitely. It drew rave acclaim and was generally well-received with the 2006 Eisner win for ‘Best New Series’ as well as the 2007, 2009 ‘Best Continuing Series’ […]

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Andrea Romano On All-Star Superman Casting

1 Comment | Add Rate Share: Related Links: Info: Series: All-Star Superman Dishes on the choices that were made and why By Chris Beveridge     February 11, 2011 All-Star Superman© DC Comics With February 22nd quickly approaching, Warner Bros. is getting a bit more publicity out there for its release of the All-Star Superman Blu-ray […]

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Kevin Smith Goes Fanboy For Zack Snyder’s ‘Superman’ Reboot

When it comes to Zack Snyder‘s upcoming reboot of the “Superman” movie franchise, the rumor mill has been turning at a furious pace lately. We’ve had actors’ names thrown around, casting rumors reported and debunked in the space of a day, and lots of uncertainty about which characters from the Man of Steel’s history will […]

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Superman Meets Wonder Woman – But Not Omaha

This is the current DC solicitation for Superman #708, out yesterday, from the DC Comics site. Except the comic sees Superman go to Lincoln, Nebraska instead of Omaha. Which is sad news for Omaha retailers, Legend Comics, Kypton Comics and Dragon’s Lair that ordered hundreds and garnered plenty of publicity over a year on the […]

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The Best Romances In Comics

In last week’s installment of Ask Chris, I wrote about a few of the worst romances in comics, but with Valentine’s Day coming next week, this is no time to focus on the negative. After all, love isn’t just in the air, it’s also on the page of our favorite comics. Which is why today, […]

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‘Superman Classic’ by Rob Pratt: The Best Animated Fan Film Ever?

I’ve seen a lot of fan films in my time on the Internet, but today, I’ve finally found one that might just dethrone The Amazing Adventures of Little Batman as the best fan film of all time: Rob Pratt’s Superman Classic. That may seem like a pretty bold statement for something that clocks in at […]

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February 7, 2011: From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast

Welcome to the 83rd episode of From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast! This podcast has a simple premise; examine just about every Superman comic published between Man of Steel #1 in 1986 to Adventures of Superman #649 in 2006 in an informative and hopefully entertaining format. Part index. Part commentary. Part history lesson. All […]

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Superman Turned Away From Metropolis Comic Con

METROPOLIS (AP)  The Daily Planet is reporting that the Metropolis city fathers have put pressure on Comic Con to refuse admission to Superman this year.  It seems that whenever Superman flies in for Comic Con, it becomes nearly impossible to sell Little Lulu and Archie Comics.  Dealers in those sort of comics were able to […]

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