Comic-book bonanza: Donor gives UofL library a pop-culture treasure-trove – Louisville Courier

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 10–> Dick Wilson was a grade-school Army brat kicking around Japan when he bought his first comic book, a used Superman title that he got from a fellow brat for half off the cover price: a nickel instead of a dime. “I still remember that cover,” said Wilson, 59, a Louisville native. […]

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August 6, 2011: San Diego Comic-Con International Recap

Okay… so a hundred and thirty thousand people walk into a convention center… Sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? But, in this case it’s true! And the number is an accurate tally! Every July, thousands upon thousands of people of all ages invade San Diego for the monstrous event called Comic Con […]

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August 5, 2011: Reactions to First "Man of Steel" Superman Photo

The Superman Homepage contacted a number of celebrities and personalities in the Superman world, from comic book writers and artists to film and television actors, to get their reaction to the first image of Henry Cavill as Superman released for “Man of Steel”. Here below are the first batch of answers we received. Look for […]

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Collection of nearly 2000 comics set for display

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Batman and Superman will have a new temporary home at the University of Louisville’s Ekstrom Library. The two superheros, along with a host of other comic characters, will be on display as part of a collection of nearly 2,000 vintage comic books in the Rare Books Gallery at the library. The […]

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Why do we care if Perry White is black?

Image Credit: PRN/PR Photos; Marvel/AP Images Perry White and Spider-Man are both black now. Well, kind of. Laurence Fishburne will play the editor of the Daily Planet in the 2013 Superman reboot, and a mixed-race teenager named Miles Morales is taking over webslinging duties in Marvel’s “Ultimate” universe. Now, you could argue that these changes […]

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Henry Cavill Reveals Which Superman Comics Are Preparing Him For Man Of Steel

Henry Cavill was at SDCC last week(or was that two weeks ago now?) speaking about his latest movie Tarsem’s Immortals, and showing off his newly dyed black Superman do. So off course a few questions were leveled at the young actor about stepping into the boots and cape of The Man Of Steel in Zack […]

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August 2, 2011: Superman Comics Shipping This Week

Diamond Comics has released the list of comic books and other items shipping this week. Here are the Superman related items in that list… Shipping This Week: August 3, 2011. The following products are expected to ship to comic book specialty stores this week. Note that this list is tentative and subject to change. Please […]

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On-screen Superhero Categories Coming Soon

More Related Stories email article print page <![CDATA[ ]]> By Erik Sofge All of the top superheroes have had their shot at big-screen success. DC Comics’ Batman has six blockbusters under his utility belt. Superman has five. Spider-Man survived three. And Marvel Comics’ X-Men have collectively appeared in five. The most recent, X-Men First Class, […]

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COMICS: Four Pages From Superman #1 And The Flash #1 Revealed!

Bleeding Cool has uncovered two pages a piece from The Flash #1 and Superman #1, both of which are a part of the relaunch that will begin in early September (except for Justice League #1, which will be available in later August). While we have yet to see the colored versions, check them out below… […]

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Superman Returns and Other Comic Book Film Adaptations That Sucked

Flickr Just when Harry Potter thought he was going to reign, when nothing could outdo his finest spells and ghastly encounters, Captain America crashed into his moment of grandeur, sending his epic, final film spiraling downward in a battle at the box office. That’s right: the puny, outdated action hero who miraculously turns into a Calvin […]

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