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Superman’s 75th Birthday!

superman_75Since you all know I’m a ma-hus-sive Superman fan, I just couldn’t ignore this absolutely wonderful homage to Superman’s 75th Birthday in pictures. I tell you, what I wouldn’t do to get my hands on that very first “Action Comics” comic that introduced us to the red-blue blur of today. I suppose we could ignore the fact that the last one sold for a whopping 2.1 million – I doubt I’ll ever make that much money in my life-time (I hear writing is a fickle business *wink, wink*).

I think my favourite image from the abundance Hero Complex via LA Times has provided has got to be the final shirt-ripping ‘da-da-dada’ pose. It’s the one Superman is most famous for – I mean, come on, any man who rips off his shirt and exposes a primary-coloured, tight-fitting, muscle-bulging costume underneath has GOT to be wonderful. And while searching for more Superman poses, this fantastic blend of old and new cropped into my peripheral vision – via flicksandbits.com.

All in all, Superman looks very good for his age. Maybe he’s had a little bit of botox and a touch-up on photoshop, but he’s still the iconic hero I know and love.

– Man of Steel swoops into cinemas on June 14 – only a couple of months away! 

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Handcuffed and willing: new Man of Steel poster arrives

Superman in handcuffs? The possibilities are endless!Image Courtesy of the 'Man of Steel' Facebook Fanpage

Superman in handcuffs? The possibilities are endless!
Image Courtesy of the ‘Man of Steel’ Facebook fan page

After the hush-hush whispers and the sideways glances from Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder, Superman’s fans are finally treated to a sneak peek poster of the very man himself – for the June 14 cinema extravaganza, Man of Steel.

He’s suited and booted, surrounded by an army of tanked soldiers and bound in… handcuffs?  Read the rest of this entry