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2011-07-22 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark Kent is a bachelor, Lois Lane is dating a hunky new co-worker and the sky's the limit for her career as the new boss of the Daily Planet's television and new media department. The Daily Planet is under new ownership, as the paper has been purchased by a global media conglomerate. Looks like things in Metropolis just got a whole lot more interesting as Superman news continues to turn heads at Comic-Con 2011. DC Comics will usher in a new...

2009-07-10 12:55:12

Police in New York said they arrested a man dressed as Superman and handcuffed a Batman in the city's Times Square. Officers said Superman, secret identity Maksim Katsnelson, 23, of New York, became violent after police approached the Man of Steel and Batman, who by day uses the name Frank Frisoli of Maine, and asked them if they had licenses to perform on the street in costume, the New York Post reported Friday. Frisoli was handcuffed by police after they discovered the men were not carrying...

2009-03-14 19:47:15

A rare copy of the first Superman comic book sold for $317,200 during an Internet auction, a New York auction company said. The auction site ComicConnect.com said John Dolmayan, drummer for the rock band System of a Down -- who also happens to be a vintage comic book collector and dealer -- registered the winning bid late Friday for a client, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. It was one off the highest bids ever for a comic book, the newspaper said. The 1938 edition of Action Comics...

2006-06-09 19:20:00

LOS ANGELES -- After weeks of Internet buzzing that the new Superman movie portrays the Man of Steel as gay, the director of the film issued a strong denial on Friday and said it was the most heterosexual character he has filmed. Superman "is probably the most heterosexual character in any movie I've ever made," said Bryan Singer, director of "Superman Returns," a new movie about the crime-fighting superhero that opens June 28. "I don't think he's ever been gay." In recent months, the movie's...

2006-05-31 14:45:37

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Warner Bros. is moving the release of its widely anticipated movie "Superman Returns" ahead by two days in a bid to boost ticket sales over the U.S. Independence Day holiday, a studio official said on Wednesday. "Superman Returns," which stars newcomer Brandon Routh as the fabled Man of Steel, was scheduled to hit theaters on Friday, June 30, but Warner Bros. will now send it out on Wednesday, June 28, a full seven days ahead of the Fourth of July holiday....

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2005-06-28 13:25:00

METROPOLIS, Ill. -- In this sleepy Ohio River town that claims Superman as its favorite son, 50-year-old Jim Hambrick has landed somewhere between reality and fantasy. All things Superman rule here, from the 15-foot bronze statue of the buff comic-book hero on Superman Square to the "S"-emblazoned T-shirts that can be found just about everywhere. Images of Superman grace the water tower and billboards, pointing the way to downtown. A phone booth in the business district is just for show...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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