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Guest Book Entries from Jan-Aug 1999!


Really cool site.  Keep up the great work.

- Traci, 24 Aug 1999

I am so obsessed with Superman Silverage!  I love Jimmy Olsen, who needs their own Superman?  I feel very deprived that Lucy Lane does not not have her own webpage (at least that I can find) so I plan to construct one as soon as I get a scanner.  Curt Swan Rules!  I hate Neil Adams, he is evil!  Yuk, he killed Superman with his freakin artwork!  I have a Superman kite above my bed and hundreds of comics.  I have as much Silverage stuff as I could afford.  Batman is nifty also.  Detective Comics Rules!!!!!

- Rachel, 23 Aug 1999

Thank you, Mr. Galvez.  The essay is an interesting perspective on our hero as he can be related to the life of the immigrant and westward migration in our country.

- Sol, 20 Aug 1999

Great site. A true testament of your love of the Man of Steel.

- ANTHONY CONN, 16 Aug 1999

This page is great !!!  When I was a kid, Superman was one of my favorite heroes.  The other group of heroes "flew" by way of a certain well-known starship, circa 1966-69. :-}  But I was always a Superman fan, although I thought that comic books weren't "hip" after the age of 14 or 15.  (Although I made an exception & bought the DC Comic where Superman dies battling Doomsday.  I knew in my gut that he'd come back. Also bought "The Death & Life of Superman")  Thanks for bringing back a lot of memories !!

- Daniel Appleton, 15 Aug 1999

You're very welcome, Daniel!

I have been a SuperMan fan my entire life, I am now 17. I have every comic from the death of Kal-el until today. Please send info on Superman.

- Steve Wynne, 13 Aug 1999

Here's an interesting synopsis of the Kent-Superman dichotomy and of Kal-El's place in American folklore.

Click on the link:

It's a fascinating analysis, read and enjoy the article.  UP, up and away!!!!!!!!

- Romarico Galvez, 12 Aug 1999

Great web site, I think it's great.

- Nick Hayes, 11 Aug 1999

Hi, Mark and the gang,

It's me again.  I'm still feeling ashamed of myself for that unwarranted outburst with the Trekkie.  However, besides that, I couldn't stay away from the site and not contribute some conclusions as to why our Supes is optimistic and inspiring, compared to this decade's model.

Here goes, after going through my available copies or reprint of the Silver and Bronze age Supes, I believe that the reasons why he is not as depressing as the present one are due to a number of factors:

1) PHYSICAL - There has been a genetic and biochemical link to worry and depression, and Kal is immune to these as his own genetic background is a buffer against neurotic urges.  Coming from the esteemed House of El, all achievers and scientists, his own chromosomes prevent him from falling victim to pessimism.

In his 'super-state', he is not only invulnerable to harm but to extreme mood swings. He may be surpised, baffled,and shocked sometimes, but he recovers quickly, reacts promptly and correctly to adverse situations.

The yellow rays of our sun also boost his brainpower and keep his moods stable.  His disposition is really a 'sunny' one.  In fact, some depressive patients are advised to expose themselves to sunlight for at least 30 minutes, or stay under a full spectrum light to relieve low moods.  And it works.  The doctors must be reading Superman comics!

Even without the yellow solar rays, Kal has shown that he can keep himself occupied by delving into science, language, and writing.  He always seeks an answer to problems (his own and others' as well)  His own family history is rich in creativity and invention, and with his alien roots firmly imbedded in Krypton and Kandorian influences, his mind has better things to do.

2) MENTAL ATTITUDES and MORAL CODE - Kal's mindset is a 'can-do' attitude.  It consists of sheer persistence, of doggedly achieving his goals but his actions are always tempered with mercy, good judgement, a strong religious and moral foundation laid by his foster-parents, Jonathan and Martha Kent.  Being gifted with extraordinary powers far beyond those of any mortal men has helped him to be immune to physical and mental pain which will cripple most men in a crisis.  Because he rarely gets excited in the Earthly context, he can cope with any emergency immediately and think more efficiently and quickly in 'pressure situations'.  His super-brain and quick reflexes allow him to solve problems.  He is Mr. Fix-it in disguise.

Because of the moral code his foster parents lovingly taught him, he has learned self-control, and Kal even contrived to show himself to the public as a babbling neurotic, as a kind of safety valve for expressing the natural shocks that flesh is heir to, but of course, it's all an act, and the readers know it.  It is to our amusement that his own colleagues, Lois, Perry, Jimmy do not know who Kent really is, it's all part of the game.

On the other hand, Kal needs his civilian identity to stay in the public incognito, and it also keeps him humble.

3) EMOTIONAL SELF-CONTROL - I have made an issue of today's 'heroes' who ruminate on themselves obsessively and do nothing inspiring for their adoring public.

Kal has excellent self-control.  With his powers, he could have taken advantage of women, indulged in a life of crime, become a tyrant, or even just bum around, doing nothing and let the whole world go to hell.  He chose the harder way, as Robert Frost said, 'I chose the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.'  It is much harder to resist temptation to dominate lesser beings to lord it over everybody else and abuse your powers, especially if you are one of the mightiest men in the universe.  It is a greater challenge to do good.  St. Paul said,'Let us not weary in doing good.'  Lois Lane, in these pc times will call Supes a wimp for not taking advantage of her.  Calling Monica Lewinsky!!!!!!!!!

4) EMPATHY and SELFLESSNESS - Do you know who are the least mentally disturbed people?  These people are the ones who strive for the good of mankind.  Who are they?  Mother Teresa, George Washington Carver, Martin Luther King, Alfred the Great (England's first and greatest king), Albert Schweitzer, Richard Wurmbrand (tortured for Christ), Blaise Pascal, Florence Nightingale.  These men and women and more unsung heroes are ceaselessly toiling to improve the lot of their fellowman, and they seldom indulged in self-pity, they helped all the souls that came their way.  They were too busy bearing one another's burdens to notice theirs.  What we need is no psychotherapy, but more philantrophy and civic mindedness.  Of this stuff is Superman made.

5) HUMILITY and EMPATHY - Supes had these qualities, yes.  In his Kent persona, he even had too much of it, to the point of hypochondria and neurosis, but it's all an act.  As Superman, he knew that despite his phenomeanl powers, people still die, (his foster parents did) and evil men continue to commit crimes.  That's why it IS a never ending battle.  His supersenses are more keenly developed than Marvel's Daredevil, and he can easily sense other people's moods by tuning in to their heartbeat, smelling their sweat, observing their body language.  That makes him a very good observer of human behavior.

6) SOLITUDE- There are moments when a man must be alone with himself (ladies, take note) to keep stock of the days' actions and events.  Kal needs some solitude and in the Arctic North, he finds a place to unwind, catch up on his hobbies, surf the net, get messages or distress signals from other planets, visit Kandor and just confide in his cousin, Kara Zor-El aka Supergirl.  Such activities help you to relax and recharge your batteries to prevent boredom and to create your own space.  Anyone who can cope with solitude is made of sterner stuff.  Yet our action ace does not stay isolated so long.  When the outside world needs his help, he flies hastily to the scene.

Knowing our human frailties and weaknesses, with all these qualities, I therefore submit that such a character will have less mood swings, will act as an inspiration, and acts as a guardian angel to catch us when we fall.


I rest my case.  UP... UP... and AWAY!!!!

- Romarico Galvez, 10 Aug 1999

What about the movie "Supergirl"?  Or what about the other three "Superman" movies?  I did, however, like the history, about the radio and the serials and stuff.

- Paula Kelsey, 7 Aug 1999

Thanks Paula!  Rest assured, we hope to get to Supergirl and the additional Superman movies one of these days...

Being 43 I grew up with Superman from the early 60's and was with him until destroyed by John Byrne.  Haven't been back since.  It's too painful seeing the mess they have made of him but I guess kids of today think that it is the original and have no idea of his glorious past.  Thank you for allowing me to return to those bygone days via your web site.

- Peter Sherriff, 8 Aug 1999

SUPERMAN is the BEST! He is really The Man of Steel!

- Jussi, 7 Aug 1999

I've passed this way before a number of times and I must say this is the most extensive and thoughtful web-site devoted to our hero.  It pains me to see what today's kids are believing is Superman.  1986 was a bad year.  The Man of Steel who had left an indelible imprint on our culture was abandoned by those who held his copyright.  Of course, Victoria Galvez is right when she said that Superman is bigger than DC (re: message archives).  He is bigger than all of us.  He is bigger than reality - as are all myths, for they instruct us.  They hold truths that aim us toward a higher reality.  Greatness is not sitting in front of you waiting for you to grasp it.  It stands majestically at the back of your mind, arms and legs akimbo, red cape billowing in the wind, calling to you to take to the sky.

Thanks for being here, Superman Through The Ages!


- Sol, 5 Aug 1999

Superman has been my favorite superhero for my whole life.  I have collected numerous items through the years about Superman.  It was great to read all of the articles on Superman and look at the pictures of him in this site.  There will never be any superhero that is as widely loved as Superman.

- Matt Kangas, 4 Aug 1999

Wow!  Congratulations!  Really great site, the best on the net about "The big S".  I was not a fan of him, but after Superman: Peace on Earth was published here in Brasil I discovered I was wrong!  Superman Rules!

- Rodrigo C. Pereira, 1 Aug 1999

Hi Super Folks !!: I'm from Uruguay, a small country in South America (located between Argentina and Brazil). My English is very primitive, but I think you should understand me very well!

I've been a Superman fan since I was 7 or 8 (now I'm 22), but it was always difficult to buy good editions in that time. I've followed (and enjoyed, of course) the Post-Crisis era, because It was easy to find spanish editions. I'm not following the story now (I don't like the blue close at all!) Maybe in a few years I'll change my mind about that.

I love the first two films too.  Christopher Reeve is perfect with the big "S". The third and fourth were a little silly for me.  I'd like to exchange opinions and information on the Man of Steel with anyone who wants to.

I have to go now.  The site is very cool and i like it very much.


- Gabriel Costa, 29 Jul 1999

I am an artist that loves t'draw super heros.  I think among many celebrities Spider-Man, Batman, and Superman are the all time greats and I enjoy drawing them all the time.

- Spider-Man <>, 27 Jul 1999

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- MARVIN LEWIS, 3 Jul 1999

Superman's the best, I've be keeping up with him for years.  This site offers a lot of information keep up the good work!

- Jeff, 29 Jun 1999

Superman is my favourite hero ever.  I love him.  I watch his cartoon every time and I have never lost an episode.

- Michael Phylactou, 29 Jun 1999


- * HECTOR ZAFRILLA *, 12 Jun 1999

Hey Everyone!  I just LOVE superman!  Anything about him is awesome!  This web page is awesome, His logo's awesome, his comic book series is awesome, heck, he's awesome!!!

- Tashina Walking Eagle!  6 Jun 1999

I really enjoy this site.  I visit it often and even use the comic book covers and other artworks as wallpaper on my computer at my workplace, which gets many comments from my coworkers.

By the way, someone tell Tony that his spelling is correct; but didjall know that when he first appeared in 1944 his name was spelled M-X-Y-Z-T-P-L-K?  I forget when, but at some point some DC exec accidentally transposed the "T" and the "P," and the new spelling stuck.

- Douglas Tisdale, 3 Jun 1999

I am obsessed with superman, i want him, I luv him, I seriously think he is a real person. Someday I will find my superman.
I love Superman 4 life!!!

- Lizzie R, Sun, 30 May 1999 10:39:34 GMT

Superman is the best to me his symbol stands for everything good like bravery and strength.

- Nick Whitney, Sun, 30 May 1999 05:21:36 GMT

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- Adam Broderick, Thu, 27 May 1999 18:21:25 GMT

Superman rules! His "S" Symbol is the second most known symbol next to the cross. The whole world knows and loves the Man Of Steel. He stands for Truth, Justice and the American Way. Someone once said that Superman is the American Dream and Batman is the American Truth. Everyone wishes that there was a Superman. I know I do.

- Vincent Storer, Thu, 27 May 1999 15:24:41 GMT

Been a huge fan of Supes for years. Love the items that are posted at this site. Keep it up. Thanks.

- Chad Howell, Tue, 25 May 1999 22:36:25 GMT

Since I was very small I've been a fan of Superman. Don't know why but I like him, I've seen 3 of his four movies, collecting comics (in swedish) and seen the new series Lois and Clark the adventures of Superman. He is great.

- Anders Nilsson, Mon, 24 May 1999 12:48:25 GMT

Hey, great site. I'm a really big Pre-Crisis Supes fan myself. But shouldn't your page also be talking about how the Pre-Crisis universe exists again through hypertime? Anyway, cool site.


- Bill Hensel, Wed, 19 May 1999 0:41:50 GMT superman! He's my idol!

-, Tue, 18 May 1999 10:20:47 GMT

I'm five years old boy from Finland and I just love Superman.

- Heikki, Sun, 16 May 1999 05:33:56 GMT

We love this site!

- Super man Blue & Red, Sat, 15 May 1999 03:03:44 GMT

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- angela, Tue, 11 May 1999 22:34:24 GMT

I like the way Superman catches stupid robbers.

- Jason age 6, Sat, 8 May 1999 05:21:43 GMT

Your address is - the ".am" indicates that it's an Armenian domain.  Didja know this when makin' the site?

Also: this is a great, nearly complete record of the Pre-Crisis Superman.  It's so cool.

- The Blue Spider, Thu, 6 May 1999 16:01:25 GMT

Thanks, glad you like the site!  Yes, we did know when we started that ".am" is the Armenian top level domain - and it sounds neat to boot!

Great site, I'm coming back to check it often I think.

- Erling Husa, Wed, 5 May 1999 16:55:23 GMT

I've just been discussing Superman at work and have a question that I'm sure someone will be able to answer.  I believe that Superman had adventures with a little guy called MXYZPTLK.  Can someone confirm this and that I've got the correct spelling. Also, where can I find the little fella on the website?
Thanks, Tony.

- Tony Russell, Tue, 4 May 1999 09:41:16 GMT

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- PATRICK WEST, Sun, 2 May 1999 16:30:19 GMT

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- rob deane, Fri, 30 Apr 1999 22:47:27 GMT

I enjoyed the site greatly!!!!  Please put me on your mailing list.  I like what I have seen, keep it up!!

- Joel Shockley, Thu, 29 Apr 1999 19:14:50 GMT

Bravo pour votre superbe site qui regroupe tout ce que l'on peut chercher sur le plus grand héro de l'histoire de la bande-déssiné.  Superman n'est plus un symbole américain mai est devenu un véritable phénomène mondial.

long vie au fils de Krypton

- kryptonious, Sat, 24 Apr 1999 20:41:59 GMT

At the moment I'm reading Still Me by Christopher Reeve.  It is such a moving book that I haven't put it down all week, in school, at work, I'll always be curled up in a corner reading the book.  He is an amazing person who lives life to its fullest.

- Ash, Sat, 24 Apr 1999 21:50:02 GMT

I've been reading Superman comics for 15 years and I constantly seem to rediscover new reasons why I continue to read. There is really something unique about the character of Clark/Superman that draws you in and immerses you in a world that you wish was real. Yes it is a form of escapism, but what fun!

- Ken Browning, Wed, 21 Apr 1999 13:24:29 GMT

Super website, it's about time someone came up with this fantastic website honoring our greatest superhero!!  Superman has been and will always be my favorite.  Here's to also put a vote in for Gerard Christopher in the next Superman movie, he will be close to Christopher Reeve who was the best.  Please help me subscribe to kal-l.  Keep up the great work and look up in the sky!

- Brian Fall, Tue, 20 Apr 1999 23:03:19 GMT

Thanks Brian! You've been added to kal-l.  We agree that Gerard Christopher is pretty swell. :-)

I really admire the people behind this site.  I have been looking for the George Reeves TV videos to buy for years.  Finally I have found them thru this fantastic site.  Keep up the great work I will be back to visit.  Superman is by far the best superhero around.

- Mike, Mon, 12 Apr 1999 06:21:33 GMT

Glad we were able to help, Mike!  Fans of Adventures of Superman should be sure not the miss The Adventures Continue, a site dedicated to George Reeves and the rest of the cast and crew of the show.

I am, I am Superman; and I can do anything!

- megan, Sat, 10 Apr 1999 02:47:42 GMT

It is great!!!

- gabriella, Thu, 8 Apr 1999 18:26:03 GMT

Superman kicks doomsday!

- Steven Herrera, Wed, 7 Apr 1999 03:23:08 GMT

This is a great website, i will recommend it to all my superman-fan-friends!! Keep up the good work!... does anyone know where i could get a Superman (silver) charm for a necklace??? Anyways, thanx a bunch guys!!!!

"Carpen Diem"

- Jenny <, Sun, 4 Apr 1999 20:58:45 GMT

Thank you, Jenny!  Sterling silver Superman logo pendants and rings have been sighted in Warner Brothers Stores.

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- angel nacianceno <Anaciancen>, Wed, 31 Mar 1999 21:49:19 GMT

All of you are awesome!  I have never thought that there were so many total fans of THE MAN.  I would like any cool pictures or any other interesting paraphernalia that someone could show me.

- Super Plemons, Mon, 29 Mar 1999 01:27:39 GMT

I have been a fan of superman for 25 years. The character has really grown since then. I was disappointed when dc comics turned him into "electric superman" with the cheesy blue costume! I'm glad they came to their senses and put him back to normal! On the live-action front, i'd have to say that chris reeve's portrayal was the most honest and wholesome. But i've got to give dean cain a lot of credit for lasting 4 seasons and doing an excellent job of playing the dual roles of clark&supes! I'm glad they nixed nick cage! He's a good actor, don't get me wrong, but did the suits at time/warner ever consider dean cain for the job? It's not like he was busy doing anything else!

- larry griggs, Sun, 28 Mar 1999 10:00:56 GMT

I really like red blue Super Man I am sending a clock to DC Comics in 10 weeks

- KRIS, Wed, 24 Mar 1999 01:31:10 GMT

Superman Rules!

- Clint Myrick, Tue, 23 Mar 1999 00:14:58 GMT

In a world of such violence and hate, it is good to know that there is still an icon for "truth and justice" that a new generation can look upon for hope.....

- DarqPhire, Sun, 21 Mar 1999 02:01:35 GMT

We really like Superman! Why did Ted (lex) Turner take "Lois and Clark" off the air?

- Thu, 18 Mar 1999 22:48:10 GMT

Superman is one of the coolest super heroes known to man.  I think it is cool when he meets other super heroes.

- K.G. Hitson, Thu, 18 Mar 1999 21:49:59 GMT

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- Corrigan, Wed, 17 Mar 1999 23:06:19 GMT

Superman to me is a hero. but oh, so much more! He is two people in one. One is the protector of the world. the other is just an ordinary guy who has fears. He gets nervous, and unsure. He makes mistakes. He loves and he hates. In short, Clark Kent and Kal-el define the human race, alien though they be. It's a beautiful thing.

P.S. my favorite Superman is portrayed in the T.V. series "Lois and Clark; The New Adventures of Superman"

- Alison Velasco, Tue, 16 Mar 1999 22:32:56 GMT

This page is great.  I've been a Superman fan since I was a little kid.  This is a great way to keep The Man of Steel alive - the real Man of Steel, that is.
   - Walter Mc Gee

- Walter Mc Gee, Tue, 16 Mar 1999 20:01:27 GMT

Great Web Site!!

- Ryan Rexer, Tue, 16 Mar 1999 03:42:12 GMT

Superman is the man! And no one can beat superman!

- david(mickeyden)nixon, Mon, 15 Mar 1999 03:31:15 GMT

Hey, this is a special treasure for a Pre-Crisis Superman fan like myself - and the best part is that The Pre-Crisis Superman adventures are all in continunity again thanks to Hypertime!

- Bill Hensel, Thu, 11 Mar 1999 01:11:16

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- lmd, Tue, 9 Mar 1999 16:38:39 GMT

You've done a wonderful job in paying tribute to the greatest hero of our time.  My prayers go out to Christopher Reeve, the man who I have always thought of as the real Superman.

- Brian DiGregorio, Tue, 9 Mar 1999 05:29:44 GMT

What does Superman mean to me? Humanity. Strange isn't it? That an (albeit human looking) alien should embody the finest qualities of the human condition. Superman has become modern myth, transcending the "junk" stigma of comics to become a universally respected symbol. In a world where morality is an undefinable gray blob, its nice to be able to open a copy of Superman Adventures (the only series doing the character justice these days) and see things in a clearer black and white.

It's been said that Marvel comics are superior because they're based in real cities like New York, giving their world more realism. Forget realism! Who wouldn't love to live in Metropolis? To live in a city free of fear? To be able to be the person who shouts "Look! Up in the Sky!"

And some kids like Spawn. Sheesh.

- S.D. of Alberta, Mon, 8 Mar 1999 02:24:05 -0500 (EST)

I would like to know the Status for Superman Action Figure

- Adam Sharif, Sat, 6 Mar 1999 02:01:51 GMT

This is an excellent site, rich in information about Superman and his comics. It captures the essence of Superman, the sense of wonder the old stories convey. It is a fitting tribute to the creators of Superman and the character's fans. Thanks for putting the Fortress together -- I look forward to visiting it again soon.

- Ivy Garlitz, Fri, 5 Mar 1999 22:50:54 GMT

Who is Superman? A visitor from another planet? A god? A man. He is just a man. Struggling to do what is good and right. He doesn't look upon his abilities as "powers". But he sees them as just that, abilities. A gift. And whenever possible he uses his gift to not only help people, but to benefit all of mankind. His physical state may be invulnerable, but his emotional being is just as fragile as all of us. And that is what makes him a man. Jor-El was right, we do have the potential to be a great people. Clark is just trying to set an example, and show us the way. And that is what makes him a superman. It's too bad he is just a fictional character. .....But he's not just that. He is an idea. An idea that has been around since the dawn of humanity. He lives in all of us, everyday. Reminding us that we have to take each day as it comes, and try to do what is good. what is right. what is just. And to always TRY to make the right decisions. Then we too are not only human. But all of us are Supermen as well.

- Erik Eldman, Fri, 5 Mar 1999 17:08:33 GMT

This is the best page ever!!! Keep kicken' @$$.

- Beau Lilly, Fri, 5 Mar 1999 03:59:18 GMT

This has to be by far the best Superman site on the web! Keep up the great work!

- Jim EL, Thu, 4 Mar 1999 21:17:19 GMT

best Superman Movie is Superman 2 And Superman 3 i like them a lot

- Jesse Nitschke, Sun, 28 Feb 1999 18:26:34 GMT

Great website!!!!!!!! Keep up the super work. Another great website to visit is Try it!!!

- Micah Calloway, Fri, 26 Feb 1999 23:46:19 GMT

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- Ronnie Gay, Thu, 25 Feb 1999 18:21:33 GMT

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- jay, Sun, 21 Feb 1999 17:07:06 GMT

The revamped Superman of 1986 is the best. All the newer stories just totally rock. No dissin' the older Superman titles but I wasn't in to all the silly stories that mostly existed throughout certian periods in Superman's time. I did enjoy the Superman Annual from 1985 that featured Mongul having Superman's body taken over by a plant that gave him a fantasy of his heart's desire. That among many of the other classics was featured in "The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told". Now it's been about 11 or 12 years since that book came out why isn't there a volume 2 of "The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told"? I mean there have been TPs that have dealt with most of the major storylines but there have been some stories neglected that should make it. Well, anyway this site really kicks well you know that word but I can't say it due to still wanting to be polite, LOL!

- The Hawk, Sun, 21 Feb 1999 13:55:20 GMT

I love your comics superman!

- garrett, Wed, 17 Feb 1999 16:23:22 GMT

hey... i was just sufing the web for some illustrations on superman and other comic book characters and i happened to stumble upon this page. This is a neat idea to have a section for superman lovers. Well, superman has always been my favorite hero so anytime I feel week, i always remind myself that I am him.

- superman209, Mon, 15 Feb 1999 0:16:47 GMT

Love your website! Keep up the fantastic work!

I have been involved with raising money for the Christopher Reeve Foundation, getting Chris Reeve his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 15, 1997, working with DC Comics (Superman: The Complete History, the upcoming Superman visual dictionary, etc.) and helping organize the annual Superman celebration in Metropolis, Illinois.  I will also be working with Richard Donner on a re-release of Superman - The Movie on DVD and video.  Please feel free to e-mail me if I can assist you in anyway.  Please encourage Superman fans to attend this summer's Metropolis celebration, June 10-13.  I've already confirmed Kerry Gammill, Alex Ross, and Justin Whalin as guests.  For more information on the celebration and hotel accomodations call the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce at (800) 949-5740.  For guest info e-mail me, and for auction info e-mail David Olsen at Dolsen223 at aol.  There will be a grand Superman auction and a showing of the extended version of Superman II in the Merv Griffin Theater in Metropolis during the celebration.  See you there!

Jim Bowers

- Jim Bowers, Sat, 13 Feb 1999 2:36:30 GMT

Superman is the best.

- RayMay, Tue, 9 Feb 1999 07:15:19 GMT

I'm an 18 year old Superman lover, I'm known as "Superman The Man of Steel" through-out my school, my friends and family. Christopher Reeve played the best Superman ever. He's my idol, my role model. To this day I still look up to this outstanding person. I've been a Superman lover ever since I was born, I wear my different Superman shirts almost every day, to show Christopher Reeve aka Superman the celeberity I look up to that I care, and I always will. One of these days I will meet the true Man of Steel........ Christopher Reeve.

Super page, guys.
Yours truly,
The Greatest Superman Fan Ever.
Superman Man Of Steel
You'll believe a man can fly.

- SUPERMAN, Fri, 5 Feb 1999 29:14:11 GMT

This was such a fantastic journey through here. I'm new to the internet and this was fantastic finding all this information here on my favorite icon. Thanks for this great gift of appreciation to his creators.

- Charlton V, Wed, 3 Feb 1999 13:33:42 GMT

Cool!  I'm sure every true Kryptonian fanatic will enjoy this site.

- Exequiel, Tue, 2 Feb 1999 1:04:43 GMT

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- JILLE, Mon, 1 Feb 1999 15:47:49 GMT

this page is great and SUPERMAN is the best hero in all of history

- Matias Castagnini, Sun, 31 Jan 1999 18:13:42 GMT

I have always watched superman, man it's a cool movie. Well, that's not what i've written for - I have written to say that Christopher Reeve is an amazing person in spite of all that has happened to him he still believes, he still has hope - WOW, what a person. Please g-d one day soon there will be a cure for his illness and so many people will praise all those people who lived to help others like Christopher Reeve.

- sandy 99, Sun, 31 Jan 1999 12:25:58 GMT

We love Superman. You have a wonderful page. Thank you very much.

Dan & Christa

- Daniel & Christa Reese, Sat, 30 Jan 1999 16:44:31 GMT

Good sight.  Just a thought on "Supe's" names:
Kal-El could be a combination of a Greek word meaning "beauty" (as in kaleidoscope) and the Hebrew word for God -- The "Beauty of God" or the "Beautiful God."  Clark Kent appears to be derived from the Latin word for priest (cleric) and the Old English-Germanic word for knowledge or revelation -- "The Priest Revealed."

Ray "Mon-El" Daye

- Raymond Daye, Fri, 29 Jan 1999 21:44:53 GMT

This is good. This is REALLY good.

It's the kind of site that a mythical hero loved by so many generations should have.  It's a fitting tribute to a character that made so many little kids want to grow up heroes.

- David McAlister, Fri, 29 Jan 1999 13:05:14 GMT

Não importa qual i a melhor "era" que o Superman passou... o que vala i a sua moral imutavel...

- Rogerio Monnerat, Thu, 28 Jan 1999 15:45:32 GMT

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- Jared Woolever, Thu, 28 Jan 1999 03:43:19 GMT

Hi I'm Polarman and there are 64 days until Canada has a new territory called Nunavut and we will celebrate Nunavut day on April 1 (note this is not an April fools day joke) so I was wondering if Superman and some of his friends would like to come up to Iqaluit in the nwt located on the southern tip of Baffin island by Frobisher bay to help celabrate with Supershamu, Polarwoman and myself on and offstage with fun, entertament and games.

- polarman, Wed, 27 Jan 1999 18:55:53 GMT

I am currently embroiled in a bulletin board discussion with a few friends on the topic of the moral superiority/strength/overall "betterness" (for lack of a better word) of the Man of Steel vs. the Dark Knight. Many of the sentiments expressed there about the "betterness" of Superman reflect much of what has been said here. Superman is the greatest, and whoever is responsible for this site is to be commended for his attention to the subject. The comments here are well-thought out and reasonably deal with the subject. Kudos!!

The Doug

- Doug Tisdale Jr,, Wed, 27 Jan 1999 05:33:36 GMT

This is by far the most extensive Superman site out there.  I have a particular fondness towards the fan artwork and appreciate all the work you have put into the information you have gathered.  On the side, it would be cool to see some Superman toys that are out there.  I have a small collection (even a ring!) and would love to see what else is out there. Anyone who knows of a good internet site, please e-mail it to me. Superman action figures for some reason seem to be scarce... I have one from the JLA, and apparantly there is another one that was only released in the States (I'm in Canada) of the "Blue" Superman. One other thing - does anyone know what is happening with the Superman movie?  Has it been axed for good? Thanks a lot for a GREAT web page! The fan pictures look awesome as wallpaper on my computer!


- Jason Nelson, Mon, 25 Jan 1999 03:10:34 GMT


- mark moreno, Sat, 23 Jan 1999 03:14:30 GMT

This is DEFINITELY the BEST superman website I've seen. I'm a hardcore fan of superman and this site is hardcore enough for me. My email login name is even Superman! Thank You for this site! It's SUPER!!!

- Franklin De Leon, Jr., Sat, 23 Jan 1999 0:04:09 GMT

Your site is one of the best Superman sites I've come across. With the morals of many people today it's comforting to take hold of the Ideals of the Greatest Superhero of all time. It's just a shame that more people can't realize all that he stands for..... Pure Goodness! Thank you for a wonderful addition to his saga.

Tim Havice

- Tim Havice, Fri, 22 Jan 1999 20:26:16 GMT

Nice webpage.  I have been a Superman fan since the late 1950s.  How about some definitive information on Krypton's solar system and its galactic location?  In the past you have revealed that a moon of Krypton, Thoron, was inhabited and was Krypton's twin.  Also there were three other moons, and another inhabited planet in Krypton's solar system which held an olympic contest with Krypton every year.  In the new animated series, Supergirl is from a third planet in the system.  Any more info on the system either Pre-Crisis Or Post?

- JOE WEINGAND, Fri, 22 Jan 1999 19:49:28 GMT

I think Superman is great.  Please send me some info on George Lowther for an entrepreneur project.

- Chris Sumrall, Thu, 21 Jan 1999 16:01:36 GMT

WoW, I really love this page i am a big superman fan and wish to find more products of him. None of the stores sell anything of him. It is all Batman. Well I want some superman stuff. Oh well, he'll come around again. Thanks for the cool page.

- Justin Milla, Tue, 19 Jan 1999 06:36:13 GMT

Do you have a bibliographjy of sources on the history of Superman? Jim Steranko claims that Siegel & Shuster were influenced by Philip Wylie's 1930 novel GLADIATOR. Do you know of any sources on this? Also, do you know of any sources on the impact of the controversies of the late 40s & early 50s (especially the criticisms of Dr. F. Wertham) and how they influenced the character of Superman? Was Superman changed in the 50s because of the Comics Code or the success of the George Reeves TV series?
Best wishes, Mike O

- Mike Oliker, Mon, 18 Jan 1999 02:20:00 GMT

This website is fantastic. I only wish you wouldn't make the post-crisis Supes seem like the bad guy.

- Frank Addiego (MrSwing72), Sun, 17 Jan 1999 03:55:21 GMT

So do we.

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- Tami Anderson, Fri, 15 Jan 1999 23:21:42 GMT

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- Dori (superman__83), Fri, 15 Jan 1999 00:17:58 GMT

Your website is SUPER SPECTACULAR !!!!  I have been (and always shall be) a very BIG, no, HUGE fan of the "Man Of Steel" ever since I was born !  I really LOVE all of the old pictures as well as the new ones and I can find absolutely NOTHING WRONG with your pages !  You are one of the few people that truly understand what he stands for and, I too, also have a problem with the new electro-Superman that is running around in today's issues.  Superman is the first and shall forever be the GREATEST OF ALL COMIC BOOK SUPER HEROES !  EVERYONE, and I do mean EVERYONE, should follow his example for he is one of THE most righteous beings on the face of this Earth !

- Smartchai Boonnoon, Thu, 14 Jan 1999 04:27:16 GMT

Great Scott! is the best Superman site that I've ever been to, and I've been to a lot. I am definitely bookmarking this page. There's so much history to "the main man" that can be explored. Please do a "through the years" toy section. Keep up the great work!

- Marcy Acosta, Thu, 7 Jan 1999 1:26:47 GMT

Thanks, Marcy!  A toy section is a great idea!

Hey, does anyone know where to get a superman necklace charm???

I am looking for one for my boyfriend who really idolizes him. Thanks for the help!!

- Vanessa, Wed, 6 Jan 1999 22:40:35 GMT

They've been sighted in Warner Brothers Stores

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- kathleen gaunce, Wed, 6 Jan 1999 21:50:41 GMT

"Superman is DEAD" ---Our Lady Peace

- chubax, Tue, 5 Jan 1999 11:22:58 GMT

Superman is the best i love the site, does anyone know where to get superman II on widescreen?
steve moreton

- steve moreton, Fri, 1 Jan 1999 15:54:30 GMT

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