December 29, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY John Haymes Newton!!

Happy Birthday wishes go out to John Haymes Newton (Superboy/Clark Kent - Season One). Wishing you all the best on your birthday and continued success in all your future film and television projects.

From Superboy Homepage and Superboy fans all around the world!

December 12, 2010

On the Pool Patio with Ilya Salkind Teaser Trailer Released

It's just another day "On the Pool Patio with Ilya Salkind", a feature length documentary and interview with Ilya Salkind who is the Producer of Superman I, II, III, Supergirl and Superboy the TV Series (as well as many other movies). Salkind discusses his life with Father and Producer, Alexander Salkind, as well as insight on details involving his Superman movies and Superboy the TV Series.

Coming soon to fans everywhere - shot, edited and directed by Rennie Cowan. Photo restoration and contributions by Ginger De Los Rios & Sam J. Rizzo (Superboy

December 2, 2010

Smallville Preview "Luthor" Clips

All new episode of Smallville titled "Luthor," aired tomorrow night at 8/7 Central on the CW. Here are some preview clips from the CW.

November 21, 2010

Kaman Stowell's Superman Video Podcast: Exclusive Interview with Sam Rizzo

"Thanks to Sam Rizzo from the Superboy Homepage for taking the time to do this interview! He was a joy to talk to and I hope he will be back on the show soon! Sorry that the first half is gone! Enjoy what is left though." (Kaman Stowell)

"I would really like to thank Kaman Stowell for having me on his Superman podcast show. It was a real pleasure talking to you. Would love to come back anytime. Thank you!!" (Sam Rizzo)

All Superman & Smallville fans can view Kaman's most recent and past Superman Video podcast episodes on Youtube at

Superboy Theater: Episode 2 & New Ilya Salkind Interview Coming

Directed by: Rennie Cowan (Superboy

Photo & Video by: Rennie Cowan
Ilya discusses the origins of his Superboy show and the events ending the show. He also discusses his Superman movies in great detail. Stay tuned for the complete interview for viewing within a week by Superboy Theater.

November 20, 2010

November 17, 2010

Green Lantern Trailer Released!!!

Even though this is not Superboy related, this has to get any DC Comics fan excited!

Looks Amazing!

YOUNG JUSTICE Trailer: Smells Like Teen Spirit

This new cartoon series is inspired by both the Teen Titans and the Young Justice comic book series.

Based on this extended trailer, all of the major DC icons are playing a part in this series.

Young Justice debuts November 26 at 7:00 PM EST on the Cartoon Network.

November 11, 2010

Superman Homepage's Adam Dechanel's review of Superboy #1

Superman Homepage's Adam Dechanel review of Superboy #1 by Jeff Lemire is now up to read on Superman

Click here to read the Mild Mannered Review of the new monthly Superboy title.

Teri Hatcher Smallville Preview

Smallville Season 10 New Promo Trailer

Superman Homepage's Exclusive Interview with Superboy's Jeff Lemire

Superman Homepage reviewer Adam Dechanel caught up with "Superboy" comic book writer Jeff Lemire to get the inside scoop on what's going on with Conner Kent in his new monthly title.

To read the complete interview click here.

Don't forget to get Superboy #1 which is in stores today!

Smallville: "Abandoned" Preview Clips from the CW

The CW has released  two preview clips from "Abandoned", the 8th episode of Season 10 of "Smallville".

"Abandoned" is scheduled to air on Friday, November 12 at 8.00pm on The CW.

October 29, 2010

Tonight All New Episode of Smallville!

HARVEST - Season 10, Episode 6
The Official CW Description: CLARK TRIES TO KEEP LOIS SAFE — Clark (Tom Welling) is concerned about Lois’ (Erica Durance) safety so he diverts her away from covering the Vigilante Registrations Act by suggesting she cover another story. After he comes clean with her, an angry Lois tells him that she can take care of herself, but when a flat tire strands their car in the middle of nowhere, their plans take a turn for the worse and Lois ends up in serious danger. Meanwhile, Tess (Cassidy Freeman) searches for a cure for Alexander (guest star Connor Stanhope), who is rapidly aging. Turi Meyer directed the episode written by Al Septien & Turi Meyer.

Airs tonight on the CW at 8/7 Central.

October 15, 2010

Smallville 200th Episode Airs Tonight!!!

Smallville celebrates its 200th episode tonight on the CW. The episode title is "Homecoming." Clark goes to his five year high-school class reunion and is unexpectedly taken on a journey by Brainiac 5 (James Marsters) through his own past, present, and future.

The episode airs at 8/7 Central on The CW.

October 9, 2010

Superboy is Now Live!!!

Rennie Cowan, webmaster of the Superboy Theater Website has changed her web domain address. The Superboy Theater domain name is now located at  The site will also be continuing to run at the address as well.

September 22, 2010

Teri Hatcher To Make An Appearance on Smallville Final Season!

According to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello, Teri Hatcher will be appearing in an episode of this final season of Smallville. Teri will be playing Lois Lane's mother in the eighth episode of the season entitled "Abandoned." In the episode, Lois finds old videotapes of her mother.

September 13, 2010

Warners Considering Jon Hamm as the New "Man of Steel"

According to IESB.NET's Jeff Girard, Warner Bros. is considering Mad Men's Jon Hamm as the new Man of Steel for the upcoming Nolan Brothers Reboot of the Superman franchise.

Erica Durance Talks Season 10 on The CW

Smallville Season 10 Promos

SMALLVILLE 10th and Final Season Starts September 24th on the CW.

September 4, 2010

The Music of DC Comics: 75th Anniversary Collection Coming Sept. 28

The Music of DC Comics: 75th Anniversary Collection celebrates
highlights of DC Comic s rich musical history including many rare theme
songs that have never before been released. The compilation begins
in 1941 with the theme song from Max Fleischer s Academy Award
Nominated Superman Cartoons and moves through the decades. Theme songs from the DC Superhero Filmation cartoons from the 1960s including Justice League and Green Lantern are featured alongside the most recent Justice League and Green Lantern themes produced by WB Animation in the 2000 s. The 1970 s are represented by Hanna Barbera s Super Friends cartoons as well as the theme from the legendary Wonder Woman series starring Lynda Carter. Other highlights include DC superhero themes from John Williams, Danny Elfman and Hans Zimmer and, of course, the unforgettable theme to the 1966 Batman TV Show starring Adam West......Nah Nah Nah Nah Batman!!

Track Listings:

1. Superman March (Sammy Timberg)
2. Theme From Superman [Album Version] (John Williams)
3. The New Adventures of Superman (John Gart)
4. Lois and Clark/The New Adventures of Superman (John Gruska)
5. The Adventures of Superboy (John Gart)
6. Superboy (Kevin Kiner)
7. Smallville Season 8 [End Title] (Louis Febre)
8. Batman: The Electrical Brain (Lee Zahler)
9. The Batman Theme [Album Version] (Danny Elfman)
10. The Adventures of Batman (John Gart)
11. Batman TV Series Theme (Neil Hefti)
12. Batman: The Brave and the Bold Theme (Andy Sturmer)
13. Batman Beyond [Main Title] (Kristopher Carter)
14. Molossus from Batman Begins (Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard)
15. Justice League of America (John Gart)
16. Super Friends (Hoyt Curtin)
17. The All New Super Friends Hour (Hoyt Curtin)
18. Justice League Unlimited Theme (Michael McCuiston)
19. Legends of the Superheroes (Fred Werner)
20. The Teen Titans (John Gart)
21. Aquaman (John Gart)
22. Swamp Thing (Christopher Stone)
23. Shazam (Jeff Michael and Yvette H. Blais)
24. The Flash (John Gart)
25. Green Lantern (John Gart)
26. Green Lantern First Flight (Robert J. Kral)
27. The Atom (John Gart)
28. Hawkman (John Gart)
29. Plastic Man Comedy Adventure Show (Dean Elliot)
30. Wonder Woman The Animated Movie [End Title] (Christopher Drake)
31. Wonder Woman (Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel)

Order your copy from Amazon Today!

Exclusive Interview: Tracy Lewis (Darla) Interview from Superboy: The TV Series at Superboy Theater

Last week Barry Freiman of the Superman Homepage, in conjunction with the Superboy Homepage and Superboy TV Theater, published an exclusive interview with Stacy Haiduk, the actress who played Lana Lang on “Superboy: The TV Series” (aka “The Adventures of Superboy”). This interview was presented as part of a continuing series of new interviews from the “Superboy” series that began with Sam Rizzo of the Superboy Homepage’s interview over on Superboy TV Theater with actor Barry Meyers who played Bizarro Superboy on several episodes of the show.

This week, Rennie Cowan and Ginger De Los Rios of Superboy TV Theater interviewed actress Tracy Roberts (today Tracy Lewis) who played Lex Luthor’s henchwoman Darla beginning in the second episode of the show’s second season. 

Tracy talks about working with Sherman Howard as Lex Luthor, how she won the role of Darla, the Roads Not Taken & the Road to Hell episodes and so much more. She even mentions how her daughter brought her into school in third grade for show and tell which was really funny.

Ashley used to love to watch them hooking Gerard up to the wires to make him fly. And I'd tell her all the time, 'Now Ashley, you cannot tell people how Superboy flies. That is a big, big, no no. So if your friends ask you in don't know! [Laughs] Tell them that he just flies. So she says okay and then one day they had the day when the parents go in and talk about their jobs at school. I think Ashley was in the third grade, maybe. I actually wore the white "Darla Goes Ballistic" suit to the classroom. [Laughs] They gave me a tape to show the actual episode. And I forgot these were third graders, I didn't think they would think this was for real. And they watch the show and I'm shooting lasers out of my eyes and I'm blowing things up. And when the show was over they all just slowly turned around and looked at me like in fear.

Cowan with De Los Rios present their in-depth Q&A with Tracy Lewis in full here. Check it out!

Look for even more exclusive interviews to come in the near future from more members of the Adventures of Superboy: TV Series cast. The Superboy Homepage is proud to be working in conjunction with Superboy Theater and the Superman Homepage in bringing you all these brand new interviews.

September 1, 2010

Exclusive Interview: Stacy Haiduk with Superman Homepage

"I Spent an Afternoon - and Early Evening - With Lana Lang"
By Barry Freiman
Interview Questions by Barry Freiman and Sam J. Rizzo

Lois Lane may have spent a night with Superman and admittedly gotten a terrific story out of it, but Ms. Lane's not the only reporter to get face-time with one of Smallville, Kansas's two most famous denizens. On Wednesday, August 18, 2010, I spent the afternoon at The Art Institute of Chicago with the actress who played the girl destined to go down in history as almost ending up with Superman, if it weren't for that pesky Lois Lane. Lana Lang, the red-headed girl next door to the Boy of Steel, in almost every version of continuity always a bridesmaid and never a bride. A reunion with Lana Lang, now that's a terrific story.

From 1988 to 1992, Stacy Haiduk, 42, played Lana for four seasons and 100 episodes of "Superboy: The TV Series" (aka "The Adventures of Superboy"). Haiduk has everything someone who used to grab the Boy of Steel's attention should have - she's gorgeous, funny, talented, smart, sensitive, and, as hinted by the red hair, a bit quirky. Wig and no wig, she was Ron Weasley before Ron Weasley - or perhaps with just enough Hermione to counteract the weirds.

As the only original cast member to remain with the show for its entire run, audiences saw Lana's complete arc from college co-ed to investigator. That's why, to compare Haiduk's Lana to the Lanas played since by actress Kristin Kreuk, who played Lana Lang on "Smallville", and before by Annette O'Toole, who played a single Mom Lana in "Superman III", it's much easier to see not only what attracted Superboy to her but why audiences never felt sorry for Haiduk's Lana. It was always pretty clear in Haiduk's performance that this Lana Lang would survive, even thrive, sans Boy of Steel.

Read the Complete Interview Here

August 19, 2010

Every Episode of Smallville Now Available in HD through ITunes

Every episode of Smallville from Seasons 1 through 9 is now available in regular definition and in HD through iTunes.

Check the episodes out.

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con This Weekend

Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con begins today at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois and runs through Sunday. Tickets for the convention can be purchased online. As was the case last year, it does not appear that DC Comics has any plans to appear in an official capacity at the event. Nonetheless there will be Superman related events all weekend.

Artists and creators appearing include Brian Azzarello (Superman: For Tomorrow); Bill Sienkiewicz (Superman: Day of Doom); and Ethan Van Sciver (Superman/Batman). The celebrity guests include a trio of actors from “Smallville”: John Schneider (Pa Kent on “Smallville”); James Marsters (Brainiac/Milton Fine on “Smallville”; Lex Luthor in “Superman: Doomsday”); and Rekha Sharma (Dr. Harden on seven episodes of “Smallville”). In addition, TV’s Batman, Adam West, who played in Superman’s world as a guest on “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” and as part of the Super Friends team on “The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians” and “Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show”, will be in attendance with Boy Wonder Burt Ward.

James Marsters will be appearing at a panel on Saturday from 11:35 AM to 12:10 PM in Room A. Adam West and Burt Ward will be at a panel Saturday from 2:40 PM to 3:15 PM in Room A. West and Ward will also be hosting a cocktail party Saturday at 7 PM at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Marsters will be hosting a concert, photo session, and Q&A also on Saturday night. For information on special signings and panels, check out the convention’s programming page. The Superman & Superboy Homepages will be reporting from Chicago Comic-Con throughout the weekend.

Superboy's Stacy Haiduk Greets Fans From Chicago

By Barry Freiman

I had the great pleasure yesterday, August 18, 2010, of interviewing Stacy Haiduk, Lana Lang on the 1988-1992 television series “The Adventures of Superboy”. The interview will be appearing soon on both the Superman Homepage and the Superboy Homepage. We spoke at length about her time on “Superboy” as the only cast member to remain with the series for its entire four-season run. Stacy was still a teenager when she got the role of Lana Lang. We met while she was here in Chicago filming an episode of “Ride-Along” for Fox-TV.

After the interview on an outside patio at the Chicago Institute of Art, Stacy and I spent several more hours talking informally. It was during this time I asked if she’d be willing to film a brief greeting to the members of the Superman and Superboy Homepages. Yes it is true – I directed Stacy Haiduk in a brief scene. As you can probably tell, we did this in one take.

Stay tuned to the Superman Homepage in the days to come for the full interview with photographs. Thanks to Sam Rizzo the owner and editor in chief of the Superboy Homepage for setting the interview up.

August 17, 2010

New Superboy Series Takes Flight in November

Superboy is back in a brand-new ongoing series! Join Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and amazing up-and-coming artist Pier Gallo as they take Superboy on a journey to a side of Smallville not even Superman knows about! What mysteries lurk beneath the surface of this all-American town - and what are their direct ties to Superboy? The start of the next great DC Universe epic begins right here!

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
1:10 Variant cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On Sale NOVEMBER 3. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Thanks to Barry Freiman (Superman

August 16, 2010

August 14, 2010

The Adventures of Superboy Hardcover Collection

A great collection of reprinted Superboy stories are gathered in this hardcover edition. Set in Superboy’s Kansas hometown of Smallville, these stories taught the future Man of Steel responsibility as he learned to deal with problems of every sort in the post-World War II midwest.

Don Cameron (Author), Joe Shuster (Illustrator), Stan Kaye (Illustrator)

Available August 17th through at $26.39.

Order at Here  

Superboy & the Legion of Superheroes Toy Line From Mattel

A brand new toyline which is highlighting Superboy & The Legion of Superheroes is coming on the horizon from Mattel. Now that Superboy is back in the comics, its seems that DC is putting out more and more with the Boy of Steel. Here is a photo from Toyfare Magazine of the new Superboy figure which looks very reminscient of Gerard Christopher's portrayal from Season 2 of the Adventures of Superboy. The padded shoulders in the cape look very John Bryneish from the mid eighties.

You can purchase this latest Toyfare magazine at your local comic book shop or by clicking here.  

August 3, 2010

Superman Writer Tom Mankiewicz Passes Away

The Hollywood Reporter reported that Tom Mankiewicz writer of Superman I & II passed away on July 31. He was 68. As a screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz was instrumental in helping to bring the Man of Steel to the big screen.

Upon learning the news of the death of Tom Mankewicz, Ilya Salkind immediately called Dick Donner because he knew how close Dick and Tom were. Ilya's official statement is the following:

"I am deeply saddened by the premature and sudden loss of one of the best writers I've worked with, Tom Mankiewicz. He was an extraordinarily talented and gifted writer who's involvement in Superman I and II was essential. He was also a very kind and loving person that will sorely be missed. His great mastery writing film screenplays made working with him an unforgettable experience. He had a great sense of humor, and wit,and was a lovely person to work with. He also, of course, had a tremendous unique gift writing film screenplays. I can only wish my most heartfelt condolences to his family as well as all the many friends that he had and that loved him."  - Ilya Salkind (Executive Producer, Superman I-III)

July 25, 2010

Smallville San Diego Comic Con 2010 Panel

Today marks the final panel for the Smallville series at San Diego Comic Con International. Season 10 has been announced in the recent weeks as the final season for the series.    

Here is the latest news directly from & Newsarama which are there covering the final panel live from San Diego Comic Con 2010.  

On the panel for Smallville: Tom Welling, Erica Durance, John Schneider, Justin Hartley, Cassidy Freeman, Kelly Souders (Producer), Brian Peterson (Producer)

The exclusive information from the Season 10 Panel:
Thanks to both & Newsarama for covering the event in great detail.

- John Schneider will be returning as Jonathan Kent. John was also in attendance at the panel saying "Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated."
- Blue Beetle and Booster Gold will be making an appearance this season.
-The Blue Beetle is Jaime Reyes. No chance of Wonder Woman or Batman this season.  
-Jaime will have "a legacy" so other Beetles may show up, at least for cameos. Booster Gold's robotic sidekick Skeets will be around as well.
- Darkseid is coming in "A different form than you're used to seeing."
- Tom Welling will be directing an episode this season.
- Lois yells out "SUPERMAN!" in the Season 10 trailer looks like its all coming to a head.
-The Superman costume is a slightly altered version of the Superman Returns suit that Brandon Routh wore.
-Kelly confirms the suit is the same suit from Superman Returns, and Brian says we might see Tom "in a little change-up from the black."
- Erica Durance (Lois Lane) will be in all 22 episodes in the final season.
- "Nothing would make us happier than to have Rosey (Michael Rosenbaum / Lex Luthor) back" and Tom says "He threatened me he'd be in the audience of this panel."
- To Tom: "What do you plan on doing after Season 10?" Tom: "Hellcats!"
- Justin Hartley (Green Arrow / Oliver Queen) will be in "17 or so" and he will be directing an episode.
-Geoff asks "Will he fly?" Brian says "We all know how the comics turn out, so that is probably the answer."
-"the door is open" for Michael Rosenbaum to return as Lex Luthor, but nothing has been locked down yet.
-Tom's favorite moment in ten seasons was "throwing a tractor."
-Kelly says the 100th episode, but only because the 200th hasn't shot yet. A glimpse of the past, present, and maybe what is to come in #200
-Chloe Sullivan will be making her first appearance in the comics in Action Comics #892
-Tom says Christopher Reeve was "an awesome guy" who was "able to do so much with what he had to use" in those scenes.
-Kelly says "We're actually not planning to send her (Chloe) off, because we love her."
-Peter Roth of Warner Bros. once said to Tom "this show will go ten years" when it all began. Turns out he was right.
-"I think between Seasons 5 and 6, we turned into another show," Tom says. "It doesn't feel like it's been 9 years"
-They're really playing up the idea of Clark finally becoming the big hero we know from comics, and it looks like that will actually happen during the season, not just at the very end.

July 24, 2010

James Marsters is Returning to Smallville!!!

James Marsters on his Official Facebook page announced that he is returning for an episode of Smallville in the fall. He will reprise his role as Milton Fine aka Brainiac for the special 200th episode of the final season.

Look for more exclusive news as the Smallville panel is schedule for tomorrow afternoon at the San Diego Comic Con 2010.

First Look at "Young Justice" Animated TV Series

July 14, 2010

Nolan Directing Superman Project...Jonathan Nolan??

According to various sources, Chris Nolan's brother, Jonathan Nolan is the unannounced director for the new Superman reboot film. Chris will be on the project as a producer helping his brother out.

No official word has come from Warner Bros yet. May there be an announcement in a few weeks at San Diego Comic Con we will see...

Laura Vandervoort Returns to Smallville

EW's "Ausiello Files" reports that Laura Vandervoort will be returning to Smallville for one episode this season to reprise her role as Kara, aka Supergirl. This episode will supposely wrap up the Supergirl story arc.

The episode Laura will be returning in has been speculated from various sources to air in October and will be titled "Supergirl."

Read the complete report from

July 4, 2010

Happy Independence Day From The Superboy Homepage

Today is the 4th of July, a holiday in the United States of America celebrating the independence and birth of the nation. Superboy Homepage wants to wish you all a happy and fun 4th of July.

June 30, 2010

Smallville Season 10 Premiere Date Set!!!

The CW has released its fall premeire dates. Smallville: The 10th and final season returns on Friday, September 24th, with all new episodes. SMALLVILLE airs at 8:00-9:00pm ET followed by the sixth season of SUPERNATURAL (9:00-10:00pm ET).

June 22, 2010

WGBS NEWS Superman Celebration Friday June 11 2010 Part 6

Jaime Aaron Kelley (Clark Kent) interviews Ilya Salkind (Executive Producer Superman I-III & Superboy The TV Series) at the 32 Annual Superman Celebration for the Superman Homepage.

June 20, 2010

Day 3: Superboy Homepage At the Superman Celebration

Day 3: At the Superman Celebration
Smallville Day
By: Sam J. Rizzo

Day 3 started out with me getting up out of bed at 4:30am to get in line for tickets to Sam Witwer (Davis Bloom) & Laura Vandervoort (Kara / Supergirl). At around 7:00am the line for tickets to the autograph sessions started to move, thank god because I'm not a morning person. As I was standing in line, I asked some of the veterans who have been to mulitple Superman Celebrations if  they thought I would get a ticket(s) to one of the sessions and they guranteed me I would be able too because we were past a certain point in the long line. Luckly, I managed to grab two tickets, one for myself and one for a friend who wasn't so lucky in getting a ticket who also was standing in the long line. I managed to get tickets to Session C which at 3:30 in the afternoon.

At about 11:30, I headed over to the Metro Tent for the Smallville Q&A. You can listen to the entire audio file by downloading it here. The discussion with both Laura and Sam was really fun in that each of the actors talked about what they have been doing since their departures from Smallville and their hopes of a return in the final season. Laura talked about her series on ABC "V" and Sam talked about his new film which he is currently shooting.

At 2:30 p.m, I decided to run over to Ilya Salkind's final autograph session. The lines for each of Ilya's autograph sessions were out the door!!!

Then at 3:00, the line started to form for the Smallville autograph session C. After getting both Laura and Sam's autograph, that was pretty much it for Day 3 of the Superman Celebration. It was a very exciting and busy day, running all over the place. As I said in my Day One report, the Superman Celebration is definitely way different than any comicbook related convention. It is like a Superman family coming together for a few days to celebrate the Man of Steel. I'm definitely plan on attending each year from now on despite the five to six hour trek from Chicago. I had such a great time meeting long time friends in-person for the first time and being able to talk with Superman and Superboy fans from all walks of life. I recommend that if you are a loyal Superman fan you should at least go once to the Superman Celebration in the future to see what it is all about. There is no media coverage of this celebration that could substitute for attending in person and meeting the wonderful men and women who put on this great celebration each and every year. Thank you to everyone and hope to see you all next year!!! 

June 17, 2010

Superman Homepage: More Coverage of the 32nd Annual Superman Celebration

Superman Homepage's Barry Freiman continues the massive coverage from this past weekend's 32nd annual Superman Celebration with a article entitled "Mr. Freiman Goes to Metropolis." Just click below to read the full article over at the Superman

EXCLUSIVE: Smallville Q&A Session with Laura Vandervoort & Sam Witwer from Superman Celebration AUDIO

Smallville Q&A Session with Laura Vandervoort & Sam Witwer (AUDIO)
Day #3 - Metropolis, IL. 11:30am
By: Sam J. Rizzo
The complete audio recording of the entire Q&A session which last about forty minutes in length. Please do not repost on another Superman related website without the express written permission of Sam J. Rizzo and the Superboy Thank you and Enjoy!!! 

The file is a high quality mp3 file, it is a direct downloadable file:

June 14, 2010

Day Two: At the Superman 32nd Annual Celebration 2010

Noel Neill Statue Ceremony & Ilya Salkind Arrives at the Celebration
DAY 2 - Friday
By: Sam J. Rizzo

Day Two - The celebration opened with unveiling of the tribute statue to Noel Neill. The ceremony started out weather wise with some rain but the sky opened up. The sun came out just in time before the statue was shown to the masses of Superman fans who stood in anxious anticipation. 

The ceremony was a very heart felt tribute to Noel Neill and the photos of the statue below do not do the statue justice. Every Superman fan needs to see the statue in-person. It was a beautiful and emotional tribute to the very first on screen Lois Lane.   

After Noel Neill statue unveiling, at noon was a question and answer session with Ilya Salkind (Executive Producer: Superman I-III, Superboy TV Series) at the Metro Tent. The Q&A with Ilya was about an hour in length; Ilya talked about the making of Superman: The Movie. His discussion with the fans ranged from how he came about casting Christopher Reeve in the role of Clark Kent / Superman, getting Marlon Brando to play Jor-el and Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor, the script, and finally finding a director in Richard Donner. Ilya also did some great impersonations by breaking out his Marlon Brando impersonation during the Q&A to everyone's laughter. 

Later in the day, Ilya Salkind was at Artist Alley signing autographs for the Superman masses. The line was virtually out the door as fans waited to get Ilya's autograph. The autograph session lasted for two hours at Artist Alley. 

The Superman Homepage after Ilya's autograph signing at 4:30 held a Meet & Greet Session at the base of the giant Superman statue. The Superman Homepage gave out free t-shirts to each of the fans. Ilya was kind enough to come over to chat with the fans and the staff as well as take photos with them. 

To wrap up the night, Ilya Salkind gave an intro speech before the screening of Superman II: The Theatrical Cut aka (Richard Lester Cut). The Superman II screening was held at Artist Alley.

Look for the AUDIO in its entirety from both the Noel Neill Tribute Statue Ceremony & Ilya Salkind Q&A coming soon EXCLUSIVELY on Superboy Homepage    


Superman Homepage Coverage of the Superman 32nd Annual Celebration

Be sure to visit the Superman for addition in-depth reports from each of the days at the Superman Celebration. Adam Dechanel, Barry Freiman, and Ralph Silver writers for the Superman Homepage were also in-attendance at this year's Superman Celebration. Their photos and reports are up right now. Click below:  

Adam Dechanel's Superman Celebration Day One Report

Adam Dechanel's Superman Celebration: Day Two Early Report

Superman Celebration: Day Two Photos

Superman Celebration: Day Three Photos

Superman Celebration: Day One Photos and Report

My First Day in the small town of Metropolis, Illinois at the Superman Celebration.
By: Sam J. Rizzo

The first day in Metropolis there were no words to describe the feeling of driving into the town and seeing the world famous  "Welcome, to Metropolis," sign with Superman in his classic pose. After the five hour drive from Chicago and this being my very first trip to the Celebration; I did not know what to expect at all. Would it be just another convention or something totally different.  

After covering the opening ceremony, I immediately wanted to go see the Superman Museum which was one of the big items on my to do list while at the Celebration.

Walking into the Superman Museum for the very first time was definitely an experience to remember. All the vintage collectibles, posters, costumes, and props which were on display were great to see. As a life long Superman fan, I immediately went into picture overload by taking a ton of photos of each of the displays in the museum. It was definitely an overwhelming feeling stepping into that museum and seeing the history of the Man of Steel.

When I approached the Superboy exhibit of the museum, my jaw literally dropped. A friend of mine who was walking the museum with me said "Sam, you looked like you were a kid in a candy store." I must have stood in front of the Superboy display for a good hour looking at each of the props, photos, and costumes from the series.

The Superman Museum alone on the first day along with meeting up with some close friends from the past few years was a real treat.

Day One was just a taste of what was to come for the rest of the Superman Celebration.

To View More Photos from DAY ONE CLICK HERE