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SUPERMAN/DOOMSDAY HUNTER/PREY ARTICLES

Back in the ’90s Wizard: The Guide to Comics was pretty much the bible for most comic fans and comic shop owners.  Today it’s somewhat tredy to look back and poke fun at the magazine and to be fair a lot of … Continue reading

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DEATH OF SUPERMAN…DIRECT CURRENTS STYLE

Back in the early nineties DC had this awesome little giveaway that you could find at the comic shop called Direct Currents.  On the surface it was one big advertisement for their comics but it also served as a checklist … Continue reading

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RETURN OF SUPERMAN NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

So this is probably going to be the last week of constant Death and Return of Superman coverage here at the Fortress.  It’s been a wild ride and I have done pretty much everything I set out to do with … Continue reading

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JERRY ORDWAY RETURN OF SUPERMAN INTERVIEW

Apparently I didn’t scan all of the interviews that were in that cool folder Alan Leach, Jr. sent to me.  Here’s an interview, from Previews I believe, with the fantastically talented and all around nice guy (and former guest on From Crisis … Continue reading

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REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN COVERAGE

In the last post I featured the Wizard Superman Tribute Edition.  While Wizard was the most popular of the comic book magazines of the early ’90s it wasn’t the only one.  Just about all of the periodicals concerning the four … Continue reading

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RETURN OF SUPERMAN ARTICLES

The Death of Superman made headlines around the world.  His return garnered news coverage as well just not on the same level.  Christopher J. Warden was nice enough to send me scans of several of those articles and I thank … Continue reading

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SUPERMAN #75 MEDIA COVERAGE ROUND-UP

Today I am feeling kind of basic, which strikes me as a movie quote now that I think about it.  Didn’t John Cusak’s character say that in the movie High Fidelity?  I think he did.  I love that movie.  If … Continue reading

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MORNING CALL DEATH OF SUPERMAN ARTICLE

I believe this article comes from the November 21, 1992 edition of the Morning Call.  For those coming in late the Morning Call is the main newspaper in Allentown, PA and from 1986 until 1995 my family lived just outside … Continue reading

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PREVIEWS OF THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN PART 3

Today I conclude the awkwardly named Previews of the Death of Superman series with the solicitations for the final two issues of the Doomsday arc and the first two chapters of Funeral for a Friend that ran in Previews.  These made for an … Continue reading

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PREVIEWS OF THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN PART 2

One of the first items I posted in the Fortress’ Death and Return of Superman coverage was an interview with Mike Carlin from Advance Comics.  If you haven’t read that yet you can head on over here to check it … Continue reading

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