On This Day in 1938…

It’ll lead to Russell Crowe – I promise. While U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt was throwing out the first ball at a season opener between the Washington Senators and the Philadelphia Athletics, a little something unrelated was also happening. On April 18th – although the official cover date would be for June of that year – Read More …

Might Be, Could Be, Possibly? (‘Man of Steel’ Related)

While some sources list December 1st as well as February 29th as the “official” date (depending on which universe and/or revamp you’re considering), many consider June 18th as the birthday of Clark Kent (aka Kal-El of Krypton, aka Superman). The date is when Martha and Jonathan Kent discovered the rocket containing baby Kal-El; the child Read More …

More Images of Russell Crowe as ‘Jor-El’ in ‘Man of Steel’ (along with an extra pic of some other Oscar Winner *g*)

More Images of Russell Crowe as Jor-El in Man of Steel, which was released on this date in 2013. Seeing the bottom image of Jor-El revealing his armor with the familiar “S” symbol reminded me (so I went and found a photo) that this was similarly used once before in a Superman movie – the Read More …

Today in 2013…

Man of Steel had its’ United States and United Kingdom release. The movie starred British actor Henry Cavill (best known up until then as Charles Brandon on the hit TV series The Tudors), in addition to Russell Crowe (as Superman’s father Jor-El), Kevin Costner (Jonathan Kent), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), and Michael Read More …