Young patients at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis got a surprise when they looked out the window. Batman, Superman, and Spiderman took a break from their normal super hero duties to wash the windows at the hospital on Wednesday.
Man of Steel tries to transpose the psychological profile of its target audience onto a figure who is by definition supposed to be superior to them. All the visual effects and urban carnage in the world can’t make the spectacle of two basically invincible figures duking it out emotionally involving.
A rare copy of the comic book featuring Superman’s first appearance that went undiscovered for over 70 years in the insulation of a Minnesota house has sold for $175,000. The winning bidder in the online auction was a “hard core, golden age comic book collector.”
It’s considered the Holy Grail of comic books: Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, featuring the debut of Superman. And David Gonzales found one mixed in with old newspapers insulating a wall in a house he was renovating in a small town in Minnesota.
Stearns County authorities are looking for a man with a Superman T-shirt after a girl said Monday that a man wearing such a shirt tried to abduct her.