Comics reaching their thousandth issue might be more common than you think. You just need to look around the globe.
I’m not sure when it was exactly. Or where for that matter. Some coastal town where the family retreated for a holiday. Ramsgate, Broadstairs or Margate? Maybe Portsmouth? There was a pub that provided an element of shelter on a rainy evening with a family room that provided a joyful step back in time.
Well almost. A copy of Action Comics No 1 which kicked off the comic book obsession with long underwear just sold at auction for $956,000.
Noel Neill, who brought Lois Lane to the screen, has died after a long illness aged 95. She played the sassy reporter alongside two men of steel and became her mother for the big screen version.
Not content with creating balloon animals, magician Paul Brown from Brizlincote Valley in Burton, Lancashire has been crafting superhero costumes for a school project.
Filmmaker Roy Pace has told Radio 4's The Film Programme how he turned back time for the Man of Steel in 1978's Superman. After several attempts had fallen through he had a crack using a cheap globe purchased from Woolworths.