Friday, December 08, 2006

A Couple More Super-Puzzles

These are very difficult, but I know you guys can figure 'em out.

Answers to this week's trio of brainbusters Monday!

Thursday, December 07, 2006

More Superman II stuff -- Puzzles!

The 1981 issue of the Daily Planet, besides text stories complementing the film Superman II, also had small items used as filler. In between the phone-booth ads and the Classifieds, there were a few puzzles. Here's one, a Super acrostic.

Answers to follow, in a few days after I've posted all three puzzles!

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Superman II Now Available!

Well, we had an interesting time Friday evening trying to buy a copy of the big ol' 14-disc Superman DVD super-set! We knew Target was sold out. So we went to Best Buy. They were out. So we went to Circuit City. They were out. So we went to Wherehouse. They had it!

The first thing I dug out was the Donner Superman II. Boy Howdy, it's a corker! Just about every plot hole was filled, does Clark Kent walk back to the Fortress?!?
You can quibble about the resolution ... but that's the original ending. As originally written, the turn-back-the-world sequence was to end Superman II.

In honor of the new, original Superman II, for the next few days we're going to share excerpts from a magazine-sized release of the Daily Planet, from 1981. Here's the cover, and an editorial from Perry White.

Monday, December 04, 2006

Super Jazra!

This is the latest pride and joy to join our family, 3 1/2-year-old Jazra. Being a member of our Super Family, you might have guessed how she dressed for Halloween.

Well, guess no more!
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