Promotional portrait of actor Bob Holiday, in costume as Superman,.as he 'flies' on stage in the Broadway production 'It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman,' New York, New York, 1966.
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The Superman costume that was worn by Christopher Reeve in 'Superman: The Movie.' on display at Profiles In History in Calabasas, northwest of downtown Los Angeles, on July 19, 2012 in California, ahead of a public auction which begins on July 28. Auction house Profiles in History, the world's largest auctioneer and dealer of original Hollywood memorabila, will handle the sale of the celebrated Drier Collection, which due to its size, scope and significance, will take nearly two years and several auctions for all of the material to be offered. The Superman costume from the 1978 film is estimated between USD $60,000 - $80,000. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN
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The knitted sculpture 'Superman' by Patricia Waller, featuring the comic book character meeting death by his own superhuman ability to fly, hangs in the 'Broken Heroes' exhibition at the Deschler Gallery on April 26, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition of hand-crocheted comic, puppet and cartoon figures shows icons of pop culture in various unfortunate states.
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Ceramic figurines, known locally as caganers, of cartoon character Superman are displayed on November 8, 2011. Statuettes of well-known people defecating are a strong Christmas tradition in Catalonia, dating back to the 18th century as Catalonians hide caganers in Christmas Nativity scenes and invite friends to find them. The figures symbolize fertilization, hope and prosperity for the coming year. AFP PHOTO/LLUIS GENE
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Animated characters and signage are displayed on the Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. Studios building in Burbank, California, U.S., on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. Sales for Hollywood studios in 2010 may fall below 2009's record $10.6 billion, unless films opening between Thanksgiving and New Year's, which is the second most lucrative period after summer with 20 percent of annual sales, draw big audiences. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A convention goer walks past a poster of Superman during the 2010 New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City October 8, 2010. New York Comic Con, which runs through the weekend, is the largest pop culture event on the East Coast, hosting the latest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, and movies . AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY
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Superman characters join the crowd of 1,580 costumed superheroes during the successful attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of superheroes outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles on October 2, 2010. The feat was judged by official Guinness World Records Adjudicator and Spokesperson Stuart Claxton and they required a minimum of 1,501 superheroes to break the current world record. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON