Breaking News Bar
updated: 6/12/2014 9:59 AM

Yearly Superman festival begins in Metropolis

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • 2012 Superman celebration in Metropolis Illinois

      2012 Superman celebration in Metropolis Illinois
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

METROPOLIS -- A yearly festival honoring Superman is taking flight in the southern Illinois city that claims the Man of Steel as its favorite son.

Metropolis' Superman Celebration started Thursday and runs through Sunday will feature an appearance by Dean Cain. He's the actor best known for playing Superman and his Clark Kent alter ego in the 1990s television series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman."

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Billy Dee Williams played district attorney Harvey Dent in the 1989 Batman movie. He'll be joining Cain for a Saturday appearance at the festival in the 6,500-resident Ohio River community.

Valerie Perrine, who played Superman rival Lex Luthor's girlfriend, Miss Teschmacher, the 1978 and 1980 Superman movies also will appear this year.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here