This lenticular special effects collector
issue 50 cent coin presents Superman in his “Golden
Age” as seen on the cover of Superman #1, as well as in the newest
rendition of the Man of Steel as he celebrates his 75th anniversary
in 2013. Just tilt the coin and Superman
transforms from the way he appeared in his debut in Action Comics in 1938, to
the modern muscular Superman of the present.
A matching collector issue postage stamp from Canada Post is also
presentation for Superman Then and Now
is a full colour comic book style folder that opens up to reveal a text
recounting the story of Superman’s origins.
A close-up of Superman on the back panel comes from the Golden age
period of the late 1930s and 1940s. The
coin is issued by the Royal Canadian Mint under license from DC Comics and
Warner Brothers. The unusual
denomination of 50 cents with a large 35 mm diameter adds to its
Superman is widely recognized as
one of the iconic images of the 20th century and beyond, and perhaps
even the greatest superhero character ever created. But did you know that Superman is Canadian?
Superman was actually co-created by Canadian Joe Shuster, together with Jerry
Siegel, and first published in 1938. Metropolis was based on the city of
Toronto, and the Daily Planet was based on the Toronto Daily Star.
effects lenticular images and an official issue price of just $29.75, Superman Then and Now will be widely sought
after by Superman fans and collectors in Canada and around the world.