Superman II – Daily Planet ‘White House Surrenders’ Newspaper

Date Sold: 27/09/2016

Amount: £5,000.00


A Daily Planet newspaper from Richard Lester’s superhero sequel Superman II. Street vendors sold their newspapers shortly before Superman’s (Christopher Reeve) reappearance at the offices of the Daily Planet.

Printed on newspaper stock, it consists of a printed cover page adhered to insert pages taken from a 1979 copy of the Windsor Express. The newspaper features the headline ‘White House Surrenders’ and features images of General Zod (Terence Stamp) and the President of the United States (E.G. Marshall) below. The paper shows signs of production use and wear, including minor tears and bends along the paper edges. Dimensions (unfolded): 60 cm x 44 cm x 0.5 cm (23 1/2″ x 17 1/4″ x 1/4″)

Estimate: £400 – £600