Superman II – “Lex Luthor’s Scheme ‘Bombs'” Daily Planet Newspaper Cover

Date Sold: 23/06/2022

Amount: $3,000.00 inc buyers premium. 25%


A Daily Planet newspaper headlined “Lex Luthor’s Scheme ‘Bombs”’ from Richard Lester’s superhero sequel Superman II. Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) and Jimmy Olsen’s (Marc McClure) story about Luthor’s (Gene Hackman) failed Boulder Dam attack appeared in the Daily Planet offices.

This production-made, black-and-white newspaper cover is headlined “Lex Luthor’s Scheme ‘Bombs”’ below the Daily Planet logo with the subheader “Superman Saves Nation” and a photo of Luthor labeled “Photographs by James Olsen.” The interior and back cover feature filler stories designed by production. The newspaper exhibits discoloration, creasing and folded corners from age and production use. Dimensions: 16.5″ x 23.5″ (42 cm x 59.75 cm)

Estimate: $2,000 – 3,000