Superman – “White House Surrenders” Daily Planet Newspaper

Date Sold: 23/06/2022

Amount: $1,200.00 inc Buyers Premium 25%


A Daily Planet newspaper headlined “White House Surrenders” from Richard Lester’s superhero sequel Superman II. A newsstand across from the Daily Planet offices displayed news of the President’s (E.G. Marshall) surrender to General Zod (Terence Stamp) as Superman (Christopher Reeve) arrived to challenge Zod to a fight.

This black-and-white, production-made newspaper cover is applied over a 1979 pre-existing copy of the Windsor Express. It is headlined “White House Surrenders” below the Daily Planet logo and features photos of the President and Zod. It exhibits some wear, including discoloration. Dimensions: 24″ x 17.5″ x 0.25″ (61 cm x 44.5 cm x 0.75 cm)

Estimate: $1,000 – 1,500

Previously Sold:

Superman II – Daily Planet ‘White House Surrenders’ Newspaper