Daily Planet Superman fan club newsletter (1981)
This special edition of the Daily Planet was part of “the Superman Charter Member Fan Club Kit” published in 1980. The kit included an iron on transfer, book cover, letter from the Editor-In-Chief of DC, this Daily Planet Newsletter , two envelopes to send for DC Comics subscriptions and merchandise, individually numbered membership card with the Superman Secret Code on the back, Membership Certificate, and a DC Comic Book Heroes Poster of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman with other DC Characters (Drawn by artist Jose Luis Garcia Lopez).
The Daily Planet’s special ‘Invasion’ edition (1988)
This 16-page “extra edition” of the Daily Planet newspaper was released for the invasion of Earth by the Dominator’s Alien Alliance storyline that took place in late 1988 and early 1989. “Daily Planet Invasion Special no.1” is a one-shot with a cover date of November, 1988 filled with stories from the DC Comic Universe of the time.
Special Six Flags Edition (2006)
The Daily Planet Special Edition was a promotional print for Six Flags roller coasters called “Superman — Ride of Steel” located in Woodmore, Maryland, and Darien Lake in Darien, New York. At Six Flags Darien, the coaster was renamed Ride of Steel in 2006, dropping Superman from the name.
Superman: Earth One (2010 – 2012)
“Superman: Earth One” is a series of graphic novels written by J. Michael Straczynski and illustrated by Shane Davis. The series is a modernized re-imagining of DC Comics’ long-running Superman comic book franchise as the inaugural title of the company’s Earth One imprint. It was printed in three volumes, with the first released Oct. 27, 2010; the second on Oct. 31, 2012 and the third being made available Feb. 4, 2015. The first two volumes included Daily Planet tie-ins in the back pages.
The digital era (2013 – Current)
DC Comics has been going through many changes like any other print publications in the 21st century. The Daily Planet has been going through similar upgrades to reflect these trends in the real world.