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Superman statue in Metropolis, Illinois
Superman fans to descend on Metropolis, Illinois for the 2013 Superman Celebration
Superman Parade Metropolis, Illinois
Giant Superman statue, a roadside attraction in Metropolis, Illinois.
This sign is on the wall of a government building in Superman's hometown of Metropolis (Illinois)
Metropolis, Illinois is the only city in the world dedicated to Superman (complete with a gigantic superman statue). If you really want to get into the Superman hype, the best time to go is in June when the locals put on a festival called “The Superman Celebration” which attracts book collectors and fans from all over the United States.
George Reeves Superman costume from the 1950s - Smithsonian Museum of American History - 2012-05-15 by dctim1, via Flickr