The series was honored on its 50th anniversary when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed July 10-16, 2001, as "Superman Week." A proclamation was presented to Paul Levitz of DC Comics in a ceremony that was also attended by Jack Larson
, Noel Neill
, Mrs. Robert Shayne, Mrs. Jerome Siegel, Robert Rockwell
, Jeff Corey
and Walter Walbrecht, vice president of Warner Brothers. Season 3, Number 4 was named "Superman Week" honoring the Man of Steel and was first broadcast on 14 May 1955. See more
Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!
Yes, it's Superman, strange visitor from another planet, who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. Superman, who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands, and who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper,...