One of the greatest cultural icons of our time, Superman has been admired, adored and aspired for. Whether you’re looking for a present for a friend or wanting to show off your love for the Man of Steel with some cool merchandise, we’ve looked about for a selection of some of the best Superman gifts you could possibly get…
1. Patriotic Bi-Fold Wallet
Two of the most iconic American things we can think of are Superman and Old Glory. This faux leather bi-fold wallet combines these two iconic symbols of the USA for double the patriot with plenty of room for cards, notes and ID. Whether it’s for a friend, boyfriend or close family member, this is surely a product they’d love to receive!
2. Superman Encyclopedia
For those who have everything, they might appreciate this codex of knowledge on everything Superman. It might not have all the knowledge you might find in the Fortress of Solitude but let’s be honest, the book form of that is probably too big for any shelf.
3. Funko POP Figure
An essential addition to any fan’s Funko POP collection. This vinyl model of Superman from Funko’s Heroes line looks almost ready to leap into the sky and soar like a plane. What a great item to place on your shelf of figures or collectibles!
4. Be The Character Cooking Apron
The heroic chef inside you would surely love this Superman Be the Character adult apron, featuring a print looking like you are wearing the man’s iconic tights. This may or may not bestow you with the power of super-cooking but it certainly makes a great present for those who love the Man of Steel and cooking!
5. Symbol Beanie Hat
For those cold afternoons, keep those ears warm and show your love for the Man of Steel to the world with a super-warm and comfy beanie that’s blazing with the House of El.
6. Costume Travel Mug
All Superman needs to get though the day is the light of Earth’s yellow sun. For those super-people who are not lucky enough to be solar-powered, this plastic super-travel-mug is ideal for that other energizing life force: Coffee!
7. Superman Onesie
Truly feel like you could save the world on your laziest days with a onesie of the superhero’s iconic outfit. It also comes with a cape you can remove to give that extra-heroic feeling during a quiet night in.
8. Superman Coffee Machine
As far as we know, the Man of Steel doesn’t drink coffee. He gets all his energy from our yellow sun. But if he had a coffee machine, he’d probably have this one. This unique Superman gift comes with its own matching super-mug too.
9. Symbol Pewter Keyring
It’s a shame that most of us don’t have x-ray vision. You wouldn’t lose anything when you can see though walls and inside cupboards. For when you can’t, this nifty pewter keyring can at least help keep your keys visible and in one place.
10. Superboy Hoodie
Superboy often gets overlooked by his dad. But he still has his fans who might really appreciate this half-cotton-half-polyester hoodie. A good run in this should make you feel like either one. Did we mention it’s very warm?
11. Lego Digital Clock
Here’s a gift for all Superman lovers! Sleep safe while the LEGO hero watches vigilantly over you or your loved ones. This 9” table clock has poseable arms and legs, so if you wanted to, there is nothing wrong with posing him taking flight!
12. Stainless Steel Ring
We’ve speculated that the House of El might class as a dynasty so what better way to identify the dynasty with a stainless steel signet ring stylishly highlighted with red? With a higher stainless steel rating than usual, it is abnormally tough just like the man himself.
See also: Batman merchandise for Gotham geeks – ideal for fans of the Dark Knight!
13. Yellow and Red Earrings
Krypton may be long gone, but we bet if it was still around these Superman ‘S’ epoxy stud earrings would be the talk of Kandor. And they’re yours for a pretty good price. Good thing Braniac shrank it down.
14. Superman Black and Red Cap
Wear your allegiance to the Man of Steel and stand out in a crowd with this black-and-red sublimated brim cap. With a mesh exterior behind the front, this item will keep you cool and let you feel the wind in your hair should you ever find yourself flying.
15. Beach Towel
It might not be indestructible Kryptonian Cotton, but this super-absorbent 30×60 inch beach towel is perfect for those sunny days or after those long soaks in a bath or shower.
16. 3D Symbol Slippers
Superman’s super-durability means he’s not bothered about the chilly winds that blow into the Fortress of Solitude. For everyone else, these comfy S-label slippers with the iconic blue-and-red are a very snug choice.
17. Superman Silhouette T Shirt
We love Superman. We love him so much that we love this t-shirt that puts Superman in Superman. How could this cool apparel be any better? How about the inner Superman being a genuine Alex Ross print?
18. Floating Bookshelf
With this concealable wall-mounted bookshelf, it is as if a shadow of the Man of Steel himself was more than happy to suspend your books in mid-air. Perhaps the hero decided to lend you one of the mini-Supermen he could project from his hand.
19. Ultimate Collector’s Movie Anthology
The perfect gift for any Super-Fan, this limited ultimate collector’s edition comes complete with all four Superman movies, the director’s cut of II and a whole mass of behind the scenes and feature-length goodies. Even if you didn’t like The Quest for Peace, the rest is surely a must.
20. Clark Kent Ripped Shirt
Ever wanted to rip your shirt like Clark Kent but not ruin your clothes? This sublimated print t-shirt of a half-pulled Clark Kent shirt and tie is probably second-best. Complete with imperfections as if your shirt is in the middle of being flung open.
21. Adult Coloring Book
Relax and let your cares fly away with your pencils with this stress-relieving Superman coloring book for adults. Thirty pages of bold, iconic scenes for you to fill with soothing color. Highlight his tights purple if you like, as bad Bizarros we absolutely promise to tell.
22. Superman Throw Blanket
Want to fill your home up with some super-cool merchandise dedicated to your favorite hero? Sleep safe under the watchful sigil of the Man of Steel with this 50-by-60-inch square throw blanket. This huge 100% polyester blanket is cosy and easily has enough room underneath to cuddle up with someone special.
23. Driving Mats
The perfect accessory for any driver! The front pair of these four black vehicle mats are printed with Superman’s world-famous logo. They’re universal so whether your car is small, big, a compact or a big truck, there’s going to be room.
24. Stainless Steel Bracelet
This nine-inch Superman-stamped bracelet from Godyce is the perfect gift for a fashion statement or that special someone. It’s stainless steel so it won’t tarnish, just like your hero, and would look snappy when or if you ever visit Kandor.
25. Dad T-Shirt
For those Super-dads out there, this blue and screen-printed Superman DAD t-shirt is the perfect present for any parental hero in the family. The cotton-polyester wave is strong and durable, so you know it’s going to last.
26. Superman Vinyl Clock
This superb wall clock does two amazing things. First, obviously, it tells the time. More importantly, the vinyl outline cut of the whole thing can look as if you’ve got an authentic Superman ink drawing surrounding your timepiece. The clock has all sorts of custom extras too.
27. Heat-Changing Mug
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No it’s a mug. But add hot water to it and Clark Kent disappears, reappearing in the sky to save the Earth as Superman. Make every coffee break a chance to save the day.
28. Laser-etched Crystal Ball
Inside this flawless crystal ball is a laser-etched image of Superman. Is he trapped there? He certainly looks ready to leap into action. The LED lights in the base illuminate the walls and the etching in a mesmerizing spectrum, glistening like the Fortress of Solitude!
29. DC 80 Years of Superman Anthology
DC is celebrating 80 years of the Man of Steel with this collection of some of Superman’s greatest stories including his first ever adventure, the time he became Vigilante and discovering the Fortress of Solitude. This a must for any Superman follower.
30. Glass Decanter and Rock Glasses
What more perfect an addition to your glassware could you have than a decanter and two rock glasses engraved with the House of El? Perfect for entertaining guests or visiting superheroes.
So many gift ideas, so many ways to celebrate. It seems whatever the occasion, there’s a super-version of everything. Jimmy Olsen would be jealous!
Need more from the superhero world? Check out our list of awesome DC Comics facts – did you know that the original version of Superman couldn’t fly?