Approval & Respect
CapedWonder™.com and its subdomains are fan-based and approved by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. They are produced with the highest respect and support for Superman and his creators, the Reeve family, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Universal Studios, and other applicable studios, theater companies and related distributors.
All original photography appearing on CapedWonder™.com is Copyright ©Jim Bowers and Bowers Imagineering LLC 2002-2013, and may not be posted elsewhere on the World Wide Web or printed without written permission by Jim Bowers. All original photography by Jim Bowers is protected by law and registered with the United States Copyright Office.
Shows/Conventions & Photography
As a general rule, Jim Bowers does not attend any comic/movie/television conventions, celebrations or shows, nor is he interested in attending as a guest. Any exceptions may include events and gatherings affiliated with projects, fund raisers, premieres, etc., of which CapedWonder™.com has contributed. Jim Bowers may also be interested in serving as an official photographer at Superman and Christopher Reeve related events of significance (such as the 2009 Siegel and Shuster events). Please contact Jim with details and he will get back to you with rates, etc.
High-Resolutions Files and Prints
High-resolution files, prints and enlargements of CapedWonder™ imagery are only available to employees and board members of DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, and other major studios, publishing companies and other organizations who are assigned with officially licensed and approved Christopher Reeve/Superman projects.
Credit and Contributions
We have a strict policy at CapedWonder™.com: Give credit where credit is due. With regards to imagery – we never steal photos, crop them, enhance them, etc., put our own watermark on them, post them here, and then claim they originated from us. Every effort is made to get permission before posting any imagery that did not come directly from our archive of stills, transparencies, promotional materials, original art (both traditional and digital), etc.
All tasteful and high-quality submissions, including original imagery and articles, are welcome and will be considered. All featured imagery and articles are credited to the creator and/or originator. To those of you who have generously sent imagery and articles for this website, we thank you very much. Please let us know if we have mistakenly either omitted your name or misspelled your name in the credits.
CapedWonder™.com has never approved of anyone profiting from the creation of prints, enlargements, posters and backdrops (to sell at shows/conventions, on auction sites, and in museums), printed custom cover art for DVD fan edits (to sell DVD copies at shows, etc.), etc., from CapedWonder™ imagery.
Note about the photo galleries:
Effective February 20, 2013, photos are no longer available to download.
Because of the nature of the World Wide Web and some unsavory people’s decisions to freely take, and essentially “steal”, photos from websites, and artists and photographers, we have made it a practice to incorporate a “hidden” watermark into every image from the CapedWonder™ Collection that is featured on this website (this does not apply to other photographer’s or artist’s work that we showcase on this website).
Bottom line is that we always know when a photo originated from here if we happen to see it on another site, or for sale as a print on eBay or at a convention — cropping in or using Photoshop to remove the visible CW logo watermark won’t prevent us from knowing.
To those fans who have helped us police CapedWonder™ imagery – thank you! And to those of you who enjoy our images – thank you – please visit often!
CapedWonder™.com is a sole proprietorship. It is not an authorized seller or distributor of any licensed DC Comics/Warner Bros. comics, toy, collectible, movie or television merchandise, and is not a source for rare VHS tapes, Blu-rays, DVDs, extended versions/fan edits, CDs, mp3s, video files; high-res artwork files from extended versions/fan edits of the Superman/Christopher Reeve films, television shows, or soundtracks; or promotional/publicity/marketing materials, prints, posters, high-end collectibles, import items, rarities, toys, books, etc.
No sales or profits of any kind are generated by CapedWonder™.com or its subdomains except through the CapedWonder™ Merchandise Store; the CapedWonder™ Amazon Store; officially licensed and approved projects by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and/or DC Comics; and copyrighted original photography by Jim Bowers.
Superman Prop Authentication
Jim has been exposed to over 30 years of history of the Christopher Reeve Superman movie series, with his focus and emphasis on photographs, promotional materials and collectibles (movie and non-movie). Through years of research and networking with fellow fans, celebrities, collectors and motion industry professionals, Jim has gathered a great deal of fascinating and highly-detailed information and materials. Jim is not an official movie prop authenticator, nor is he able to share his views or opinions about a prop’s origin, accuracy, authenticity or in-authenticity, so he highly recommends visiting Original Prop Blog and spending some time there to get answers.
Celebrity Contact & Petitions
CapedWonder™.com is unable to secure celebrity autographs for fans. This includes autographs from Richard Donner, Margot Kidder, Marc McClure, Noel Neill, Brandon Routh, Henry Cavill, etc. CapedWonder™.com does not sell autographed items of any kind.
Since its inception, CapedWonder™.com has been asked to get involved with petitions for various “efforts”. It is this website’s policy NOT to start, support, or participate in any kind of petition, whether on-line or otherwise. Additionally, CapedWonder™.com will NOT review or forward fan-created movie/TV screenplays, book/comic manuscripts, storyboards, videos, etc., to actors, directors, producers, screenplay writers, motion picture executives, or others involved in the entertainment industry.
The following domain names and websites are owned by and Copyright ©Jim Bowers. All Rights Reserved. They are NOT for sale — official offers from Warner Bros. will be considered.
Questions or comments regarding the Website should be sent by e-mail to Jim Bowers, Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.