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The Donnerverse

Official Name
Donnerverse; Earth-Donner; Earth-Superman; Superman Movies;
Planet Houston (According to General Zod)



First appearance
Last appearance

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace



Donnerverse is an unofficial appelaton which refers to the continuity of the Superman movies as envisioned by director Richard Donner. The characters and settings from this reality are patterned after those chronicled in Pre-Crisis Earth-One continuity, but take place in a distinctive separate reality. This reality incorporates events from the four Superman films of the 1970s-80s as well as the Supergirl movie. It does not include the 2006 film Superman Returns, though director Bryan Singer does take a lot of cues from the older films.


Films in the series

Related spin-offs

Points of Interest



  • Many elements presented in the films are now being re-envisioned in DC Comics. For example, the architecture of Krypton and the crystal lattice design of the Fortress of Solitude as seen in currently published DC Comics mirror the effects used in Superman and Superman II.


  • The Superman: The Movie novelizaton, authored by veteran comic writer Elliot S. Maggin includes a prologue which features the Guardians of the Universe. The Guardians are more prominently attached to the Green Lantern mythos, but do make a cameo in the prologue to the novel.

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Characters Superman / Clark KentLois LaneJor-ElMa KentPa KentSupergirlLex LuthorPerry WhiteSuperboyJimmy OlsenLana LangKryptoSuperman Villains
Miscellanea Superman Publication HistoryMetropolisSmallvilleKryptonFortress of SolitudeKryptonitePowersDaily Planet
People Joe ShusterJerry SiegelGeorge ReevesChristopher ReeveMario PuzoRichard DonnerBryan SingerBrandon Routh
Comics Action ComicsSupermanAdventures of SupermanSuperman: The Man of SteelSuperman: The Man of TomorrowSuperman/BatmanOther titles...
Storylines Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?Man of SteelDeath of SupermanLast Son of KryptonBirthrightOther storylines...
Live Action Movies Superman serial in 15 parts • Atom Man vs. Superman serial in 15 parts • Superman and the Mole MenSupermanSuperman II (Donner Cut) • Superman IIISupergirlSuperman IV: The Quest For PeaceSuperman ReturnsAll movies...
Live-Action TV Adventures of SupermanSuperboyLois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanSmallvilleOther Superman series...
Animated 1940s animated serialsThe New Adventures of SupermanSuperman/Aquaman Hour of AdventureThe Batman/Superman HourSuperman (1988) • Superman: The Animated Series (1996) • Other Superman series...
Novels The Adventures of Superman (1942) • Miracle Monday (1981) • Lois & Clark: A Superman NovelIt's Superman (2005)
Other media RadioSuperman newspaper strips • The World's Greatest Superheroes newspaper strip • It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman broadway theater • Look, Up in the Sky!Ultimate Collection
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