(May 30, 2006 - Burbank, CA) - Creative Tops has just secured a license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Comics to create a new collection of products inspired by DC Comics’ iconic Super Hero, Superman. The new collection will be launched in conjunction with the upcoming action adventure from Warner Bros. Pictures, "Superman Returns." The new range includes; aprons, double oven gloves, gauntlet and tea towels, perfect for all those unsung heroes in the kitchen. For people searching for great gift ideas, the range also includes; tin ice buckets and tin trays, mugs and coasters in tins and lap trays. Not to be outdone, there’s also something for the girls. Creative Tops has also created a range of products with vibrant Supergirl designs in delightful pinks and purples – just the thing for young and hip women everywhere. “We’re delighted to have a license for Superman and the timing could not have been better with the imminent release of the new film.” comments Pat Dawson, Sales Director. “Superman is a global icon, loved by generations. He is a modern day hero, with good old fashioned values and that’s why he continues to be so popular. The branding also works well across our products and will create strong visual impact. We are confident that this new collection will quickly become a best seller!” The new collection will be on show at this year’s Exclusively Housewares trade fair in London. Come and visit our stand. Our stand number is 306. About Creative Tops Established in 1996, Creative Tops began life making glass work top savers. Then in 1998 due to customer demand the company began to manufacture lap trays and in no time at all the range grew to encompass a whole range of household products including; tablemats and coasters, co-ordinated kitchen textiles, lap trays, glass chopping boards, dinner sets, tea sets and much more. About "Superman Returns" Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure "Superman Returns," a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world’s most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman (Brandon Routh) faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth), has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman’s bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space. Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures, presents a Jon Peters Production in association with Bad Hat Harry Productions, a Bryan Singer film, "Superman Returns," starring newcomer Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth ("Beyond the Sea," "Blue Crush"), James Marsden ("X2: X-Men United," "The Notebook"), Frank Langella (HBO’s "Unscripted"), Academy Award-winner Eva Marie Saint ("North By Northwest"), Parker Posey ("Best in Show"), Kal Penn ("Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle") Sam Huntington ("Detroit Rock City"), and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey ("Beyond the Sea," "American Beauty," "The Usual Suspects"). Directed by Bryan Singer ("X2: X-Men United," "X-Men," "The Usual Suspects"), the film is produced by Jon Peters, Bryan Singer and Gilbert Adler. The executive producer is Chris Lee. The screenplay is by Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris, and the story is by Bryan Singer & Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris. The director of photography is Newton Thomas Sigel A.S.C.; the production designer is Guy Dyas; the film is edited by John Ottman and Elliot Graham; the costume designer is Louise Mingenbach; and the music is by John Ottman. The film is based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. About DC Comics DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com. SUPERMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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