Final celebrity for 39th annual Superman Celebration announced

By Staff Report

Staff Report

Although he may be a ‘Brainiac,” the latest Superman Celebration celebrity headed to Metropolis may be known more as a vampire.

The final celebrity announced for this year’s line up of the 39th annual Superman Celebration is James Marsters, known to Superman fans as Brainiac from Smallville and as Spike, the platinum-blond English vampire in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series, Angel.

Marsters was also the voice of Lex Luthor on the DVD release of Superman: Doomsday.  He portrayed the omnisexual time traveler Captain John Hart in the British science-fiction show Torchwood and terrorist Barnabas Greeley in Syfy’s Caprica.

Marsters will sign autographs with Smallville actress Erica Durance on Saturday, June 10.