Everyone knows about Comic-Con
, which happens every summer in San Diego. It's a glorious convention that attracts nerds from all over. But it's safe to say that less people know about the Superman Celebration
, which takes place the second weekend in June
and swells tiny Metropolis, Illinois
to 30,000-plus, according to the local chamber of
In this week's feature story, photographer Jennifer Silverberg
takes you to the most recent Superman Celebration, in her story, "Isn't That Super? A dispatch from the 31st annual Superman Celebration in -- where else? -- Metropolis, Illinois."
Check out some of the photos she brought back: