With the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade about to fill the sky once again with monstrous, flying versions of our favorite pop culture mascots, here's a look at an enormous Superman parade balloon floating through Times Square square back in the day. As a clipping from the November 19, 1940 column in The New York Times explained, the fully-inflated Superman stood at 80 feet tall with a chest 23 feet across. [via The Retroist]