Superior Copper Grants Stock Options

September 13, 2012

Superior Copper Corporation (the “Corporation”) announces that it has granted an aggregate of 400,000 options to purchase common shares of the Corporation exercisable at a price of $0.10 per share for a period of five years, to Brian Howlett, Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.  The common shares issuable upon exercise of the options are subject to a four month hold period from the original date of grant.  The options have been granted in accordance with the terms of the Corporation’s stock option plan and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Superior Copper Corporation  

Superior Copper Corporation is a Canadian-based exploration company focused on base metal exploration. The Corporation’s primary objective is to explore highly prospective base metal projects, particularly copper, in order to meet the increasing global demand.  The Corporation has two key exploration projects; the Batchawana Copper Project and the Rivière Doré Project in Québec.

For further information please contact:

Judy Baker, President & CEO

Tel: 416.479.0893 Ext 401

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Morgan Quinn, IR/Geologist

Tel: 416.479.0893 Ext 403

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 Neither TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This News Release includes certain "forward-looking statements". These statements are based on information currently available to the Company and the Company provides no assurance that actual results will meet management's expectations. Forward-looking statements include estimates and statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Forward-looking statements may be identified by such terms as "believes", "anticipates", "expects", "estimates",  "may", "could", "would", "will", or "plan". Since forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results relating to, among other things, results of exploration, project development, reclamation and capital costs of the Company's mineral properties, and the Company's financial condition and prospects, could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements for many reasons such as: changes in general economic conditions and conditions in the financial markets; changes in demand and prices for minerals; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological and operational difficulties encountered in connection with the activities of the Company; and other matters discussed in this news release. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect any of the Company's forward-looking statements. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by the Company or on its behalf, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. Please see our public filings at for further information.