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Secret History Of Comics

Documentary
1 season availableUSA
MA15+

Executive producer Robert Kirkman ("The Walking Dead") is, first and foremost, a comic creator. His love for the craft knows no bounds, and he shares that passion in this documentary series, which explores the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books.

S1 E1: The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel
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S1 E1: The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel
41m
Jack Kirby and Stan Lee invented Marvel's most beloved characters. But was it Kirby's artwork or Lee's bravado and writing that started a revolution?
languages:
English

1. The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel

Jack Kirby and Stan Lee invented Marvel's most beloved characters. But was it Kirby's artwork or Lee's bravado and writing that started a revolution?
41m
Available until 31 Jul 2021

2. The Truth About Wonder Woman

As comic books became popular and male superheroes rose to stardom, one man created a feminist superhero inspired by both his wife and his mistress.
41m
Available until 31 Jul 2021

3. The Trails Of Superman

The story of how the world’s first superhero came to be and how Superman's creators fought for years to receive proper credit and compensation.
41m
Available until 31 Jul 2021

4. City Of Heroes

This episode explores how the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York fundamentally changed how comic books are written and superheroes are portrayed.
41m
Available until 31 Jul 2021

5. The Color Of Comics

The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an African-American owned comic book imprint which came to life in early 1990's New York.
41m
Available until 31 Jul 2021

6. Image Comics Declaration Of Independents

Seven renegade artists shock the comic-book industry by starting their own company, Image Comics, to rival giants Marvel and DC.
41m
Available until 31 Jul 2021