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Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics

Season 1
7.92017TV-14
Robert Kirkman unveils the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books.
Starring
Michelle RodriguezTodd McFarlaneKevin Smith
Genres
DramaHistoricalDocumentarySpecial Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel
    November 11, 2017
    42min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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?
  2. 2. The Truth About Wonder Woman
    November 12, 2017
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  3. 3. The Trials of Superman
    November 19, 2017
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    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.
  4. 4. City of Heroes
    November 26, 2017
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Explores how the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York fundamentally changed how comic books are written and superheroes are portrayed.
  5. 5. The Color of Comics
    December 3, 2017
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an African-American owned comic book imprint which came to life in early 1990's New York.
  6. 6. Image Comics: Declaration of Independents
    December 10, 2017
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Seven renegade artists shock the comic-book industry by starting their own company, Image Comics, to rival giants Marvel and DC.

Bonus

  • Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics: Change the Industry
    32sec
    TV-14

    Celebrities and experts tell the untold origin stories of the greatest superheroes of pop culture.