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Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

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SUPERHEROES: A NEVER-ENDING BATTLE is the first documentary to examine the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact.

Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

S01E02 · Great Power, Great Responsibilities

In the 1960s, a new breed of superhero emerges in pages of Marvel Comics, inspired... More

In the 1960s, a new breed of superhero emerges in pages of Marvel Comics, inspired by the age of atomic energy and space travel and, in turn, inspiring the pop culture and pop artists of the time. Spider-Man, the Hulk and others are the first to have “problems” with which an adult audience can identify, and contemporary social issues make their way into comic books.

10-15-201300:54:02
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