Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked

Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked

DVD - 2005
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This special shows how comic book superheroes reflect their times-- from the 1930s to the 21st century-- and how these wish-fulfillment figures became role models for generations of children.
Publisher: Burlington, VT : A&E Home Video ; New York : New Video [distributor], [2005]
ISBN: 9780767083652
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 C7333h
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: History Channel (Television network)


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Nov 12, 2017

Hey! If you are someone who really enjoys reading comic books, and graphic novels, too - This fast-paced and equally informative documentary from the folks at the "History Channel" should definitely be of some significant interest to you.

From Superman, to the Flash, to Batman, to the Fantastic 4, and beyond - This 100-minute presentation (of stills, archival footage, and guest interviews) offers the inquisitive viewer a thorough and well-rounded look at the history of comic book superheroes.

Anyway - When it comes to the importance of comic book superheroes - I think that they have clearly played a big part in the overall development of the American/Canadian pop culture scene (as it so proudly stands today). And this, to me, is something that is not to be taken lightly.

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