Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

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Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1938-1958)

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Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

Part 1 of 3. The story of comic-book superheroes.

60 min.


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The story of comic-book superheroes begins during the Depression and WWII years, when star-spangled heroes were in demand. The 1950s saw the genre fall under government scrutiny, however, due to its popularity with kids.

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