A Hero Can Be Anyone (1978-Present)

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

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

Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

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

60 min.


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Conclusion. The ever-increasing popularity of superheroes across all media during the past 25 years, a trend initially fueled by the 1978 movie "Superman," is examined. Also: the re-imagining of Batman in the "Dark Knight Returns" comic books of 1986.

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