Great Power, Great Responsibility (1959-1977)

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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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Part 2 of 3. The flawed superheroes that emerged in the 1960s, and the socially relevant stories they often found themselves in, are recalled in this look at the years 1959-77. Also: the introduction of black superheroes, such as Black Panther in 1966.

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