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Superheroes Decoded 

TV-PG | | Documentary | TV Series (2017)
Uncovers how the rise of the superhero parallels America's rise as a superpower in the 20th century, evolving through the decades into a uniquely American mythology that has captured audiences across the globe.
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2017  
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John K. Bucher Jr. ...  Himself - Author, Mythologist 2 episodes, 2017
Kevin Conroy ...  Narrator 2 episodes, 2017
Steve Englehart Steve Englehart ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2017
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The story of the American superhero charts the characters' rise from a fringe art form in the 1930s to the blockbuster films of today and details how they evolved to become a uniquely American modern mythology. Included are film clips, vintage comic artwork and interviews with creators, experts and fans.

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USA

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English

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30 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Supereroi Smascherati See more »

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Warrior Poets See more »
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Features appearances by Stan Lee, Chris Claremont and many others associated with Comics. See more »

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Great history lesson about comics but the liberal agenda ugh
3 May 2017 | by trimblairSee all my reviews

Loved most of this but the liberal message was pushed with comparing Bernie Sanders to Captain America (don't remember Cap taking a lake house as a bribe to endorse his evil enemy). Also Gloria Steinum might have been a Wonder Woman fan and enjoyed burning bras but she also is a heavy supporter of killing babies. And the X-Men? Most fans realize Brian Singer has been awful for that series. Too bad -- could have been a good show.


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