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Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

What personal tragedy helped inspire the creation of Superman? What pop phenomenon put Batman back on the cultural radar? What changes to Wonder Woman sparked public outrage? And what about The Flash, Green Lantern, JSA and others? So many heroes, so many stories to tell - stories of DC Comics' 75 years of challenges, creativity and triumph. This DC Original Documentary is both a compelling insider's tale and a celebration seen through the inkwell of those who created and lived it, balanced with insights from key historians and filled with interviews, archival footage and a dazzling parade of those forever riveting and splashy DC covers. From the bans to the breakthroughs, from humble pulp beginnings to the literary rise of the graphic novel, the story holds a mirror to an ever-evolving enterprise and the society reflected in its comic book pages.

Year: 2010
Genre: Cult Animation, Cult Films / After Dark
Country: USA
Director: Mac Carter
Starring: David Cronenberg, Frank Langella, George Reeves, Margot Kidder, Pat Boone, Sam Huntington, Ronald Reagan, Ryan Reynolds, Lynda Carter
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains Violence and Drug References
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Location in store: Documentary (Art on Film)

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