Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle
Series Description: This series examines the art form of the comic book superhero and its complex relationship with American culture.
The popularity of superhero characters during the Depression and the World War II era is explored. [56 minutes]
In the 1960s a new breed of Marvel superheroes emerges, inspired by atomic energy and space travel. [56 minutes]
The "Superman" movie with Christopher Reeve, the overhaul of "Batman" and "Watchmen" are discussed. [56 minutes]