Superheroes : a never-ending battle / a Patty and Jay Baker production ; written by Michael Kantor & Laurence Maslon ; directed by Michael Kantor ; produced by Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal ; produced by Ghost Light Films in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for thei...

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Uniform Title:Rovi Media Collection. Movies.
Rovi K-12 education materials.
Corporate Authors: Ghost Light Films (Production company)
Oregon Public Broadcasting (Production company)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Broadcaster)
PBS Distribution (Firm) (Film distributor)
Other Authors: Kantor, Michael, 1961- (Television producer, Television director, Screenwriter)
Rosenthal, Sally (Television producer)
Maslon, Laurence (Screenwriter)
Schreiber, Liev (Host, Narrator)
Jones, Gerard, 1957- (Interviewee)
Kahn, Jenette (Interviewee)
Schumer, Arlen (Interviewee)
Fingeroth, Danny (Interviewee)
Gaines, William M. (Interviewee)
Kubert, Joe, 1926-2012 (Interviewee)
Robinson, Jerry, 1922-2011 (Interviewee)
Infantino, Carmine (Interviewee)
Steranko, 1938- (Interviewee)
Wright, Bradford W., 1968- (Interviewee)
Chabon, Michael (Interviewee)
Waid, Mark, 1962- (Interviewee)
Adams, Neal, 1941-2022 (Interviewee)
Simon, Joe (Interviewee)
Feiffer, Jules (Interviewee)
Lee, Stan, 1922-2018 (Interviewee)
West, Adam, 1928-2017 (Interviewee)
Wein, Len (Interviewee)
Foster, William H. (Interviewee)
Phillips, Gary, 1955- (Interviewee)
Loeb, Jeph (Interviewee)
Straczynski, J. Michael, 1954- (Interviewee)
Conway, Gerry (Interviewee)
Miller, Frank, 1926-1983 (Interviewee)
Moore, Alan, 1953- (Interviewee)
Claremont, Chris, 1950- (Interviewee)
Strain, Christina (Interviewee)
Jimenez, Phil (Interviewee)
Miller, Ashley Edward (Interviewee)
Lee, Jim, 1964- (Interviewee)
McFarlane, Todd (Interviewee)
Snyder, Zack, 1966- (Interviewee)
Carter, Lynda, 1951- (Interviewee)
Morrison, Grant (Interviewee)
Language:English
Language and/or Writing System:
In English with optional English SDH.
Published: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2013]
Edition:Widescreen Version.
Series:Rovi Media Collection. Movies.
Rovi K-12 education materials.
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Physical Description:1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: Video DVD

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