Superheroes Decoded

  • 2017
  • 1 Season

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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Inside the DC Comics Library Archives
02:37 — Explore the DC Library Archives, which includes a copy of the legendary Action Comics #1, in this exclusive from "Superheroes Decoded."
AIDs and the X-Men Legacy Virus
02:49 — Comic book writers and fans explore the way the X-Men series addressed the AIDS epidemic in its Legacy Virus arc in this bonus clip from Episode 2, "A (more…)
Neil deGrasse Tyson Meets Superman
02:06 — Neil Degrasse Tyson talks about his inclusion in a Superman comic book in this exclusive from "Superheroes Decoded."
Superheroes Decoded Season 1
"Superheroes Decoded" offers a definitive look at how marginalized, larger-than-life characters rose to the highest ranks of mainstream culture, chron (more…)

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