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Publisher: PBS DISTRIBUTION
From PBS Distribution!  Hosted and narrated by Liev Schreiber, Superheroes features more than fifty new interviews, from pioneers such as Stan Lee, Joe Simon, and Jerry Robinson to contemporary creators including Mark Ward and Grant Morrison, from commentators such as Michael Chabon and Jules Feiffer to iconic actors like Adam West and Lynda Carter. Dazzling graphics and remarkable stories illuminate an up-to-the-minute history of the superhero, from the comic strip adventurers of the Great Depression up to the blockbuster CGI movie superstars of the 21st century. Episodes include Truth, Justice, and the American Way - 1930s-1950s; With Great Power comes Great Responsibility - 1960s-1970s; and A Hero Can Be Anyone - 1980's-today. Special Bonus Materials include The Marvel Super Heroes themes performed by songwriter Jack Urbont, plus additional Interviews with Adam West, Stan Lee, Joe Simon, Lynda Carter, Jerry Robinson, and more. Scheduled in stores 10/16/13. (1708)
Item Code: JUN138376
In Shops: 10/23/2013
SRP: $24.99