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Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics

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Executive producer Robert Kirkman ("The Walking Dead") is, first and foremost, a comic creator. His love for the craft knows no bounds, he says, and he shares that passion in this documentary series. The six hourlong episodes deep-dive into the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books. Among those featured in interviews are Stan Lee, Patty Jenkins, Lynda Carter, Kevin Smith, Famke Janssen, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Rodriguez, and Todd McFarlane, among many others.

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Seven renegade artists shock the comic-book industry by starting their own company, Image Comics, to rival giants Marvel and DC.
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The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an African-American-owned comic book imprint which came to life in early 1990s New York.
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Exploring how the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York fundamentally changed comic book writing and the portrayal of superheroes.
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How Jack Kirby and Stan Lee invented Marvel's most beloved characters; exploring which aspect started a revolution -- Kirby's artwork or Lee's bravado and writing.
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The story of how the world's first superhero came to be; how Superman's creators fought for years to receive proper credit and compensation.
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Comic books become popular and male super heroes rise to stardom; one man creates a feminist superhero inspired by both his wife and his mistress.

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