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The Mythology of Superman (2006)

Video  -  Documentary | Short  -  2006 (USA)
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An exploration of the mythological roots of the Man of Steel.

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Paul Levitz ...
Himself, president and publisher, DC Comics
Phil Cousineau ...
Himself, author of 'Once And Future Myths'
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Himself
Kim Newman ...
Himself, author, film critic
Roger Stern ...
Himself
Dan Didio ...
Himself, senior VP and executive editor, DC Comics
Denny O'Neil ...
Himself
Tom Morris ...
Himself, editor, 'Superheroes And Philosophy'
Leo Braudy ...
Himself, Ph. D., author of 'From Chivalry To Terrorism'
Mark Cotta Vaz ...
Himself, author, comic book historian
Mike Carlin ...
Himself, senior group editor, DC Comics
John Lawrence ...
Himself, author of 'The Myth of the American Superhero'
Matt Morris ...
Himself, editor, 'Superheroes And Philosophy'
Marv Wolfman ...
Himself
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An exploration of the mythological roots of the Man of Steel.

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