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Episode List



12 Nov. 2017
The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel
The work of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee is examined.
13 Nov. 2017
The Truth About Wonder Woman
This installment discusses the origins of the Wonder Woman character and takes a look at the very unconventional lives of the man and women who created this iconic pop culture figure.
20 Nov. 2017
The Trials of Superman
The story of how the world's first superhero came to be and how Superman's creators fought for years to receive proper credit and compensation.
27 Nov. 2017
City of Heroes
In this installment the central role of New York city in comics is discussed as well as the manner in which the comics industry responded to the events of 911.
4 Dec. 2017
The Color of Comics
The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an African-American-owned comic book imprint which came to life in early 1990s New York.
11 Dec. 2017
Image Comics: Declaration of Independents
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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