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Title Superheroes: a never-ending battle [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : PBS : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (3 video files (ca. 180 min.)) : sd., col.
Contents Episode 2 Great Power, Great Responsibility Episode 3 A Hero Can Be Anyone Episode 1 Truth, Justice, And The American Way.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Michael Kantor.
Performer Hosted and narrated by Liev Schreiber; interviewees, Gerard Jones, Jenette Kahn, Arlen Schumer, Danny Fingeroth, Joe Kubert, William M. Gaines, Jerry Robinson, Carmine, Infantino, Jim Steranko, Bradford Wright, Michael Chabon, Mark Waid, Neal Adams, Joe Simon, Jules Feiffer, Stan Lee, Adam West, Len Wein, William H. Foster III, Gary Phillips, Jeph Loeb, J. Michael Straczynski, Gerry Conway, Frank Miller, Alan Moore, Chris Claremont, Christina Strain, Phil Jimenez, Ashley Miller, Jim Lee, Todd McFarlane, Zack Snyder.
Summary Join host and narrator Liev Schreiber to explore the dawn of the comic book genre and trace the evolution of the characters and their ongoing cultural impact worldwide. Chart the progression from the first comic books born during the Great Depression to the television debut of Superman in the 1950s, to the emergence of superheroes who reflect changing social mores in the 1960s and 70s, to today's insatiable enthusiasm for superheroes embraced in all media and by all demographics.
Audience Rated TVPG.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Superheroes -- History and criticism.
Superhero films -- History and criticism.
Superhero television programs -- History and criticism.
Added Author Kantor, Michael, 1961- television producer, television director, screenwriter.
Rosenthal, Sally, television producer.
Maslon, Laurence, screenwriter.
Schreiber, Liev, host, narrator.
Jones, Gerard, 1957- interviewee.
Kahn, Jenette, interviewee.
Schumer, Arlen, interviewee.
Fingeroth, Danny, interviewee.
Gaines, William M., interviewee.
Kubert, Joe, 1926-2012, interviewee.
Robinson, Jerry, 1922-2011, interviewee.
Infantino, Carmine, interviewee.
Steranko, 1938- interviewee.
Wright, Bradford W., 1968- interviewee.
Chabon, Michael, interviewee.
Waid, Mark, 1962- interviewee.
Adams, Neal, 1941- interviewee.
Simon, Joe, interviewee.
Feiffer, Jules, interviewee.
Lee, Stan, 1922- interviewee.
West, Adam, 1928-2017. interviewee.
Wein, Len, interviewee.
Foster, William H., interviewee.
Phillips, Gary, 1955- interviewee.
Loeb, Jeph, interviewee.
Straczynski, J. Michael, 1954- interviewee.
Conway, Gerry, interviewee.
Miller, Frank, 1926-1983, interviewee.
Moore, Alan, 1953- interviewee.
Claremont, Chris, 1950- interviewee.
Strain, Christina, interviewee.
Jimenez, Phil, interviewee.
Miller, Ashley Edward, interviewee.
Lee, Jim, 1964- interviewee.
McFarlane, Todd, interviewee.
Snyder, Zack, 1966- interviewee.
Carter, Lynda, 1951- interviewee.
Morrison, Grant, interviewee.
hoopla digital.
Music No. MWT11152865
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