The Legends Behind the Comic Books
The Legends Behind the Comic Books

Release Date

Apr 05, 2008

2008

The Legends Behind the Comic Books

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This new documentary film recognizes the comic book as a true art form, as indigenous to American culture as jazz. It presents comic books as reflectors of a changing America from the 1930's to today, and it hails comic book superheroes as modern-day mythological figures. “THE LEGENDS BEHIND THE COMIC BOOKS” captures for posterity the living artists and writers from The Golden Age of Comic Books (1938-1951) and The Silver Age of Comic Books (1956-1973). Insightful comments are provided by the creative geniuses who were there at the beginning, including…

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Stan Lee

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Johnny Romita

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Joe Simon

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Roy Thomas

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