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  • Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010)
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    Video | 90 min | Documentary, History
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010)
Not Rated
Video | 90 min | Documentary, History

The history of the longstanding American comic book company that launched such legendary superhero characters such as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.
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Updated Nov 11, 2010

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Nov 9, 2010 (United States)

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Ryan Reynolds
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Paul Levitz
Self - Writer; President and Publisher (2002-2009) DC Comics Self - Writer; President and Publisher (2002-2009) DC Comics   See fewer
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Gerard Jones
Self - Writer; Historian Self - Writer; Historian   See fewer
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Mark Waid
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Neal Adams
Self - Artist; Writer Self - Artist; Writer   See fewer
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Joe Kubert
Self - Writer; Artist; Director of Publications (1967-1976) DC Comics Self - Writer; Artist; Director of Publications (1967-1976) DC Comics   See fewer
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Louise Simonson
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Jerry Siegel
Self - Writer; Co-Creator of Superman (archive sound) (archive footage) Self - Writer; Co-Creator of Superman (archive sound) (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joe Shuster
Self - Artist; Co-Creator of Superman (archive sound) (archive footage) Self - Artist; Co-Creator of Superman (archive sound) (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dwayne McDuffie
Self - Writer; Co-Founder Milestone Media Self - Writer; Co-Founder Milestone Media   See fewer
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Bob Kane
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Irwin Hasen
Self - Artist Self - Artist   See fewer
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Dan DiDio
Self - Co-Publisher DC Comics (as Dan Didio) Self - Co-Publisher DC Comics (as Dan Didio)   See fewer
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Chip Kidd
Self - Writer; Art Director Self - Writer; Art Director   See fewer
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Mike Carlin
Self - Senior Group Editor DC Comics Self - Senior Group Editor DC Comics   See fewer
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Marv Wolfman
Self - Writer; Editor Self - Writer; Editor   See fewer
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J. Edgar Hoover
Self - FBI Director (archive footage) Self - FBI Director (archive footage)   See fewer
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William M. Gaines
Self (archive footage) (as William Gaines) Self (archive footage) (as William Gaines)   See fewer
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Grant Morrison
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Julius Schwartz
Self - Editor (1944-1986) (archive footage) Self - Editor (1944-1986) (archive footage)   See fewer
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Len Wein
Self - Writer; Editor Self - Writer; Editor   See fewer
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Walter Simonson
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Jim Lee
Self - Artist; Co-Publisher DC Comics Self - Artist; Co-Publisher DC Comics   See fewer
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Denny O'Neil
Self - Writer; Editor (as Dennis O'Neil) Self - Writer; Editor (as Dennis O'Neil)   See fewer
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Geoff Johns
Self - Writer; Chief Creative Officer DC Entertainment Self - Writer; Chief Creative Officer DC Entertainment   See fewer
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Neil Gaiman
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Alexander Salkind
Self - Producer 'Superman' (archive footage) Self - Producer 'Superman' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ilya Salkind
Self - Producer 'Superman' I-III (archive footage) Self - Producer 'Superman' I-III (archive footage)   See fewer
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Christopher Reeve
Self - Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage) Self - Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage)   See fewer
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Karen Berger
Self - Executive Editor Vertigo, DC Comics Self - Executive Editor Vertigo, DC Comics   See fewer
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Frank Miller
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Kyle Baker
Self - Artist; Writer Self - Artist; Writer   See fewer
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Alan Moore
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Paul Pope
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Jerry Ordway
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Zack Snyder
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David Cronenberg
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Christopher Nolan
Self - Director 'Batman Begins' and 'The Dark Knight' (archive footage) Self - Director 'Batman Begins' and 'The Dark Knight' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Francis Lawrence
Self - Director 'Constantine' (archive footage) Self - Director 'Constantine' (archive footage)   See fewer
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James McTeigue
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Bryan Singer
Self - Director 'Superman Returns' (archive footage) Self - Director 'Superman Returns' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Pat Boone
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lynda Carter
Wonder Woman (archive footage) Wonder Woman (archive footage)   See fewer
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Harry Donenfeld
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Richard Donner
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jack Liebowitz
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William M. Marston
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George Reeves
Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage) Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage)   See fewer
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Self (archive footage) (as Franklin Delano Roosevelt) Self (archive footage) (as Franklin Delano Roosevelt)   See fewer
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Margaret Thatcher
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Fredric Wertham
Self - Psychiatrist and Author (archive footage) Self - Psychiatrist and Author (archive footage)   See fewer
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Michael Bell
Zan (archive footage) (uncredited) Zan (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Collyer
Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage) (uncredited) Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Huntington
Jimmy Olsen (archive footage) (uncredited) Jimmy Olsen (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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John F. Kennedy
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margot Kidder
Lois Lane (archive footage) (uncredited) Lois Lane (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Langella
Perry White (archive footage) (uncredited) Perry White (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Nixon
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Nixon
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Natalie Portman
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michelle Prenez
Self / Supergirl (uncredited) Self / Supergirl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nancy Reagan
Self - First Lady (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - First Lady (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
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Jennifer Wenger
Self / Wonder Woman (uncredited) Self / Wonder Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Woodson
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