SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS, is a new documentary that’s been procuded about the historic comic book company, now celebrating it’s 75th Anniversary.
From the Press Release:
“Narrated by Ryan Reynolds, SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS will be distributed by Warner Home Video on November 9, 2010 on DVD for $24.98 (SRP). SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS will also be available On Demand and for Download.
Behind the amazing tales of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and a host of other well-known characters is the equally impressive story of the challenges, creativity and triumphs of the company that brought those characters to life.
Produced by the Academy Award-nominated team behind SPELLBOUND (Feature Documentary), SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS combines excerpts from comics, films and television series with the insight of some of history’s most influential comic book creators and editors, among them Neal Adams, Karen Berger, Mike Carlin, Dan DiDio, Neil Gaiman, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Paul Levitz, Dwayne McDuffie, Grant Morrison, Dennis O’Neil, Paul Pope, Louise Simonson, Mark Waid, Len Wein, and Marv Wolfman.
SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS is written and directed by Mac Carter. Jeffrey Blitz (SPELLBOUND, THE OFFICE) served as executive producer. Producer is Gregory Noveck and co-producer is Ivan Cohen. SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS is produced by Sean Welch and Janet Eckholm.
“From the bans to the breakthroughs, from humble pulp beginnings to the literary rise of the graphic novel, the story of DC Comics holds a mirror to an ever-evolving enterprise and the society reflected in its comic book pages,” said Diane Nelson, President, DC Entertainment. “It’s a true American story – SECRET ORIGIN: THE STORY OF DC COMICS is a riveting, exciting, surprising revelation of that fascinating history and the men and women who forged it.”