Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

  • Network: PBS
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 15, 2013
Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Allison Keene
    Oct 15, 2013
    80
    After going from the humble creation of Superman to the filmic juggernauts like Avengers, those with a growing interest in the world of comics should leave satisfied with their new knowledge, while veteran fans will likely be drawn in by a strong sense of nostalgia, particularly given the ample amount of archival footage.
  2. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Oct 15, 2013
    80
    Superheroes is for the most part a credible and serious look at the medium’s history, viewed through the filter of its surprisingly robust present.
  3. Reviewed by: Lori Rackl
    Oct 15, 2013
    75
    It’s required viewing for fanboys. But it also holds broader appeal for anyone curious about the evolution of the comic book genre, its good and bad guys, and its lasting legacy.
  4. Reviewed by: Joanne Ostrow
    Oct 15, 2013
    70
    The tone ranges from fun to scholarly as colorful drawings enliven the film.

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