The BEST Episodes of Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: AMC

The series explores the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books, taking a deep dive into the most accessible and often subversive modern popular art form.

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The Trials of Superman

#1 - The Trials of Superman

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 20, 2017

The story of how the world's first superhero came to be; how Superman's creators fought for years to receive proper credit and compensation.

star 8.39
56 votes
The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel

#2 - The Mighty Misfits Who Made Marvel

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 12, 2017

How Jack Kirby and Stan Lee invented Marvel's most beloved characters; exploring which aspect started a revolution -- Kirby's artwork or Lee's bravado and writing.

star 8.34
88 votes
Image Comics: Declaration of Independents

#3 - Image Comics: Declaration of Independents

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 11, 2017

Seven renegade artists shock the comic-book industry by starting their own company, Image Comics, to rival giants Marvel and DC.

star 8.08
38 votes
The Truth About Wonder Woman

#4 - The Truth About Wonder Woman

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 13, 2017

Comic books become popular and male super heroes rise to stardom; one man creates a feminist superhero inspired by both his wife and his mistress.

star 8.02
62 votes
The Color of Comics

#5 - The Color of Comics

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 4, 2017

The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an African-American-owned comic book imprint which came to life in early 1990s New York.

star 7.86
37 votes
City of Heroes

#6 - City of Heroes

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 27, 2017

Exploring how the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York fundamentally changed comic book writing and the portrayal of superheroes.

star 7.81
42 votes