The BEST Episodes of Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2021
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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.