Watch: Trailer for Doc 'Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics'

August 11, 2010
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Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

While we usually don't take the time to highlight straight-to-DVD movies, lately the quality of releases has increased as certain productions which seem too difficult to market for a theatrical run find new life on the DVD shelf. So we're bring you this new trailer for one of those promising projects that won't be in theaters, but we reported on it in February anyway. Narrated by Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern himself) Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics is a documentary taking an in-depth look at DC Comics and cinematic partner Warner Bros and the creative challenge behind heroes like Superman, Batman & Wonder Woman.

Watch the first official trailer for WB's doc Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics:

Producer Jeffrey Blitz (Spellbound) brings us this documentary featuring excerpts from comics, movies and television series with interviews and lots of commentary from comic book royalty like Neal Adams, Karen Berger, Dan DiDio, Neil Gaiman, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Grant Morrison, Paul Pope, Len Wein, Mark Waid and Marv Wolfman. The documentary will hit shelves on November 9th later this year and apparently offers a compelling look at the company that created the modern superhero, with unprecedented access to the archives at Warner Bros and DC Comics. I'm definitely going check this out once it's released!

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Reader Feedback - 21 Comments


Yay geeks`! Actually will have to see this.

Crapola on Aug 11, 2010


OMG! I am geeking out! SUPER DUPER TRAILER! Can't wait. I hope Reynolds proves to be a good narrator.

Xerxex on Aug 11, 2010


wow, I usually won't even give a straight to dvd the time of day, but this looked great.

Al on Aug 11, 2010


As I was reading this to myself I realized im more of a geek than i thought. This movie looks awesome!!!

dove89 on Aug 11, 2010


This looks very promising.

almartva on Aug 11, 2010


eh, im not that big into comics but i would actually check this out....

Jericho on Aug 11, 2010


why hasnt marvel done this yet!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Spider94 on Aug 11, 2010


This looke utterly and completely AWESOME!

Nitrium on Aug 11, 2010


#7 Because Marvel have got nothing on D.C. Comics. Superman was the very 1st super hero to grace comic book covers back in 1938. D.C. are legendary and Marvel will always come second.

last son on Aug 11, 2010


Hope so Xerxex ..Hope so.. Thank you for this piece of info Ethan...i will find it...

Sakyo on Aug 11, 2010


nice, secret origins of marvel comics = stan lee biography

lego on Aug 11, 2010


i really love D.C Comics..Especially Superman!

Trag Lee on Aug 11, 2010


Looks cool, does anyone know what the music is that is playing towards the end?

Josveta on Aug 12, 2010


What was the fps on this video, 12? 6??

David Banner on Aug 12, 2010


@ #13 I was thinking the exact same thing. The music at the end is really inspiring! Anybody know?

Abe on Aug 12, 2010


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jacob on Aug 12, 2010


That's awesome! Should be very interesting. Marvel should do this too.

KB on Aug 12, 2010


I got to watch an early screening of this documentary at Comic Con this year, and it was great! I thought I was a pretty knowledgeable comic book fan, but there was quite a lot in there that was completely new info to me. I'm definitely looking forward to purchasing the DVD in November and watching it with my friends. 🙂

Leonard on Aug 12, 2010


Comic books-an American art form first presented by DC comics will go on forever!

zubzwank on Aug 12, 2010


Sold. I grew up a DC kid then a Marvel teen. Lemme at this.

Duane on Aug 12, 2010


Looks great! Inspiring!

Nick Sears on Aug 12, 2010

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