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The Truth About Wonder Woman

   2017    Art
Wonder Woman is the most popular female comic-book superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no other comic-book character has lasted as long. Like every other superhero, Wonder Woman has a secret identity. Unlike every other superhero, she also has a secret history. The history of her creation seven decades ago has been hidden away—until now.
A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origins of one of the world's most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story-and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism. Take a look at the very unconventional lives of the man and women who created this iconic pop culture figure.
Series: Secret History of Comics

The Trials of Superman

   2017    History
Superman is really the all-father of superheroes. He is the Odin from which all else springs forward. Without Superman, there's no Marvel or DC, no billion-dollar blockbusters. His logo is one of the three most recognizable symbols on the planet, and it stands shoulder to shoulder with the crucifix and the Jewish star. Superman became a worldwide phenomenon and was created by two working-class kids from Cleveland, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Superman is for justice and it's kind of ironic that there was a great injustice done to his creators. Siegel and Shuster lost everything, and just like Superman, they demanded justice. They fought for years to receive proper credit and compensation.
Series: Secret History of Comics

Rat in a Maze

   2020    Culture
In 1979, law enforcement is thrilled when the East Area Rapist attacks abruptly stop in Northern California. But in reality, the East Area Rapist had only moved 400 miles south, to commit a number of gruesome murders in the Santa Barbara area, where he would become known as the Original Night Stalker. Michelle McNamara ultimately came up with the name 'Golden State Killer' cause he terrorized up and down the state.
Michelle starts to write a true crime book that would transcend the genre because the way she humanized all of the victims.
Series: I Will Be Gone In The Dark

The Motherlode

   2020    Culture
Michelle McNamara and her editors agree to push her book deadline after being granted access to the Orange County Sheriff's Department's East Area Rapist / Original Night Stalker room. After everybody realized the killer moved south, that story exploded. The hope was that by having greater public attention, the right person gave the right tip.
Series: I Will Be Gone In The Dark

Walk into the Light

   2020    Culture
After four decades of searching for him, they got a one hundred percent match to the Golden State Killer's DNA. As 72-year-old former police officer Joe DeAngelo's arrest unfolds in real time, chilling facts materialize that illuminate Michelle McNamara's prescience in her book's epilogue.
Series: I Will Be Gone In The Dark
The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

   1994    Nature
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
Human Planet
Human Planet

   2011    Culture
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
Five Came Back
Five Came Back

   2017    Art
The Green Planet
The Green Planet

   2022    Nature
Secret History of Comics
Secret History of Comics

   2017    Art