Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics is a documentary film that explores the history and psychology of supervillains in the DC Comics universe. The film features interviews with comic book writers, artists, and actors, as well as footage from DC Comics movies and TV shows. The film begins by examining the origins of supervillains in comic books. It discusses how the first supervillains were created in the 1930s and 1940s, and how they were often used to reflect the fears and anxieties of the time. The film then goes on to explore the different types of supervillains that have appeared in DC Comics over the years, including mad scientists, criminals, and aliens. The film also examines the psychology of supervillains. It discusses why people become supervillains, and how they use their powers for evil. The film also explores the relationship between supervillains and superheroes, and how they are often two sides of the same coin. Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics is a fascinating and thought-provoking film that offers a new perspective on one of the most popular genres of comic books. The film is a must-see for fans of DC Comics and anyone interested in the psychology of evil.

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Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)

Documentary · 1h 39m

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Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics is a documentary film that explores the history and psychology of supervillains in the DC Comics universe. The film features interviews with comic book writers, artists, and actors, as well as footage from DC Comics movies and TV shows. The film begins by examining the origins of supervillains in comic books. It discusses how the first supervillains were created in the 1930s and 1940s, and how they were often used to reflect the fears and anxieties of the time. The film then goes on to explore the different types of supervillains that have appeared in DC Comics over the years, including mad scientists, criminals, and aliens. The film also examines the psychology of supervillains. It discusses why people become supervillains, and how they use their powers for evil. The film also explores the relationship between supervillains and superheroes, and how they are often two sides of the same coin. Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics is a fascinating and thought-provoking film that offers a new perspective on one of the most popular genres of comic books. The film is a must-see for fans of DC Comics and anyone interested in the psychology of evil.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States
Cast
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Christopher Lee

Narrator (voice)
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Neal Adams

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Brian Azzarello

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Claudia Black

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Ed Boon

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Geoff Boucher

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Clancy Brown

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Brian Buccellato

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Alan Burnett

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Mike Carlin

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Bobbie Chase

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Kevin Conroy

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Tony Daniel

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Guillermo del Toro

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Dan Didio

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Paul Dini

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Richard Donner

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Marc Guggenheim

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Bob Harras

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Geoff Johns

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Ames Kirshen

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Andrew Kreisberg

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Travis Langley

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Jim Lee

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Andrea Letamendi

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Paul Levitz

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Doug Mahnke

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Phil Morris

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Glen Murakami

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Scott Porter

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C.M. Punk

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Andrea Romano

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Michael Rowe

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Michael Shannon

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Kevin Shinick

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Scott Snyder

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Zack Snyder

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Peter Tomasi

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Michael Uslan

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Len Wein

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Marv Wolfman

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Crew
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Scott Devine

Director
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J.M. Kenny

Director
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Scott Devine

Writer
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Bill Finger

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Jack Mulligan

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Disc Releases
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Necessary Evil: The Villains of DC Comics

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

10/25/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

10/25/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics

(DVD)

10/25/2013

Disc Title Front Cover

Necessary Evil: Super-Villans of DC Comics

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics

(Blu-ray)

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