The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
One man's love is personified in superhero form inside the mind of his drug addicted girlfriend as she goes through withdrawal.
The main character is an artist who takes freelance jobs drawing comics. For his pictures he takes inspiration in real life and imagining himself as a superhero. In search of a new plot for his drawings, he actually tries to become his imaginary superhero, but goes too far and crosses the line between reality and the imaginary world created in his mind.
A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
An amnesiac is stranded in a desert dressed as a superhero. A young boy believes he's real.
On the streets of Hollywood a self proclaimed Super Hero plummets into a world of drug induced confusion and loss of self , while desperately awaiting the return of his lost Superpowers in order to return to his home : the sun
The world of science is shocked with the creation of sophisticated weapons as the savior of the world from giant asteroids that can hit the earth in the future. But, these weapons are successfully hijacked by a group of villain led by Durja King and transformed into a threat of destruction. But in times of crisis, GARUDA appears as a figure who has super power that can save the world.
Cool Cat is the Coolest Cat in the World. But Butch the Bully hates him and always tries to bully him, and Cool Cat shows kids how to win and be cool.
Join the LAZYTOWN gang for another dose of a fast-paced, fun-filled adventure... including a mighty double episode: LazyTowns New Superhero!; Sportafake & Happy Brush Day.
CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO is a feature length documentary chronicling the lives of three mortal men and one woman who make their living working as superhero characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. This deeply personal view into their daily routines reveals their hardships, and triumphs, as they pursue and achieve their own kind of fame. The Hulk sold his Super Nintendo for a bus ticket to LA; Wonder Woman was a mid-western homecoming queen; Batman struggles with his anger, while Superman’s psyche is consumed by the Man of Steel. Although the Walk of Fame is right beneath their feet, their own paths to stardom prove to be a long, hard climbs.
A city is brought to its knees by an army of drug addicts. A masked vigilante desperately fights back. The line between good and evil blurs into one.
Documentary that examines the popularity of super-hero comic books.
A documentary feature film about superheroes that could possibly save the world...or at least try.
Ho Bang is a young man out of work, living in his friend's house, trying to pay off debt. One day, he goes down to the country side to interview for a job. Unable to find his way he stumbles into a town where everyone has special powers. Not only are the people strange, but it's a town that one cannot leave, and time stands still at day light.
These two Don Quixote's set out to do good in the world through crass yet innocent means and by fluke, and simple desire, they actually do good. "Doing good doesn't always look good."
Join Timmy Turner and friends as they fight for truth, justice and a later bedtime in this collection of episodes that feature those superhuman, righters of wrongs, those people with the power to do good (or not)....the superhero, AWAY!
A mother is a superhero in the eyes of her daughter, Adana. She is kept from leaving the country to work by the many villains created by Adana.
Groundbreaking transgender comedian, Ian Harvie is unafraid to joke about subjects no other comedian has ever touched. Harvie unveils his first-ever live standup comedy concert film, poking fun at topics from top surgery to his fear of public restrooms to his active sex life.
After their plane crashes into the Amazon River, each member of the Powell family starts to show signs of new, unique and distinct super powers.
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a reality show hosted by Stan Lee. Contestants dress up as comic book superheroes of their own invention. Each week, Lee challenges the contestants to represent what "superheroes are all about". One or more of the superheroes deemed the least deserving is eliminated per episode. Season 1 premiered on July 27, 2006 on the Sci Fi Channel cable network.
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? was a reality show hosted by Stan Lee. Contestants dress up as comic book superheroes of their own invention. Each week, Lee challenges the contestants to represent what "superheroes are all about." One or more of the superheroes deemed the least deserving is eliminated per episode. The grand prize for the winning superhero is to have his or her character star in a Dark Horse Comics comic book written by Lee and appear in an original movie to be aired on the Sci Fi Channel. The winner also receives a trip for two to Universal Studios Florida to participate in the park's Parade of Superheroes. Season 1 premiered on July 27, 2006 on the Sci Fi Channel. Season 2 premiered on July 26, 2007. Stan Lee and his partner Gil Champion refused to confirm or deny rumors of a third season; Champion, in a shared 2007 interview with iF Magazine, stated "I guess it's a little early." There has been no sign of a third season, so despite no official announcement, the show is believed cancelled. Stan Lee has also co-created a British children's version of the series.
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a UK children's reality show hosted by Sam Nixon, Mark Rhodes and Stan Lee, based on the NBC Universal/Sci Fi Channel series of the same name. The show is a co-production between CBBC and NBC. Children aged 9 – 13 create and become their very own, unique, never before seen superhero characters for the series, taking part in missions and challenges and living away from home in ‘The Superhero Lair’ in London. Contestants responded to trails on the CBBC Channel and application forms on the CBBC website. It is unknown whether a second season will be made.
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a reality show hosted by Stan Lee. Contestants dress up as comic book superheroes of their own invention. Each week, Lee challenges the contestants to represent what "superheroes are all about." Three or four supervillains will attempt to defeat the superheroes. One or more of the superheroes deemed the least deserving are eliminated every episode until only one remains. Season 2 premiered on July 26, 2007 on the Sci Fi Channel cable network. It is slightly different from the first season, using a great deal more special effects and requiring a higher level of suspension of disbelief than usual for a reality show. Notably, the heroes actually hold conversations with characters such as villains, and even Erin Esurance, an advertisement cartoon.
How the rise of the superhero parallels the rise of the United States as a superpower; clips from movies combined with comic book artwork tells the story of the modern era; creators, artists, filmmakers, actors, and fans provide commentary.
Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these disposable diversions were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by the children of immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation for a multi-billion-dollar industry that is an influential part of our national identity.
Legends of the Superheroes is an umbrella title for two one-hour, live-action TV specials produced by Hanna–Barbera that aired on NBC in January 1979. The series was loosely based on Hanna-Barbera's Super Friends cartoon show, then airing on Saturday mornings on ABC. The specials were produced like standard variety shows of the time: on videotape, and with a laugh track.
Legion of Super Heroes is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation that debuted on September 23, 2006, and is based on characters owned by DC Comics. The series centers on a young Superman's adventures in the 31st century, fighting alongside a group of futuristic superheroes known as the Legion of Super-Heroes. The show was produced by its main designer James Tucker, a co-producer of the Justice League Unlimited series, for the Kids' WB line on The CW network. The series drew on the rich history of the Legion of Super-Heroes, taking inspiration from stories set during all time periods of the team's nearly 50-year history in comics. Continuity is internally consistent but is not shared with any previous incarnation of the Legion, either animated or in print. The series was cancelled after its second season.