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First Official Clip from, Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics

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Necessary Evil-SuperVillains of DC Comics

Mmm, this is definitely something we will be getting back to you about once we’ve watched the documentary.

Synopsis: Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics” explores the thin line between right and wrong, the nature of evil and how super-villains can reflect society’s dark side as well as our own personal fears. It also offers keen insight as to the reasons why comic book fans are so fascinated by the very characters they hope to see defeated. Featuring interviews with such luminaries as directors Richard Donner (Superman), Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim) and Zack Snyder (Man of Steel), the film focuses on DC Comics’ most terrifying villains, including The Joker, Lex Luthor, Bane, Black Adam, Black Manta, Catwoman, Darkseid, Deathstroke, Doomsday, General Zod, Sinestro, the Suicide Squad, and more.

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics
, narrated by Christopher Lee, is produced by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment for DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack distribution this Friday, October 25, 2013. We’re not sure how much it compliments the Trade of the same name from DC Comics on September 3rd, but it can’t hurt to add them both to your collection/knowledge base: Necessary Evil The Villains Of The DC Universe TPB

Here is a clip from the film that features director Guillermo Del Toro, DC Entertainment Chief Creative Office Geoff Johns and renowned writers James Robinson and Paul Dini discussing the mirroring of a hero’s characteristics in his fiercest villains:

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