Prepare for an adrenaline-infused tale about the rise of civilization across the globe. From the producers of America The Story of Us™, this 12-hour series on HISTORY® spans the first flourishing of civilization in Mesopotamia all the way to the discovery of America. Groundbreaking production and CGI bring to life the greatest landmarks and milestones of human achievement by rebuilding lost worlds and creating large-scale reenactments of critical battles. Interactive maps dynamically illustrate the key factors that contributed to the birth and evolution of human endeavors. Focusing on the simultaneity of human experience—how ancient Egypt thrived while Stonehenge was being built, how China was at its zenith while Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages—this landmark series captures all the action, struggle and heroism of our shared journey.
Written By MARV WOLFMAN, NATHAN EDMONDSON, SHAWN BROCK, NEO EDMUND & JOE BRUSHA; Illustrations by TOM DERENICK, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, DENNIS CALERO, GIOVANNI TIMPANO, LARA BARON, JAVIER ARANDA, MATT TRIANO, MIKE DeCARLO & WES HUFFOR
Inside all of us, there is a story to be discovered, simmering age-old questions to be answered – who are we, how did we get here and what came before. From the black hole to the creation of our planet billions of years ago to the emergence of humans, MANKIND THE STORY OF US™ dives through the surface of our universe reaching the core of our existence textbooks never dare reveal. From atoms to evolution, observe closely as HISTORY® journeys through the ultimate adventure to unearth the rise of an unlikely hero. Us.
From comics' top creators comes this all-new graphic novel series based on the epic broadcast event. Follow the adventures of everyday heroes throughout history as they invent, innovate, and discover the hidden keys to mankind’s survival and our ultimate rise as a civilization. This is the story of the greatest adventure of all time – the history of the human race.