Stan Lee

Stan Lee

The Man Behind Marvel

Book - 2017
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Batchelor offers an eye-opening look at the life of Stan Lee, the man who created (with talented artists) many of history's most legendary characters. Becoming the editor of Marvel Comics as a teenager, and toiling in the industry for decades, Lee threw caution to the wind and went for broke, co-creating the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, and others in a creative flurry that revolutionized comic books for generations of readers.
Publisher: ©2017
Lanham, Maryland :, Rowman & Littlefield,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781442277816
1442277815
Characteristics: xiv, 229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Dawn of the fantastic
Stanley Lieber, New Yorker
Teenage editor
Army playwright
Return to Marvel
Public enemy number one
Birth of the new hero: The Fantastic Four
Spidey saves the day!
Horde of superheroes
Marketing the Marvel Universe
Creating an icon
Marvel's multitude of maladies
Lure of Hollywood
Marvel manipulations
Rise and fall of Stan Lee Media
Meanwhile...
Larger than life
Conclusion: American icon.
Summary: Batchelor offers an eye-opening look at the life of Stan Lee, the man who created (with talented artists) many of history's most legendary characters. Becoming the editor of Marvel Comics as a teenager, and toiling in the industry for decades, Lee threw caution to the wind and went for broke, co-creating the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, and others in a creative flurry that revolutionized comic books for generations of readers.

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