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This is the big one, True Believers! The mostly true tale of Stan Lee: a Giant-Size extravaganza, nearly ten years in the making, about the one and only Godfather of Comics. From his childhood in Depression-era New York, to transforming Marvel into the number one comics publisher in the world, to his 21st-century reinvention as Chief Creative Officer of global entertainment company POW! Entertainment, Stan "the Man" Lee stands the test of time as the most legendary name in comicbook history.

 

Details

ISBN: 9783836575768
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 624
Publication Date: 25 Jun 2019
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Publication City, Country: Cologne, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 43.7(H) x 29.3(L)
Weight (gm): 7550

 

Reviews

"A true marvel." * BBC *
"The amazing tale of how Stan Lee got his big break." * gq-magazine.co.uk *
"Of all the tributes to the late Marvel legend, The Stan Lee Story is perhaps the largest and most ambitious... for a collector's item, it's hard to beat." * syfy.com *
"Art-book specialist TASCHEN had the fortune to release what would be one of Lee's last projects - a comprehensive record of his life in comic books." * Wired.co.uk *
"...one legend of comics talking about another." * barnesandnoble.com *
"...an image-packed coffee table bio." * New York Post *

 

Author Biography

Since 1965, Roy Thomas has been writing for movies, television, and especially comic books. With notable runs on Avengers, Uncanny X-Men, Conan the Barbarian, The Incredible Hulk, and Star Wars, he served as a Marvel editor from 1965-80 and editor-in-chief from 1972-74. He currently edits the comics-history magazine Alter Ego and writes two online Tarzan strips as well as the occasional comic book. He and his wife Dann live in South Carolina. Stan Lee (1922-2018) is known to millions as the man whose super heroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry. His co-creations include Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and hundreds of others. As the Chairman Emeritus of Marvel, he was also the Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment, where he created numerous new characters and stories in areas including publishing, film, TV reality, stage, documentary, and multimedia.
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