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A Marvelous Life : The Amazing Story of Stan Lee, Hardback Book

A Marvelous Life : The Amazing Story of Stan Lee Hardback

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Stan Lee invented SPIDER-MAN! And IRON MAN! And the HULK! And the X-MEN! And more than 500 other iconic characters! His name has appeared on more than a billion comic books, in 75 countries, in 25 languages.

His creations have starred in multi-billion-dollar grossing movies and TV series.

This is his story. Danny Fingeroth writes a comprehensive biography of this powerhouse of ideas who changed the world's understanding of what a hero is and how a story should be told, while exploring Lee's unique path to becoming the face of comics. With behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with Stan's brother Larry Lieber and other industry legends, A Marvelous Life has insights that only an insider like Fingeroth can offer. Fingeroth, himself a longtime writer and editor of Marvel's Comics and now a lauded pop culture critic and historian, knew and worked with Stan Lee for over three decades.

Due to this connection, Fingeroth is able to put Lee's life and work in a context that makes events and actions come to life as no other writer could.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 8pp colour insert
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Individual artists, art monographs
  • ISBN: 9781471185748

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