100 years of Stan Lee: how the comic book king challenged prejudice

Stan Lee deserves his place in the pantheon of great pop culture architects, but his Marvel characters did more than just entertain – they actively fought against prejudice. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2022-12-27 09:02:59 UTC ]
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100 years of Stan Lee: how the comic book king challenged prejudice

Stan Lee deserves his place in the pantheon of great pop culture architects, but his Marvel characters did more than just entertain – they actively fought against prejudice. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2022-12-27 09:02:59 UTC ]
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Stan Lee's comic books were a commentary on the social issues facing the United States

Stan Lee's impact on popular culture spurred a billion dollar superhero industry, but the comic supremo's contribution to American literature during a period of intense social change was just as rich.   Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best of Stan Lee’s Marvel Comic Books

From the first hundred issues of Fantastic Four to the genesis of the Incredible Hulk, these comics define some of the very best of Stan Lee's canon. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazing Marvel comic book covers from the Golden Age of Stan Lee

Lee created or co-created a stable of superhero characters that drove the comics industry for decades and continues to drive Hollywood profits today. To celebrate the life and work of Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics pioneer who passed away at the age of 95 today, we rounded up some classic covers... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee, the arch superhero of comic books, is dead at 95

There will never be ’nuff said about this legendary creator. The man born Stanley Lieber published his first comic book under the pseudonym Stan Lee in 1941–Captain America Comics #3–and he never looked back. He went on to create some of the most memorable, beloved, pivotal characters in all of... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee: Comic book legend, 95, 'sues old company for $1bn'

The Spider-man co-creator files lawsuit over improper sale of his company and digital impersonation. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Stan Lee: From Comic Book Legend To Children’s Author

With X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man 2 taking top box-office this month, one might presume that the co-creator of all these classic superheros is sitting by a pool somewhere sipping mai tais. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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These books were challenged at Ottawa's libraries last year

Challenges cited allegations of racism and hatred, as well as supposedly inaccurate or age-inappropriate content, but all were rejected. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-02-10 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishers Face a Challenging Year Ahead

Following a down year for print book sales, NPD Group's publishing industry analyst, Kristen McLean, predicts that 2023 will be a year of transition for the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The 100-year-old story of South Africa's first history book in the isiZulu language

Magema Fuze’s book was a radical act of publishing. It contained histories of chiefdoms and kingdoms - from the Zulu to the Ngcobo. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2022-04-07 14:10:22 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book by Gord Hill

Originally published in 2010, Arsenal Pulp will publish a new edition of 'The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book: Revised and Expanded,' written and drawn by Gord Hill, who has added nearly 60 pages of new material. This seven-page excerpt is the story of the 1990 Oka Crisis, a 77-day... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Releases List of Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged Books

'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian' topped the ALA's list of the most banned and challenged books between 2010-2019. The list was released to coincide with the start of Banned Books Week, which runs through October 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The longlist for this year’s €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award is 156 books long.

The longlist for the 2020 International DUBLIN Literary Award was announced today, and it is indeed long—156 books long, to be precise. The prize is sponsored by the Dublin City Council, and the longlist is comprised of nominations from public libraries around the world. Last year’s winner,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-11 17:21:15 UTC ]
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The 100 bestselling books of the year: from Eleanor Oliphant to Michelle Obama

While Gail Honeyman is completely fine, where have all the female writers gone? John Dugdale takes a look at 2018’s biggest books and the year’s trendsRead Alex Clark’s look at 2018: the year the books world opened upThere are two contrasting strategies for achieving a mega-seller, as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel Comics Genius Stan Lee Turned Outcasts Into Heroes

Stan Lee, who died in November at the age of 95, turned comic books into art through his ability to empower others. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee’s Enduring Legacy At Marvel Comics

The outpouring of tributes to the late, great comics writer, editor, and former chairman of Marvel Comics was a fitting coda to a long and influential career. And his passing is felt most intensely at the publishing house he led. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee, legendary Marvel Comics architect, dies

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee, Marvel Comics Impresario, Dies at 95

The writer, editor, publisher, and former chairman of Marvel Comics, one of the most influential and best known personalities in the comics industry, has died in Hollywood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee: The best superheroes from his mammoth career in comics

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionised the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died on Monday. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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