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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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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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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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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United States Book Market: A First Quarter’s Glide and NPD’s Viewpoint

'Overall, the US book market is turning in a very strong performance by historic norms,' says NPD BookScan's Kristen McLean. The post United States Book Market: A First Quarter’s Glide and NPD’s Viewpoint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-15 15:51:56 UTC ]
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First Issue of Captain America Comic Book Sells For $3.1 Million

With the sale, Captain America joined Superman and Spider-Man in having debut issues that topped $3 million at auction. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-08 13:21:14 UTC ]
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In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate

At a time when American book publishing is exploring its place in the nation's political fray, the controversial '1619 Project' is coming out as a book. The post In the United States: ‘The 1619 Project’ Books Arrive Amid Heated Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-09 13:43:48 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley’s new Easy Rawlins book is a masterful mix of mystery and social commentary

Amid its twisty plot, “Blood Grove,” set in 1969 Los Angeles, highlights racial injustice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In New Book, Historian Looks at Church and State Turmoil Facing Biden

A church historian looks at the religious, institutional, and social challenges ahead for Joe Biden—America's second Catholic president—and how they parallel those faced by Pope Francis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-20 05:00:00 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: 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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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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Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buddhist Books Confront Social Issues

Buddhist publishers look at principles of interconnectedness and interdependence as a response to issues ranging from racism to poverty. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

The comic book community is coming together for "Love Is Love," a comic to honor those killed in June's Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, "Love Is Love" will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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