Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book

Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American
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  • 304 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Illustrated in B&W
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press

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Based on interviews with Stan Lee and dozens of his colleagues and contemporaries, as well as extensive archival research, this book provides a professional history, an appreciation, and a critical exploration of the face of Marvel Comics. Recognized as a dazzling writer, a skilled editor, a relentless self-promoter, a credit hog, and a huckster, Stan Lee rose from his humble beginnings to ride the wave of the 1940s comic books boom and witness the current motion picture madness and comic industry woes. Included is a complete examination of the rise of Marvel Comics, Lee?s work in the years of postwar prosperity, and his efforts in the 1960s to revitalize the medium after it had grown stale.

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Based on interviews with Stan Lee and dozens of his colleagues and contemporaries, as well as extensive archival research, this book provides a professional history, an appreciation, and a critical exploration of the face of Marvel Comics. Recognised as a dazzling writer, a skilled editor, a relentless self-promoter, a credit hog, and a huckster, Stan Lee rose from his humble beginnings to ride the wave of the 1940s comics books boom and witness the current motion picture madness and comic industry woes. Included is a complete examination of the rise of Marvel Comics, Lee's work in the years of post-war prosperity, and his efforts in the 1960s to revitalise the medium after it had grown stale.

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  • Sales Rank: 7,705
  • ISBN: 1556525419
  • EAN: 9781556525414
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