Stan Lee

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Creative icon, visionary, and dreamer, Stan Lee co-created many of pop culture’s most significant characters, including Spider-Man, Black Panther, and the Avengers. Stan Lee: A Life is the definitive biography of the Marvel legend by noted cultural historian Bob Batchelor, celebrating the centennial of Lee’s birth.

Description

The definitive biography of Marvel legend Stan Lee, celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Stan Lee’s extraordinary life was as epic as the superheroes he co-created, from the Amazing Spider-Man to the Mighty Avengers. His ideas and voice are at the heart of global culture, loved by millions of superhero fans around the world.

In Stan Lee: A Life, award-winning cultural historian Bob Batchelor offers an in-depth and complete look at this iconic visionary. Born in the Roaring Twenties, growing up in the Great Depression, living and thriving through the American Century, and dying in the twenty-first century, Stan Lee’s life is a unique representation of recent American history. Batchelor examines Lee’s fascinating American life by drawing out all its complexity, drama, heartache, and humor, revealing how Lee introduced the world to heroes that were just as fallible and complex as their creator-and just like all of us.

An up-close look at a legendary figure, this centennial edition includes completely new material to give the full measure of a man whose genius continues to mesmerize audiences worldwide. Candid, authoritative, and absorbing, this is the biography of a man who dreamed of one day writing the Great American Novel, but ended up doing so much more-revolutionizing culture by creating new worlds and heroes that have entertained generations.

Additional information

Weight0.54 kg
Dimensions23 × 16.4 × 2.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

264

Language

English

Edition

Centennial edition

Dewey

741.5092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K