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A Marvelous life : the amazing story of Stan Lee / [large print] by Danny Fingeroth.

Fingeroth, Danny, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Thorndike Press large print biography and memoir.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP 070 FIN (Text) 70743000174435 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial ZIONS54666 (Text) ZIONS54666 New Large Print . 2nd Floor On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432873875
  • Physical Description: 699 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

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"Stan Lee was the most famous American comic book creator who ever lived. Thanks, especially, to his many cameos in Marvel movies and TV shows, Lee was--and even after his 2018 death, still is--the voice and face of comics and popular culture in general, and Marvel Comics in particular. How he got to that place is a story that has never been fully told--until now. With creative partners including Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko--with whom he had tempestuous relationships that rivaled any superhero battle--Lee created world-famous characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, and the Hulk! But Lee's career was haunted by conflict and controversy. Was he the most innovative creator to ever do comics? Was he a lucky no-talent whose only skill was taking credit for others' work? Or was he something else altogether? Danny Fingeroth's A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee attempts to answer some of those questions. It is the first comprehensive biography of this powerhouse of ideas who, with his invention of Marvel Comics, changed the world's ideas of what a hero is and how a story should be told"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lee, Stan, 1922-2018.
Cartoonists > United States > Biography.
Marvel Comics Group.
Comic books, strips, etc > Authorship.
Comic books, strips, etc > United States > History > 20th century.
Large type books.

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