HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the…
Loading...

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

by Jordan Raphael

Other authors: See the other authors section.

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
44None262,368 (3.5)None
None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (6 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Jordan Raphaelprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spurgeon, TomAuthorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
(Prologue): On a Sunday afternoon in April 2002, one month before "Spider-Man" was set to open in nearly 4,000 movie theaters nationwide, Stan Lee sat perched on the edge of the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium.

(Chapter I): All Superheroes require a secret origin.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (2)

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Based on interviews with Lee and 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 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 postwar prosperity, and his efforts in the 1960s to revitalize the medium after it had grown stale.--From publisher description.… (more)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 avail.
9 wanted
1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.5)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 1
3.5 2
4 1
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 91,627,199 books! | Top bar: Always visible