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Author photo. New York Comic-Con 2007, photo by Edward Liu

New York Comic-Con 2007, photo by Edward Liu

Stan Lee (1922–2018)

Author of Guardians of the Galaxy [2014 film]

Includes the names: Stan Lee, Stan Lee/Editor

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Stan Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber in Manhattan, New York on December 28, 1922. During World War II, he wrote training manuals stateside in the Army Signal Corps while moonlighting as a comics writer. He joined Marvel Comics in the early 1940s and worked there for 60 years. He was a central player in the creation of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and the X-Men. He wrote several books including Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee written with George Mair, Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir written with Peter David, and A Trick of Light written with Kat Rosenfield. He died on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way
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Guardians of the Galaxy [2014 film] (Author) 906 copies, 4 reviews
How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way 667 copies, 6 reviews
The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence 489 copies, 20 reviews
Essential Spider-Man, Volume 1 313 copies, 4 reviews
Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir (Author) 252 copies, 12 reviews
Origins of Marvel Comics 194 copies, 4 reviews
Essential Classic X-Men, Volume 1 193 copies, 3 reviews
Essential Spider-Man, Volume 2 192 copies, 3 reviews
Essential Avengers, Volume 1 152 copies, 1 review
Essential Spider-Man, Volume 3 147 copies, 1 review
Essential Silver Surfer, Volume 1 144 copies, 2 reviews
Essential Fantastic Four, Volume 3 (Author) 143 copies, 3 reviews
Essential Iron Man, Volume 1 137 copies, 2 reviews
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics 135 copies, 5 reviews
Essential Spider-Man, Volume 4 129 copies, 1 review
The Fantastic Four Omnibus, Volume 1 (Author; Introduction; Afterword) 123 copies, 4 reviews
Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Author) 114 copies, 1 review
Essential Thor, Volume 1 114 copies, 6 reviews
Silver Surfer: Parable 111 copies, 2 reviews
Essential Spider-Man, Volume 5 108 copies, 2 reviews
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Dunn's Conundrum 92 copies, 1 review
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The Ultimate Spider-Man (Editor) 81 copies, 1 review
Essential Daredevil, Volume 1 80 copies, 1 review
Essential Ant-Man, Volume 1 69 copies, 2 reviews
The Superhero Women 65 copies, 2 reviews
Spider-Man: Death of the Stacys 62 copies, 4 reviews
X-Men Legends (X-Men (Marvel Paperback)) (Editor) 59 copies, 1 review
The Ultimate Silver Surfer (Editor) 56 copies
Essential Thor, Volume 2 51 copies, 2 reviews
ULTIMO, Vol. 1 50 copies
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The Alien Factor 45 copies, 1 review
Doctor Strange Omnibus Vol. 1 43 copies, 1 review
The Avengers Omnibus, Vol. 1 42 copies, 1 review
Essential Thor, Volume 3 41 copies, 1 review
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Ultimate X-Men (Editor) 39 copies, 1 review
Marvel Visionaries: Jack Kirby, Vol. 1 (Author) 38 copies, 1 review
Spider-Man 2.1 [2007 film] 33 copies, 1 review
Thor: Tales of Asgard 29 copies, 3 reviews
The Life of Captain Marvel (Writer) 28 copies, 1 review
Stan Lee's Riftworld: Odyssey 27 copies, 1 review
Avengers: Hawkeye 27 copies, 1 review
Marvel Visionaries: Stan Lee (Writer) 27 copies
The Amazing Spider-Man (Author) 26 copies, 1 review
Essential Sgt. Fury, Volume 1 22 copies, 1 review
Fantastic Firsts 21 copies, 1 review
The God Project 21 copies
Essential Thor, Volume 4 21 copies, 1 review
Untold Tales of Spider-Man (Editor) 19 copies
Pet Avengers Classic 17 copies, 1 review
Silver Surfer: The Enslavers 17 copies, 1 review
X-Men Rarities 17 copies
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Silver Surfer Origins 16 copies, 1 review
The Fantastic Four (Author) 16 copies
Spiderwoman 15 copies, 1 review
Amazing Fantasy, Vol. 1 #15 14 copies, 1 review
Marvel Weddings 13 copies
Marvel Visionaries: John Romita Sr. (Writer) 12 copies, 1 review
The Best of Spider-Man 12 copies, 1 review
Impossible Man 11 copies
Fantastici Quattro 11 copies, 2 reviews
Stan Lee's Starborn #1-4 11 copies, 1 review
Fantastic Four: Doomsday! 8 copies, 1 review
X-Men 8 copies, 1 review
SPIDERMAN 2 (Spiderman) (Author) 7 copies
Alexa 7 copies
Daredevil, Vol. 1 #1 (Author) 6 copies, 1 review
The Uncanny X-Men #001 - X-Men 6 copies, 2 reviews
Fantastic Four [1961] #39 5 copies, 1 review
The Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1, #039 (Author) 4 copies, 1 review
The Savage She-Hulk #1 4 copies, 1 review
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Spider-Man 2 [2004 film] (Executive producer) 836 copies, 9 reviews
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Iron Man 2 [2010 film] (Executive producer) 776 copies, 4 reviews
Spider-Man 3 [2007 film] (Executive producer) 617 copies, 1 review
The Marvel Encyclopedia (Préface, some editions) 615 copies, 8 reviews
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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer [2007 film] (Executive producer & Actor) 384 copies, 4 reviews
Daredevil: Yellow (Introduction, some editions) 297 copies, 11 reviews
Hulk [2003 film] (Executive producer) 267 copies, 4 reviews
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [2014 film] (Actor) 263 copies, 1 review
The Amazing Spider-Man: Fearful Symmetry - Kraven's Last Hunt (Introduction, some editions) 234 copies, 6 reviews
Marvel: Five Fabulous Decades of the World's Greatest Comics (Introduction, some editions) 210 copies, 2 reviews
X-Men: Magneto Testament (Afterword, some editions) 178 copies, 10 reviews
The Sentry (Afterword, some editions) 107 copies, 2 reviews
X-Men: Grand Design (Contributor) 94 copies, 2 reviews
Daredevil - Director's Cut [2004 film] (Actor) 83 copies, 1 review
Essential Spider-Man, Volume 6 (some editions) 83 copies
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Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers (Contributor) 64 copies, 4 reviews
Fantastic Four by John Byrne Omnibus, Volume 1 (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
Stan Lee's Amazing Marvel Universe (Forward and Audio Commentary) 48 copies, 2 reviews
Thor: Latverian Prometheus (Contributor) 36 copies, 1 review
Thor: Siege Aftermath (Contributor, some editions) 30 copies
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The Best of Comix Book (Introduction) 17 copies, 1 review
Chroma: The Art of Alex Schomburg (Introduction, some editions) 16 copies
Models, Inc. (Contributor, some editions) 12 copies, 2 reviews
Captain America Homecoming #1 (Contributor) 5 copies
Cable (1993) #23 - Family Secrets (some editions) 3 copies
S.H.I.E.L.D., Vol. 3 #9 (Contributor) 1 copy
Patsy Walker #35 (Editor) 1 copy
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Former president and chairman of Marvel Comics Group. Co-created the Fantastic Four, X-Men, Hulk, Spiderman, Iron Man, Thor, Daredevil, Dr. Strange.
Worked for Marvel's predecessor Timely Publications.
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