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Stan Lee: How Marvel Changed the World (edition 2021)

by Adrian Mackinder (Author)

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Title:Stan Lee: How Marvel Changed the World
Authors:Adrian Mackinder (Author)
Info:White Owl (2021), Edition: 01, 192 pages
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Rating:****
Tags:biography/memoir

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Stan Lee: How Marvel Changed the World by Adrian MacKinder

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There have been no shortage of biographies of Stan Lee since his death in 2018; as Adrian Mackinder here notes, the man's ego and influence mean there's plenty of source material. Mackinder tries to make his stand out by putting Lee's life and work in a broader cultural context.

The result is a breezy, informative little book covers the major events of Lee's life, the broad sweep of Marvel's successes and failures, and the socio-cultural-economic waves that carried them both along. Mackinder does a good job of sifting the various controversies (if he often fails to draw a conclusion, he at least lays out the parties' cases and identifies any obvious untruths) and explaining why Lee and Marvel were so successful.

Stan Lee: How Marvel Changed the World is good little precis, written in an open, informed and light manner that should exclude no one. How fitting. ( )
  m_k_m | May 4, 2021 |
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