Tag Archives: Stan Lee

Stan Lee & Jenette Kahn at Temple University

Stan Lee and Jenette Kahn discuss Marvel Comics’ expansion into multimedia projects in a 1978 Q&A at Philadelphia’s Temple University. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee, in Brief

Who —or what— was Stan Lee? Editor, hustler, hatchet man, corporate player, shill, writer, frustrated novelist, success, failure, catalyst, front man, self-parody, hack, exploiter, innovator. Continue reading

 

Stan Lee: 1922-2018

There may be no figure in the history of comics simultaneously more revered and more reviled than Lee, the human face of the comics industry for a generation. Continue reading

 

“Do I Have the Guts to Defy Odin Once Again?”

A new column focusing on the authorship of Jack Kirby. Continue reading

 

Silver Surfer #1: An Examination

Silver Surfer #1 is a comic worth examining closely. It has a lot of things colliding at once. Continue reading

 

The Literaries

Since the Invasion of these literaries, I have been observing a tendency to ask the question: if this weren’t a comic would it stand up? Would the story be any good if it were prose and in competition with the rest of the world’s prose? If we take away all these damn pictures, would the stuff that is left be worth a hoot? Continue reading

 

The Gene Colan Interview

Gene Colan talks to Larry Rodman about his time on Howard the Duck, Daredevil and Tomb of Dracula. Continue reading

 

Jack Kirby Interview

Jack Kirby talks to Gary Groth about who really created Thor, Spider-Man, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four and many of the other Marvel characters currently populating the big screen. Continue reading