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STAN LEE A LIFE CENTENNIAL ED HC (C: 0-1-0) (10/19/2022)

STAN LEE A LIFE CENTENNIAL ED HC (C: 0-1-0) (10/19/2022)

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STAN LEE A LIFE CENTENNIAL ED HC (C: 0-1-0)
(W) Batchelor, Bob
Rowman & Littlefield Publisher
StockID: 55191 SKU: AUG221786

Creative icon- visionary- and dreamer- Stan Lee co-created many of pop culture's most significant characters- including Spider-Man- Black Panther- and the Avengers. Stan Lee: A Life is the definitive biography of the Marvel legend by noted cultural historian Bob Batchelor- celebrating the centennial of Lee's birth. The definitive biography of Marvel legend Stan Lee- celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth. Stan Lee's extraordinary life was as epic as the superheroes he co-created- from the Amazing Spider-Man to the Mighty Avengers. His ideas and voice are at the heart of global culture- loved by millions of superhero fans around the world. In Stan Lee: A Life- award-winning cultural historian Bob Batchelor offers an in-depth and complete look at this iconic visionary. Born in the Roaring Twenties- growing up in the Great Depression- living and thriving through the American Century- and dying in the twenty-first century- Stan Lee's life is a unique representation of recent American history. Batchelor examines Lee's fascinating American life by drawing out all its complexity- drama- heartache- and humor- revealing how Lee introduced the world to heroes that were just as fallible and complex as their creator-and just like all of us. An up-close look at a legendary figure- this centennial edition includes completely new material to give the full measure of a man whose genius continues to mesmerize audiences worldwide. Candid- authoritative- and absorbing- this is the biography of a man who dreamed of one day writing the Great American Novel- but ended up doing so much more-revolutionizing culture by creating new worlds and heroes that have entertained generations.

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