By Stan Lee, Peter David

During this gorgeously illustrated, full-color photograph memoir, Stan Lee—comic e-book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the remarkable Hulk, and a legion of alternative wonder superheroes—shares his iconic legacy and the tale of ways glossy comics got here to be.
Stan Lee is a guy who wishes no advent. the main mythical identify within the heritage of comedian books, he has been the top inventive strength in the back of surprise Comics, and has delivered to life—and into the mainstream—some of the world’s best-known heroes and such a lot notorious villains all through his occupation. His stories—filled with superheroes being affected by own hang-ups and undesirable men who possessed formerly unseen mental complexity—added wit and subtlety to a box formerly locked into flat portrayals of fine vs. evil. Lee positioned the human in superhuman and in doing so, created a brand new mythology for the 20th century.

In this superbly illustrated photo memoir—illustrated by means of celebrated artist Colleen Doran—Lee tells the tale of his existence with an analogous inimitable wit, power, and offbeat spirit that he delivered to the realm of comics. relocating from his impoverished formative years in big apple to his early days writing comics, via his army education movies in the course of global warfare II and the increase of the surprise empire within the Sixties to the present resurgence in video clips, Amazing great Incredible records the lifetime of a guy and the legacy of an and career.

This humorous, relocating, and tremendously sincere memoir is a must have for creditors and lovers of comedian books and image novels of all ages.

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