Stan Lee

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Spider-Man beats Superman in record $3.6m comic sale
A copy of Peter Parker’s debut in Amazing Fantasy #15 has swooped over the Man of Steel to fetch the highest price ever paid for a single comic

Alison Flood

10, Sep, 2021 @12:48 PM

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Stan Lee's 'first novel for adults' to be published this autumn
Spider-Man and X-Men creator’s teenaged-superhero story A Trick of the Light also to be released this week as audiobook

Alison Flood

25, Jun, 2019 @1:03 PM

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Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator
Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legend

David Barnett

05, Jun, 2019 @4:27 PM

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Stan Lee's business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel creator
Keya Morgan, the memorabilia dealer who became close to the comics magnate, is accused of ‘false imprisonment, forgery and fraud’

David Barnett

14, May, 2019 @3:59 PM

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From zero to hero: how the Spider-Man franchise was saved
Bringing diversity to the ailing Spidey universe has helped free the characters, leading to an increase in both box office and critical acclaim

Gretchen Smail

13, Dec, 2018 @3:46 PM

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Hockney hits a new high and Spandau Ballet capture the cold war – the week in art
Hockney’s swimmer breaks a record, the Spands feel the chill and Fernand Léger imagines a female utopia – all in our weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

16, Nov, 2018 @3:17 PM

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Stan Lee, the progressive genius: Michel Faber pays tribute to Marvel's mythmaker
From student antiwar protests in Spider-Man to antisemitism in X-Men … Stan Lee, who died this week, explored profound themes through the prism of escapist entertainment

Michel Faber

16, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The 20 best Marvel films – ranked!
Following the death of Stan Lee – comic-book titan and prolific creator – we examine the screen adaptations of some of Marvel’s greatest characters. Excelsior!

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2018 @1:13 PM

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Stan Lee was working on a new superhero called Dirt Man, says daughter
JC Lee says the late co-creator of Marvel was helping her develop Dirt Man, after ‘trying to get him to do a character with me my entire life’

Alison Flood

14, Nov, 2018 @2:56 PM

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Why Smilin' Stan Lee was the greatest superhero of them all
He started out filling the inkwells at a pulp magazine and ended up spawning an $11bn juggernaut. Our writer salutes a legend – and the musclebound crusaders who lit up his childhood

Xan Brooks

13, Nov, 2018 @5:56 PM

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'The greatest superpower is luck': Stan Lee in quotes
As well as creating a universe of enduring characters, Stan Lee spent a lifetime championing equality, diversity, and the rich art of comic books

Martin Belam

13, Nov, 2018 @1:15 PM

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'He saved my life': readers' memories of Stan Lee
We asked you to share your tributes and memories of the comic book legend. Here’s what some of you said

Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo

13, Nov, 2018 @1:15 PM

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