Stan Lee invented SPIDER-MAN! And IRON MAN! And the HULK!And the X-MEN! And more than 500 other iconic characters! His name has appeared on more than a billion comic books, in 75countries, in 25 languages. His creations have starred inmultibillion-dollar grossing movies and TV series. This is his story.
Danny Fingeroth writes a comprehensive biography of thispowerhouse of ideas who changed the world’s understanding ofwhat a hero is and how a story should be told, while exploringLee's unique path to becoming the face of comics. With behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with Stan’s brotherLarry Lieber and other industry legends, The Marvelous Life hasinsights that only an insider like Fingeroth can offer. Fingeroth, himself a longtime writer and editor at Marvel Comicsand now a lauded pop culture critic and historian, knew andworked with Stan Lee for over three decades. Due to thisconnection, Fingeroth is able to put Lee’s life and work in a contextthat makes events and actions come to life as no other writercould.