Stan Lee papers, 1942-2001.


Stan Lee papers, 1942-2001.

The Stan Lee Papers include manuscripts and working drafts of many Marvel Comics productions including the Spider-Man daily comic strips and Vera Valiant as well as a host of other comic book lines such as the Silver Surfer, the X-Men, Captain America, the Tomorrow Chronicles, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk. Also included is fan mail and correspondence. Much of the correspondence is between Lee and business associates regarding the management and operation of Marvel Comics Group and its production of comic books and other publications. There are articles about Stan Lee and Marvel Comics Group, and there are subject and photograph files that relate to Stan Lee, Marvel Comics Group and the comics industry. Also included are audio-visual materials including audiotapes and videotapes of Stan Lee interviews and Stan Lee events such as presentations and autograph sessions. There is a small amount of material related to Lee's Internet site, Stan Lee Media.

42.8 cubic ft. (91 boxes)

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Marvel Comics Group (corporateBody)

Marvel Comics is an American publisher of comic books and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Worldwide's parent company. Marvel started in 1939 as Timely Publications, and by the early 1950s had generally become known as Atlas Comics. Marvel's modern incarnation dates from 1961, the year that the company launched superhero titles created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and many others....

Lee, Stan, 1922-2018 (person)

Stan Lee is most recognized as the creator of the popular comic book hero Spider-Man. In 1939, Lee joined Timely Comics Group. His early work included writing the Captain America comic strips. In 1961, these comics began to be released as Marvel Comics. In 1972, Lee became the publisher of Marvel Comics Group, and Marvel grew to be the leading producer of comic books in the world. In 1981, Lee moved from New York City to Los Angeles to develop Marvel's television and motion-picture concepts. He ...