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Stan Lee

Stan Lee is the co-creator of the most beloved characters in the history of comics, including Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, and many others. He is also the author of Stan Lee's Riftworld: Odyssey, and the editor of The Ultimate Spider-Man, The Ultimate Super-Villains, The Ultimate Silver Surfer, and The Ultimate X-Men, all from Boulevard.


Books for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we are sharing books by women who have shaped history and have fought for their communities. Our list includes books about women who fought for racial justice, abortion rights, disability justice, equality in the workplace, and more, with insight on their remarkable lives that inspired others to

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Reading Guide for Black Panther

PENGUIN CLASSICS MARVEL COLLECTION DISCUSSION QUESTIONS BY QIANA J. WHITTED FOR BLACK PANTHER 1.   Readers travel to Wakanda for the first time with the Fantastic Four in 1966. How does the Black Panther’s explosive interactions with each member of the Fantastic Four in these early issues reveal his motivations and strengths as a super hero?  

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Reading Guide for Captain America

PENGUIN CLASSICS MARVEL COLLECTION DISCUSSION QUESTIONS BY BEN SAUNDERS FOR CAPTAIN AMERICA   1.   What do you know about the variety of American attitudes toward “the war in Europe” prior to Pearl Harbor? How does that context change how we might interpret the cover and stories from Captain America Comics #1, which appeared several months before the Pearl Harbor

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Reading Guide for The Amazing Spider-Man

PENGUIN CLASSICS MARVEL COLLECTION DISCUSSION QUESTIONS BY BEN SAUNDERS FOR THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN   1.   The most famous line in Spider-Man’s origin story is that “with great power there must also come great responsibility.” But is this a lesson Peter only needs to learn once—or do we see Stan Lee and Steve Ditko returning to this

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