Official Press Release
Delve into the mind of a great master and find out how some of the
world’s most famous comic book characters were created. Peoples Archive presents the video life story of the legendary American comic book
writer, Stan Lee.
Stan Lee is the one of the most charismatic and famous figures in the
comic book world, the father of the likes of Spiderman, the Fantastic
Four, X-Men and Daredevil, most of whom have now made it to the big
Peoples Archive could therefore not the chance to film Stan Lee
reminiscing about the creation of the now infamous Marvel Comics
Empire, as well as speaking in depth and at length about his career.
With over 3 hours of footage, this is a rare opportunity to hear him
discuss his personal life and work, as well as listen to him sharing
his opinions on the evolution of comic books and the future of the
characters he created.
The footage has been broken down into 42 stories, all titled and
presented chronologically. They are accompanied by word accurate
transcripts and additional resources including: a complete
bibliography, biography as well as links to relevant websites.
Stan Lee’s life story is available to view free on the Peoples Archive
website and can also be purchased on DVD-ROM. Peoples Archive currently
presents 38 life stories, totalling over 200 hours of video divided
into 4557 segments. The Archive is grouped into seven sections: Arts,
Literature, Masters, Medicine, Politics and Science. Future additions
to the Archive include the writer Doris Lessing and the team of
Architects Venturi-Scott Brown.