“E X C E L S I O R !”
What do Spider-Man, Thor, The Silver Surfer, Iron Man, The Hulk, The X-men, Daredevil, Dr Strange, and The Fantastic Four all have in common? Yes, they each have a cool super power that they use to thwart evil BUT they also owe their existence, in part, to Stan “The Man” Lee.
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story explores the life and imagination of Stan Lee, the 89-year-old comic book legend who has co-created more than 500, yes folks, 500, legendary pop culture characters. (Watch this interview where Stan talks about the film.)
Featuring interviews with both fans and colleagues including: Kevin Smith, Sir Patrick Stewart, Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes, the film is the tale of one man’s determination to tell incredible stories that have enchanted the world for more than 40 years.
As a writer and editor, Lee is one of the handful of true legends in comics such as Bob Kane, Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, who co-created long lasting characters, many of whom have been brought to the big screen and achieved box-office superstar status. Lee’s work appears in over a staggering 1 billion comics across 75 nations and his stories have been told in 25 languages.
With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story serves as a history of Lee’s incredible world-wide achievements, highlighting his earliest transcripts and illustrations to the dawn of Marvel Comics in the early 1960’s through today. Also lending their voice to the film in praise of Stan are Jon Favreau, Tobey Maguire, Seth Rogan, James Franco, Sean Astin, Kenneth Branagh, Nicolas Cage, Kirsten Dunst, and Lou Ferrigno.
The life of one of the comic book universe’s most revered creators is as remarkable as his superhero adventures. Click HERE to order yours today. It is available on November 6th, 2012.