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Celebrate Stan Lee’s 90th Birthday by Watching All of His Marvel Movie Cameos

(Video Link)  Comic book artist Stan Lee is famous for making short appearances in films about the superheroes he made famous. Today, he turned ninety–though it’s hard to tell at the pace he keeps. Let’s mark the occasion by watching all of his film cameos. -via Tor

Joss Whedon, Stan Lee And Other Geek Overlords As HeroClix Figures

If you’re a fan of the tabletop battle game HeroClix then you’re going to love these geek overlord edition figures coming out exclusively with a special edition of the Comic Con documentary- Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. The set features Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Morgan Spurlock and Harry Knowles as mighty mini HeroClix figures [...]

Fantastic Four Radio Show From 1975 Featuring Bill Murray

(YouTube Link) This fantastic retro find features a young Bill Murray reading the role of Human Torch alongside Stan Lee in a 1975 radio version of the Fantastic Four comics. The radio show ran for thirteen episodes and featured the Fantastic Four squaring off against classic foes such as- Super Skrull, Moleman and the Latvian Iron Man [...]

11 Peculiar Meetings Between Famous People

You’d expect famous people to know other famous people. But maybe not these famous people. 1. Nikita Khrushchev & Marilyn Monroe PA Photos /Landov In September 1959, during Khrushchev’s American tour, he visited 20th Century Fox Studios. At a lunch banquet with hundreds of stars (including Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, and Gary Cooper), he was [...]

15 Geeky Stained Glass Masterpieces

Stained glass is generally reserved for the windows of churches. But if you worship science fiction, video games, or other geeky pop culture icons, there are still plenty of stained glass pieces just for you. 1. Boba Fett Helmet Not all stained glass belongs on a window. DeviantArt user Mclanesmemories proves it with a Tiffany-styled Boba Fett [...]

D23 Day Three: The Force was With Us

I was expecting the last day of D23 to be the biggest because of the Marvel presentation, but it was actually the quietest day yet. I’m sorry to say, comic book geeks, nothing earth-shattering or amazing was revealed at the Marvel panel. In fact, it was more of a primer on the company and its history, [...]

New York’s Superheroes

It’s like you can’t walk through Manhattan without tripping over a superhero. I guess you New Yorkers are pretty lucky that way, though you do end up attracting a lot of supervillains, too. At the link, you can view more details about the locations of eight of these heroes (not Stan Lee). Link via Comics Alliance | [...]

Stan Lee’s $2 Critique

Back in 1947, Stan Lee (former head of Marvel Comics and creator of Spiderman) offered to review and critique the work of aspiring artists for just a buck. When a wise guy took him up on his offer 25 years later, sending $2 to account for inflation, well… Stan just couldn’t say no. Link via [...]

Shakespeare with a Taste of Marvel

What if Shakespearean costumes were designed by an artist who drew superheroes? That would never happen, right? In 1969, Sheldon Feldner contacted Marvel Comics, asking if one of Marvel’s artists would be interested in designing costumes for a production of William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar by the University Theatre Company at Santa Cruz at the newly-built [...]