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Stan Lee's Mutants, Monsters & Marvels (2002)

Unrated | | Documentary | Video 7 May 2002
Filmmaker/Comic Writer Kevin Smith interviews comic book legend Stan Lee about his life and work in comics.

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In this video, filmmaker/comic writer Kevin Smith interviews the legendary comics writer, editor and promoter Stan Lee about his life and work. In two seperate films, "Creating Spider-Man" and "Here Come the Heroes," Stan Lee discusses the creation of his greatest character, his career in the comics field and his relationship to his creative collaborators, especially the artists and co-writers, Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@rogers.com>

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Kevin Smith: [talking about Spider-Man's angry DAILY BUGLE boss] Another immortal character in the Spider-Man mythos is J. Jonah Jameson.
Stan Lee: Oh, I loved him.
Kevin Smith: Where does J. Jonah come from?
Stan Lee: You know who J. Jonah Jameson was?
Kevin Smith: Who was he?
Stan Lee: He was me. He was a irrascible, he was bad-tempered, he was dumb, he thought he was better than he was. He was the version that so many people had of me! And I always wanted to play him in the movie. I was so sorry that by the time the movie was made, I was too old to play the ...
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An interesting discussion for any fan of the genre
6 February 2004 | by (Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure how interesting this would be to anybody who does not care for comic books, but this documentary/biography, which is basically a sit down interview with Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy, etc.) interviewing Stan Lee, is something I found fairly fascinating.

Stan Lee is one of the guys who created Marvel comics, home of the X-men, Spider Man, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil, etc.

It is really fascinating to see Stan's take on what all happened. The history of Marvel comics is told through Stan Lee's answers to Kevin Smith's very informed questions, you can feel the love for the craft and medium come through in the interview and overall, although it's just two guys talking in a comic shop, you can, at times, entirely visualize what it must have been like to be at ground zero for a pioneering art form that is still going strong today.

No matter what you think of either person's art, they are both interesting folks, recommended for any fan of the genre or the movies inspired by the genre.


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