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Spider-Man Creator Stan Lee Eyes Chinese Comic Fans

By Min Lee on June 30, 2011

Stan Lee, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011HONG KONG – Stan Lee wants to see the likes of Spider-Man and the X-Men weaving between skyscrapers in Shanghai and battling enemies on the Great Wall.

The comic book legend has announced a joint venture with a Hong Kong investment company that aims to roll out a new superhero franchise targeted at Chinese and foreign audiences.

Spider-Man Creator Stan Lee Eyes Chinese Comic Fans

By Min Lee on June 30, 2011

Stan Lee, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011HONG KONG – Stan Lee wants to see the likes of Spider-Man and the X-Men weaving between skyscrapers in Shanghai and battling enemies on the Great Wall.

The comic book legend has announced a joint venture with a Hong Kong investment company that aims to roll out a new superhero franchise targeted at Chinese and foreign audiences.

Comic Book Artist Gene Colan Dies at 84

By Matt Moore on June 24, 2011

NEW YORK – Comic book artist Gene Colan, whose career spanned seven decades and chronicled the adventures of characters like Dracula, Batman, Daredevil and the wise-cracking fowl Howard the Duck, has died in the Bronx at age 84.

Longtime friend and biographer Clifford Meth told The Associated Press that Colan died late Thursday at Calvary Hospital from complications of liver disease and cancer. Funeral details were not available, but Meth said it would be a private gathering.

Madonna's Life Story to Be Subject of Comic Book

By Matt Moore on June 23, 2011

Madonna, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2011PHILADELPHIA – Madonna will soon find herself in a whole new material world: the pages of a comic book.

The star will have her life story told in 32 pages by Bluewater Productions Inc., the latest celebrity to be part of its semi-regular line of "Female Force" comics, the publisher said Thursday.

Marvel's Spider-Man Getting New, 2nd Series

By Associated Press on June 13, 2011

PHILADELPHIA – Marvel web slinger Spider-Man is getting a second series this year with an emphasis on the iconic character's job as a hero.

Marvel Comics said Monday that the new series, "Avenging Spider-Man," will focus more on what writer Zeb Wells called "the big summer action movie" aspect of Peter Parker as opposed to more personal look found in the pages of the twice-monthly "Amazing Spider-Man" written by Dan Slott.

Wells is writing the series, which debuts in November, and Joe Madureira is illustrating the title.