Posts Tagged ‘Marvel Comics’

Artistic Ambition & Corporate Callousness in Sean Howe’s ‘Marvel Comics: The Untold Story’

Written by Simon Lazarus Vasta on . Posted in Arts & Film, Comics

The history of the American comic book is bittersweet, if not outright tragic, and no tale cuts to the bone quite like the ballad of Stan and Jack. In the early ’60s, facing the demise of their industry, comics vets Stan Lee and Jack Kirby devised the Marvel Universe. Together, these men created a shared [&hellip
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The Man Who Lives in Candy Land: Psychoanalyst’s Dream Patient or Unprecedented Art Collector?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Is New York’s increasingly renowned vintage candy wrapper collector, Jason Liebig, collecting offbeat art or merely living out some unfulfillable boyhood fantasy? And why are we, the public, so intrigued?  Jason Liebig isn’t just like a kid in a candy store;  in many ways he is one. Except he’s 43 and the candy store is [&hellip
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