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  • 1st written work by Stan Lee at Timely Comics, later Marvel Comics
  • Two-page text story with a couple of illustrations by Kirby
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Destroyer
  • Origin of the Challenger
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  • Advice, insights and anecdotes written by Stan, intended to advise aspiring writers and artists
  • Multiple reprints exist, check copyright date for the publication year, 1947
  • Included is a detailed explanation of how Captain America was created
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  • 1st appearance of Stan Lee as a illustrated parody in comics
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  • Photo cover depicts Stan Lee in costume as the Black Rider
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  • Debut of Stan Lee's letter column 'Mailbag'
  • Cameo appearance of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (silhouetted) in story
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  • Cameo appearance of Stan Lee with his wife Jane Clayton Boocock
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  • 1st team appearance of the Female Furies: Bernadeth, Lashina, Mad Harriet and Stompa, trained by Granny Goodness to be warriors for Darkseid
  • *confirmed to appear in the New Gods movie
  • 1st appearance of Funky Flashman, a parody of Stan Lee
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  • Classic cover art of Stan Lee painted by Arnold Sawyer
  • Stan Lee Interview
  • Back cover art featuring KISS
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  • 'What if?...The Original Marvel Bullpen Became The Fantastic Four
  • Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Sol Brodsky and Flo Steinberg as the Fantastic Four
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  • Photo cover art featuring Stan Lee
  • Dark 'April Fool's' joke insinuating the death of Stan Lee
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  • A collection of continuity errors and other mistakes with narration by Stan Lee
  • "No-Prize" refers to the award given to readers who correctly pointed out these errors who were literally given no prize at the time
  • The term was first used by Stan Lee in a letter to fans found in the Fantastic Four #26 (1964)
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  • Cover appearance of Stan Lee and Jim Shooter
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  • Photo cover featuring Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Walter Simonson, John Byrne, Jim Shooter, Denny O'Neil, Paul Smith, Dave Cockrum, Bill Mantlo, Al Milgrom, Mark Gruenwald, and Terry Austin.
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  • Painted Cover Portrait of Stan Lee
  • Interview of Stan Lee by Kurt Busiek
  • Stan Lee Commentary
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  • Part two of a two-part limited series written by Stan Lee and illustrated by Moebius
  • *Donny Cates pays tribute to Stan Lee in Silver Surfer Black #5 by including a phrase that originated in this issue: if we turn from battle because there is little hope of victory, where then would valor be?
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  • Premiere issue, 'Just Imagine, Stan Lee's Batman' kicks off a twelve-issue series published by DC that invited Stan Lee to recreate their classic characters
  • 1st appearance of Batman as a black man
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  • Anniversary of Stan Lee's 65th year employed at Marvel
  • Stories that integrate Stan Lee with Spider-Man in various adventures
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  • According to Tom Brevoort, Senior Vice President of publishing at Marvel, this issue includes Stan Lee's final published story, 'Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge'
  • Stan Lee's 1st published story for Marvel was a two-page text feature in Captain America Comics #3 (May 1941) of the same name
  • Stan Lee adapted the two-page text story from 1941 into a traditional comic script 73 years later and Bruce Timm illustrated the panels
  • Stan Lee's first published story was also his last
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  • 12 page promotional preview of the graphic novel
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  • Graphic novel memoir of Stan Lee's life named after adjectives in the 'Amazing Spider-Man' 'Fantastic Four' and 'Incredible Hulk'
  • High value refers to the retail cost of the book
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  • Controversial variant with Stan Lee's signature stamped on the cover using ink containing his blood (referred to as Stan Lee's Solvent DNA Ink)
  • Includes a numbered hologram sticker printed with the words "Hands of Respect" and a Certificate of Authenticity
  • In April 2018, news broke that a former business associate of Stan's allegedly presented forged documents to personal nurse that gave permission to draw blood from Mr. Lee
  • *the signature stamp and ink has since been used on other covers
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  • Controversial variant with Stan Lee's signature stamped on the cover using ink containing his blood (referred to as Stan Lee's Solvent DNA Ink)
  • Includes a numbered hologram sticker printed with the words "Hands of Respect" and a Certificate of Authenticity
  • In April 2018, news broke that a former business associate of Stan's allegedly presented forged documents to his personal nurse that gave permission to draw blood from Mr. Lee
  • *the signature stamp and ink has since been used on other covers
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  • Variant cover art by Ed Piskor featuring Stan Lee
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  • Variant cover art by Chris Stevens
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  • One-shot exclusive given away at a special invite-only event hosted by Marvel on October 7, 2019 in New York City
  • Features photos and artist renderings of the company's longtime creator and ambassador along with stories from industry veterans celebrating Stan Lee's influence in comics