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Dinner For Five: Kevin Smith, Mark Hamill, JJ Abrams Talk ‘Star Wars’ in 2005

This is one of those times when listening to a podcast reminds you of something you half-remember watching- in this case, an episode of Jon Favreau‘s AWESOME series, Dinner For Five. Specifically, if you give a listen to Kevin Smith‘s recent Fatman Beyond podcast (recorded live at Scum and Villainy Cantina in Los Angeles), the filmmaker waxes poetic […]

Goodbye, Stan Lee [X-ual Healing 11-14-18]

This week, we lost Stan Lee, not only the man perhaps most synonymous with Marvel comics and comic books in general (though he irritatingly called them “comicbooks”), but also the co-creator of the subject of this column, our beloved X-Men. Lee’s legacy is a complicated one, one which has been addressed at length in dozens […]


Serious Allegations Made About the Last Days of Stan Lee

Before his death on Monday, Bleeding Cool had been covering a very difficult two years for Stan Lee following the death of his wife Joan Lee in 2017. There have been allegations of elder abuse, harassment, court proceedings, police involvement, and social media accounts. There has also been a variety of businesses using his name for a variety […]

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Remembering Stan Lee: Cameos in Live Action Marvel

The charismatic face and co-founder of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee was never apologetic for celebrating fandom (and being a shameless self-promoter), which are a couple of the biggest reasons why we’ll miss him. Despite the mysterious circumstances surrounding his final few months, let us remember the times he put a smile on most of our faces […]

The Daily LITG – 13th November 2018 – Goodbye, Stan

I am sitting writing this in the ABC Studios in London, after just going live to talk about Stan Lee and his legacy. I hope I did him justice. Welcome to the daily Lying In The Gutters. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Top most-read stories yesterday. Stan Lee, Comics Legend, […]

Roy Thomas Says Stan Lee Was ‘Ready To Leave This Earth’

This morning, Bleeding Cool posted a picture of Stan Lee with Roy Thomas, the Marvel EIC who succeeded him. We didn’t know this may have been the final photo taken of Stan, before he died today. Roy Thomas tells us, I’m sadder than I can say that Stan has died… even though I know, from […]

Stan Lee, Comics Legend, Has Passed Away at 95

TMZ is reporting via a statement from Stan Lee‘s daughter J.C. Lee that the comics legend has passed away at the age of 95   #BREAKING: Legendary Comic-Book Writer, Publisher and Film Producer Stan Lee Has Died. R.I.P. https://t.co/SXjlavNILF — TMZ (@TMZ) November 12, 2018 Stan Lee was the co-creator of the Marvel Universe, now […]

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BC Toy Spotting: New Marvel Legends, Fortnite Funko, and More!

Welcome to the first edition of BC Toy Spotting! We are in and out of stores pretty much every day, and we figure (ha!) why not show all of our fellow collectors what we are coming across on pegs and shelves. As collectors, we know that staying on top of what is in stores can […]

The Daily Beast Interviews Stan Lee… And JC Lee and Kirk Schenck

Yesterday, we ran a statement from Stan Lee to Bleeding Cool, including comments from his daughter JC Lee, her lawyer Kirk Schenck and Stan’s lawyer Jonathan Freund. It talked about former business partner Keya Morgan, described videos he had taken and may be shipping around now as ‘hostage’ videos, and countered any allegation that JC Lee […]

The Daily LITG – 8th October 2018 – Stan Lee, NYCC and David Mack-y

Welcome to the daily Lying In The Gutters. A runaround yesterday’s news on the site and what we might expect today. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Apologies for the absence of the Daily LITG for the last few days, New York Comic-Con knocked me for seven. Check later today for a […]


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Court Places 3-Year Restraining Order on Keya Morgan to Stay Away from Stan Lee

The latest in the legal travails of Stan Lee came to court yesterday. A judge has placed a restraining order on film producer and former Lee associate Keya Morgan to stay away from the 95-year-old co-creator of the Marvel Comics universe for a minimum for three years — and building on previous emergency orders. Lee’s current legal […]

Todd McFarlane Visits Stan Lee, Teases a Collaboration

Last weekend, legendary comic book artist and Image founder Todd McFarlane visited legendary comic book writer and personality Stan Lee, who has had a bit of a rough time lately but seems to be doing better. McFarlane posted a tongue-in-cheek photo from his visit, the second in just a few weeks from Image founders. View […]

Exclusive: Trailer for Stan Lee’s Work Force #2

Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment is releasing the second book from the new online comic book series Stan Lee’s Work Force. After the launch from the Chinese-owned LA-based intellectual property producer last month, with chapter one, the story continues chapter two, with Stan as the boss of a superhero staff and all new adventures in their […]

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Funko, Hot Topic, and BoxLunch Team Up to Launch Marvel Pop! Pez

Funko is going all in on Pez. To help launch their Marvel Pop! Pez line, Funko is teaming with Hot Topic and BoxLunch to exclusively launch the line in stores this month! Thirteen Pez dispensers in all will be available in all, including Cable, Thor, Gladiator Hulk, Loki, Star-Lord, Yondu, Magneto, and the man Stan […]

Rob Liefeld Visits Stan Lee

Comic book creator Rob Liefeld has posted to Instagram about his visit with Stan Lee this weekend. Stan Lee’s health, well-being, and future have been a concern for many of late — including the courts. He writes: SUNDAY WITH STAN! Well, my Saturday, but your Sunday. Let’s get right to it, how great does @therealstanlee look in this […]

Marvel Declassified 3: All Sorts of Subliminal Messages

I love comics history and the history of American periodicals in general, and enjoy figuring out things about that history that few people know. The Bleeding Cool staff has heard so many of these forgotten moments from our printed-matter past, that Rich occasionally stops me mid-anecdote and tells me I ought to do a post […]

Marvel Declassified 2: High School Experiments in Radioactivity

About a year before the debut of Spider-Man by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee in Amazing Fantasy #15, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and the National Science Foundation sponsored a course for high school students to learn about radiation and its effects on living creatures. Equipment including Geiger counters were provided, and high school science […]