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BACK ISSUE #114

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Rich Buckler; John Beatty

Back Issue is busting loose with Black super-heroes of the 1970s, featuring a history of Luke Cage, Hero for Hire! Plus: a retrospective of artist Billy Graham, a Tony Isabella interview, Black Lightning, Black Panther in the UK, Black Goliath, the Teen Titans' Mal and Bumblebee, Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy's Sabre, and... Black Bomber (who?). Featuring Mike W. Barr, Steve Englehart, ROY THOMAS, and more, under a classic Luke Cage cover by the Irreverent Billy Graham.

STAN LEE STORY TASCHEN HC

(W) ROY THOMAS (A) Various

This is the big one, True Believers! The mostly true tale of Stan Lee: a Giant-Size extravaganza, nearly ten years in the making, about the one and only Godfather of Comics. From his childhood in Depression-era New York, to transforming Marvel into the number one comics publisher in the world, to his 21st-century reinvention as Chief Creative Officer of global entertainment company POW! Entertainment, Stan "the Man" Lee stands the test of time as the most legendary name in comicbook history. His tale is told by his successor at Marvel, renowned comics writer, editor, and historian ROY THOMAS, who brings "you are there" insights and wide-eyed clarity to key moments of Lee's journey to pop culture immortality. Featuring hundreds of treasures of comic book art, intimate photographs sourced straight from his family archives, a foreword written by Lee himself, a novel-length essay and new epilogue by Thomas, and an appendix with complete reprints of Stan's comics from throughout the decades, this is a titanic tribute worthy of the Man.