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Marvel Visionaries: John Romita Sr. (Marvel Visionaries)

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Jazzy John and Marvel's Mightiest together in stories that made them both famous From the fabulous fifties to the future of the Femizons The coming of the communist-hunting Captain America Peter Parker's parents in perilous predicaments The first of the final face-offs between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin The debut of the Devil's Daughter Also featuring the Fantastic Fo ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published August 31st 2005 by Marvel Comics
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Dec 25, 2013 rated it liked it
Retrospective of the senior Romita's Marvel Comics work from 1951 through 1997, beginning with some horror, SF & western, early Captain America (featuring a very different Red Skull), Hulk, on through Daredevil, Fantastic Four, more Captain America, a brief Satana vignette, and a whole lot of Spider-Man, the character Romita is most associated with. The art is good; the stories are okay. Enjoyment will largely depend on how well you can tolerate Stan Lee's manic scripting. I was never a big ...more
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May 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
John Romita Sr. is a Marvel Master and this book pays tribute to that. The book collects and reprints some of the comic books Romita has done throughout his career (some books which may be very hard to find). The artwork may seem a little dated to some, but arguably appreciated more by the more experienced artists and readers. I love the hardcover image, which shows one of my most favorite visuals of Spider-man.
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Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber) is an American writer, editor, creator of comic book superheroes, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics.

With several artist co-creators, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, Daredevil, the Silver Surfer, Dr. Strange, and many other characters, introducing complex,
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