Books (Biographies & Profiles)

These are books that are primarily concerned with the life and careers of one or two specific individuals.

Note that many of the books in our Books (History of Comics) title also contain much biographical content.

  The Art of Neal Adams Volume Two
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Publisher: Sal Quartuccio
Cover Art: Neal Adams
  The Art of John Buscema Volume One
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Publisher/Editor: Sal Quartuccio
Cover Art: John Buscema
  The Art of John Byrne Volume One
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover and Back Cover
Editor: Sal Quartuccio
Artist: John Byrne
Introduction: Roger Stern
  The Art of Jack Kirby
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Summary: Spider-Man References: Reprints covers of Amazing Fantasty #15, Fantastic Four Annual #1, Amazing Spider-Man #1, Amazing Spider-Man #10
  Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee
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Summary: Autobiography of Stan Lee (Spider-Man on Cover)
  Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book
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Summary: Biography, includes Information on Spider-Man's Creation
  Mantlo: A Life in Comics
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Summary: Spider-Man Reference: Reprints covers of ASM #181, MTU #40, 48, 53, 56, PPSSM #24, 29, others. Features on Mantlo's Spectacular Spider-Man, Spider-Man/Hulk Team-Ups
  Joe Sinnott: Brush Strokes With Greatness
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Story: “The Life and Art of Joe Sinnott”
Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
Writer: Tim Lasiuta
Cover Art: Joe Sinnott
  John Romita...And All That Jazz!
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover and Throughout, reprints Spider-Man Strips of 11/17/79, 3/25/07, 4/17/07
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
Writer: Jim Amash, Roy Thomas
Artist: John Romita, Sr. (Spider-Man Strip), Larry Leiber (Spider-Man Strip)
Cover Art: John Romita, Sr.
  Stan Lee: Conversations
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Summary: Collection of Stan Lee Interviews (Spider-Man Articles)
  Kirby: King of Comics
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Summary: Spider-Man References: Reprints cover of Amazing Fantasy #15, Daredevil #1, Toys for Tots Poster, Super-Hero Postage Stamps, Kirby Self-Portrait from Marvelmania International, Marvelmania International Production Art
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Writer: Mark Evanier
  Jack Magic: The Life and Art of Jack Kirby, Volume Two
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover and discussed in text.
Writer: Greg Theakston
  Creators of the Superheroes
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Story: “Interviews and Commentaries about Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson, Jack Kirby, Will Eisner”
Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Writer: Thomas Andrae
Cover Art: Jack Kirby
  The Stan Lee Universe
Summary: Includes Articles related to Spider-Man
  Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman
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Summary: Spider-Man Reference: Partial back of Spidey's Head in New York Comic Con Audience
  Mad's Greatest Artists: Mort Drucker, Five Decades of His Finest Works
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Summary: Spider-Man Parody: Spider-Alfred on Cover, Reprints cover of Mad #418
  Marie Severin: The Mirthful Mistress of Comics
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Publisher: TwoMorrows
Writer: Aaron Sultan, Dewey Cassell
Cover Art: Marie Severin
  Amazing Fantastic Incredible: Stan Lee, A Marvelous Memoir Hardcover
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Summary: Graphic Novel Autobiography of Stan Lee; Spider-Man Appears
  The Marvel Legacy of Jack Kirby
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Summary: Spider-Man on Slipcase Cover