The 1950’s were the heyday of McCarthyism and like many other forms of entertainment, comic books came to be viewed as a threat. The industry’s reaction to the threat would kick off an entirely new era – the Silver Age of Comics.
Mad will salute Jaffee with a tribute issue next week. It will be the magazine’s final issue to offer new material before the format shifts to limited runs featuring previously-release material. Included in the issues new material will be Jaffee’s final Fold-In.
Stan Lee has released a statement about his pacemaker surgery to reassure his legion of fans that he is doing fine. Attention, Troops! This is a dispatch sent from your beloved Generalissimo, directly from the center of Hollywood’s combat zone!
Last week Stan Lee cancelled two appearances at the last minute due to “very serious circumstances” and indeed those circumstances were serious. 89-year-old Stan Lee had a pacemaker installed.
Stan Lee, creator of most of Marvel’s biggest characters, has teamed up with Moonshark to create a new mobile game called Verticus. Stan Lee helped with creation of the Verticus characters and plot and Dallas-based Controlled Chaos Studios developed the game software. The game will launch in Fall 2012.