Boom! Studios

March 01, 2010 | 10:47 p.m.

‘Stan’s Back!’ mystery solved: Stan Lee and Boom Studios will launch three comics [UPDATED]

The mystery of the “Stan’s Back!” ads is officially solved — yes, the indestructible Stan Lee has yet another business venture underway, this one with Boom! Studios. On Tuesday, Boom! will officially announce that Lee will “present” three new superhero series featuring costumed characters of his creation. One of the series will be written by the studio’s biggest name, editor in chief Mark Waid. For the other two writers, announcements are pending. The series will not launch until later this year. The cryptic ads – just the words “Stan’s Back!” in white letters against a black background — stirred a lot of interest, especially because the distinctive cursive signature on the first word matched the well-know autograph of Lee, whose name was synonymous with Marvel Comics in the House of Ideas’ glory days of the 1960s and the 1970s. Twitter was, well, all atwitter. Some hopeful souls wondered of Lee was […]
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