Stan Lee: Visionary, Titan, Showman, Artist, and Pop Culture Icon

Stan Lee, whose superpowers finally expired last November at the age of 95, left the world a better place, or at least he left behind a universe changed forever by a single word: Marvel!

At the ACE retrospective next Tuesday February 5, Kathryn Bernheimer will present a slide show and discuss Stan Lee’s influence, import, and creative accomplishments.

Stan Lee the visionary, the showman, the titan, and Stan Lee the writer – whose characters and stories have generated billions – will be revealed. His legacy, the universe he imagined, and the heroes he created will be evaluated through image and text. The Fantastic Four, The Hulk, Spider-Man, Thor, Ant-Man, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, The X-Men, The Avengers, Daredevil, and Black Panther all sprung from his feverishly creative imagination, and along with them came a revolutionary concept of the superhero that extends t0 today. In fact, the new live-action Marvel film, “Black Panther” has just been nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Somewhere, Stan Lee is grinning like crazy.

Find out what made this amazing man tick, and why Stanley Martin Lieber is but the most famous of a host of Jewish comicbook creators.

The Marvelous Stan Lee Remembered with Kathryn Bernheimer

February 5, 2:00 pm, at the Boulder JCC. CLICK HERE TO RESERVE A SPOT

About Kathryn Bernheimer

Kathryn has spent her professional life writing about, teaching, and presenting the arts. Founding Director of the Boulder Jewish Film Festival, Kathryn was Director of Menorah and ACE at the Boulder JCC from 2003 through August, 2019. The former film and theater critic for the Boulder Daily Camera, Kathryn is the author of "The Fifty Greatest Jewish Movies" and "The Fifty Funniest Films of All Time." kathryn.bernheimer@gmail.com

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