Like any building, it took allot of blood sweat and tears to construct the House of Ideas, and make Marvel one of the world's biggest comic book publishers. Now, some of those most responsible for Marvels varied history have been interviewed by of all places Maxim Magazine, in the interests of keeping you abreast of the situation.
Stan Lee, Joe Simon, John Romita Jr, Jim Steranko, Chris Claremont, Marv Wolfman, Walt Simonson, Jim Lee, Frank Miller, Todd MacFarlane and more - with it's all-star line-up the article is one of the best 'recaps' around. Not afraid to put the good with the bad, here are two quotes from the story to give you an example of each;
Brian K. Vaughan: In a couple of years, they created dozens of characters that have lasted decades and become hit movie franchises. It’s totally unbelievable how hard that is to do. It’s like the Beatles.
Len Wein: I have not seen a dime off of any Marvel stuff, nor do I have a credit on the Wolverine film. Hugh Jackman is a lovely man, and at the premiere he told the audience that he owed his career to
me and had me take a bow. It was very gratifying and very nice. I would have preferred a cheque.
For more awesome quotes and perspectives visit Maxim Magazine.