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Who Really Created The Marvel Universe?

Stan Lee presided over a world of superheroes, but his collaborators and readers sustained his vision—and his characters outlasted it.

To give a full account of Stan Lee, as Abraham Riesman sets out to do in a new biography, “True Believer” (Crown), is to contend not just with his presence in popular culture (the smiling oldster in sunglasses, with a cameo in each Marvel film) but with the fluid nature of artistic collaboration, and so with endless debates over which parts of the comics are his.

Read the full article from The New Yorker HERE.

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Read The Latest David Sedaris Short Story, A Modest Proposal

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The current issue of The New Yorker magazine has published David Sedaris’ latest short story, A Modest Proposal.

London is five hours ahead of Washington, D.C., except when it comes to gay marriage. In that case, it’s two years and five hours ahead,…

Read it HERE.

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Read Stephen King’s New Short Story, “A Death” From The New Yorker

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The New Yorker’s March 9, 2015 issue features a new short story by Stephen King called “A Death” and you can read it right now on their website.

Here is a synopsis of the tale:

“A Death is about the murder of a young girl and the man suspected of killing her. Set in the Black Hills of Dakota shortly before the territory enters the United States in 1889, the story opens with Jim Trusdale’s arrest.”

The prolific author discusses the story HERE and it will appear this fall in a new collection of short stories titled “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams.”

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Latest Cover of ‘The New Yorker’ Features Bert & Ernie Cuddling in Response to DOMA News

The July 8th and 15th cover of The New Yorker features an illustration titled “Moment of Joy” that depicts Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie cuddling in front of a TV showing the Supreme Court of the United States.

Artist Jack Hunter — who made the illustration in response to this week’s Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act — said “It’s amazing to witness how attitudes on gay rights have evolved in my lifetime. This is great for our kids, a moment we can all celebrate.”

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