When you think about your childhood, what do you remember? Going to school? Doing your homework? Doing your chores? Or, instead, do you remember having fun? Fun that seemed like it would never end; fun that was part of who you were and who you are now. That fun, that fundamental part of your being, was due partly to Mr Stan Lee.
A legend in his own right, Marvel comics creator, Stan Lee was born in 1922 in Manhattan, New York. In 1939, he started a pencil pusher job at Timely Comics – two years later, his name was penned under a Captain America comic entitled “The Traitor’s Revenge!”. Continue reading →
This year’s been rather rough for true music and film lovers out there. First, the world lost a part of its glamour and positive weirdness with the passing of David Bowie. Then the news struck again, just a few days later – Alan Rickman died age 69, same as David Bowie. Continue reading →
The word legend is applied to all sorts of people nowadays. From footballers to socialites and from singers to songwriters, it seems you don’t really need to do all that much for that status to fall firmly at your feet.
News broke earlier in the week that British actor Alan Rickman sadly passed away after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 69.
Here, Adam Brannon takes a look at the life of Rickman, and what made him such a joy to watch on screen. Continue reading →