THE GUITARS - STAN LEE
Stan Lee is the Founder of POW! and has served as its Chairman and Chief Creative Officer since inception. Known to millions as the man whose Super Heroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry, Stan Lee's co-creations include Spider-Man®, The Incredible Hulk®, X-Men®, The Fantastic Four®, Iron Man®, Daredevil®, Silver Surfer®, and Dr. Strange®, as well as hundreds of others. Now the Chairman Emeritus of Marvel Media, Lee first became publisher of Marvel Comics in 1972. He is recognized as the creative force that brought Marvel to the forefront of the comic publishing industry. In 1977, he created Spider-Man®, as a syndicated newspaper strip that became the most successful of all syndicated adventure strips and now appears in more than 500 newspapers worldwide – making it the longest-running of all Super Hero strips. In November 2001 Stan Lee worked to form POW! and to create intellectual property for POW! and start the development of various POW! projects. Stan Lee was employed on a full time basis by Marvel Comics or its predecessor entities for over 50 years then in 1998 he signed a non-exclusive, part-time employment with Marvel. Today, Stan Lee is still one of the most creative forces in entertainment, still writing, creating and producing…even performing in cameo roles in Marvel’s biggest block buster hits.
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Guitar: Gibson SG / Mixed Media Collage
EXHIBIT PRIOR TO GALA
The Stan Lee guitar will be publicly displayed at Haus Fortuna in downtown Petaluma from late January until the Gala (February 28, 2009). Haus Fortuna is located at 111 2nd St. in Petaluma, CA. For more information about this exhibit, please call Haus Fortuna at (707) 283-2880.
This guitar will be auctioned on the evening of February 28, 2009 at the Phoenix Guitar Gala & Carnaval.
The auction will take place in the Phoenix and will be broadcast worldwide via the Internet while accepting bids from around the world.
ONLINE BIDDER REGISTRATION
Click here to register to bid online for the Guitar Gala on 2/28/09.