We love Stan The Man! With Great Power is a new documetary about the life of the comic book legend and by the looks of the trailer its fantastic.


At 89 years old, Stan Lee’s name appears on more than one BILLION comics in 75 countries in 25 languages. He is without a doubt the most recognized name in comics as the co-creator of over 500 legendary pop culture characters including Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and The Hulk. Stan continues to create new material and entertain fans of all ages with fantastic stories and characters in all areas of entertainment.
With Great Power: the Stan Lee Story, explores the vivid life and imagination of Stan Lee, from the early days of his Depression-era upbringing through the MARVEL Age of Comics and beyond! The film uncovers original transcripts, illustrations, photographs and stories of Lee’s fascinating journey from his early years at Timely Comics and World War Two, the comic book industry’s censorship battle of the 1950’s led by Dr. Fredric Wertham, the dawn of Marvel Comics and the legendary characters Stan co-created, to his current company POW! Entertainment.
With Great Power: the Stan Lee Story is told through the words of Stan himself as well as numerous interviews with comic book creators, actors, film producers, family and friends. It paints a portrait of a man whose creativity knows no bounds and whose characters have grown from humble beginnings in the pages of Marvel Comics in the early 1960’s to powerhouse properties in all media, including film television, video games and beyond.





There are enormous amount of people appearing in the film:

  1. Producer Avi Arad
  2. Actor Sean Astin
  3. Comic Illustrator Dick Ayers
  4. Director Kenneth Branagh
  5. Producer Ian Bryce
  6. Actor Nicolas Cage
  7. POW! COO Gill Champion
  8. Actor Michael Chiklis
  9. Actor Thomas Haden Church
  10. Comic Illustrator Gene Colan
  11. Producer Roger Corman
  12. Producer Grant Curtis
  13. Producer Tom DeSanto
  14. Composer Ramin Djawadi
  15. Actress Kirsten Dunst
  16. Composer Danny Elfman
  17. Writer Harlan Ellison
  18. Writer Mark Evanier
  19. Director Jon Favreau
  20. Producer Kevin Feige
  21. Actor Lou Ferrigno
  22. Actor James Franco
  23. Writer Evan Goldberg
  24. Attorney Jim Goodkind
  25. Producer Michael Helfant
  26. Socialite Paris Hilton
  27. Actor Samuel L. Jackson
  28. Director Kenneth Johnson
  29. Actor Jason Lee
  30. Comic Illustrator Jim Lee
  31. Stan’s Wife Joan Lee
  32. Editor In Chief Stan Lee
  33. President Paul Levitz
  34. Comic Illustrator Larry Lieber
  35. Executive Ralph Macchio
  36. Actor Tobey Maguire
  37. Actor James Marsden
  38. Director Garry Marshall
  39. Comic Illustrator Todd McFarlane
  40. Comic Historian Jim McLauchlin
  41. Actress Eva Mendes
  42. Director Frank Miller
  43. Composer John Ottman
  44. Producer Steven Paul
  45. Actor Jeremy Piven
  46. Editor In Chief Joe Quesada
  47. Director Brett Ratner
  48. President Mike Richardson
  49. Actor Cliff Robertson
  50. Actor Seth Rogen
  51. Comic Illustrator John Romita, Sr.
  52. Comic Illustrator Joe Simon
  53. Director Bryan Singer
  54. Comic Illustrator Joe Sinnott
  55. Director Kevin Smith
  56. Colleague Aaron Sowd
  57. Musician Ringo Starr
  58. Secretary Flo Steinberg
  59. Actor Patrick Stewart
  60. Director Mel Stuart
  61. Editor In Chief Roy Thomas
  62. Executive Producer Michael Uslan
  63. Composer Christopher Young
  64. Producer Laura Ziskin


At the moment the film is on the film festival circuit. We will keep an eye out on when we can expect to see it in South Africa.