Stan Lee


Chinese giant buys Stan Lee’s POW!

A Chinese media, brands and merchandising giant has bought legendary comic book writer Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. Camsing International Holding has paid an undisclosed amount for the production entity, which works in superhero-focused animation and drama programming. The deal is for POW!’s library of film, TV, games, virtual reality, animation, live events, tours, comics and […]

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man debuts on iTunes in US

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man will premiere its first season on iTunes. This is the first time the British drama series will be available in Canada and the US. Produced by Carnival Films for Sky1, the 10x60mins crime drama is based on an idea from comic book writer and TV producer Stan Lee. The series was made […]

New ABC Marvel drama to launch on IMAX

US broadcast network ABC has commissioned Marvel Television to produce a live-action comic-inspired drama that will debut in IMAX theatres before the small screen. Marvel’s the Inhumans will follow a race of superhumans with unique powers Stan Lee created, exploring the “never-told-before epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family”. Under terms of an […]

Stan Lee content powers AR/VR kids app

The “world’s first kid-centric app powered by augmented reality and virtual reality” has launched with content from the Stan Lee superhero universe. Interactive platform The Vroom will offer games and story-led content that promotes what educators dub ‘social-emotional learning’ on Apple and Android devices, and Windows 10. Playing Forward, the company behind the app, claim it […]

Asia’s super heroes

Are Asian television companies finding new ways to reboot the animated boys’ action genre? Jesse Whittock reports on the latest shows and why international coproductions are leading the way. Comic book superheroes have created much of the global narrative around animated boys action programming in the past few years, especially since The Walt Disney Company […]

Stan Lee makes Indian superhero for Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network has picked up Chakra: The Invincible, a superhero TV movie from Stan Lee. The show will debut on Cartoon Network in India to 34 million homes at the end of November. Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, has made the show under his Pow! Entertainment banner alongside Indian prodco and studio Graphic India, which […]

Peter Chernin invests in Indian animation firm

The Asian division of Peter Chernin’s company has taken a stake in an Indian animation and comic book firm. CA Media, the Asian investment division of The Chernin Group, has acquired a large minority stake in Graphic India. The Indian firm launched last year and specialises in creating superhero properties for the Indian market. The […]