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Stan Lee is the creator of the popular comic book heroes Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Fantastic Four, and the long-time publisher of Marvel Comics. The collection includes manuscripts and working drafts, fan mail, business correspondence, and audio and video interviews of Lee.
Mort Weisinger (1915-1978) was the editor of Superman comic books from 1945-1970 and the story editor of "The Aventures of Superman" television show which ran from 1952-1957. Weisinger began writing for pulp magazines while in college and became a contributing editor to "This Week" magazine. He was also the author of "The Contest," a novel about beauty pageants, "The Complete Alibi Handbook" and "1001 Valuable Things That You Can Get Free," which was first printed in 1955.
Harold Straubing was a writer and comics editor. During World War II, he was a scriptwriter for the character "Private Snafu". He was editor for the Herald Tribune Syndicate and for AP Newsfeatures in the 1950s. Straubing was also a comic book editor and worked with Leslie Charteris to develop a comic book version of "The Saint". His books included histories of the Civil War and World War I.
Maltese was a prominent story editor for cartoons, who worked for Warner Brothers for 21 years, doing a number of cartoons with I. “Friz” Freleng and Fred “Tex” Avery. His most memorable work was done with director Chuck Jones. From 1946-1958, Maltese helped create some of the most popular characters for Warner Brothers, including Pepe Le Pew, Road Runner and Coyote, and Yosemite Sam. Maltese moved to Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Studio in 1958 where he helped create such television series as The Flintstones, Huckleberry Hound and Quick-Draw McGraw.