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The original Comic Book Legend, Stan Lee, is bringing his creative universe into the digital realm beginning with the launch of TheRealStanLee.com, which kicks off officially with a live interview with the man himself at 4pm PT/7pm ET on February 8, 2012 on TheRealStanLee.com. Stan Lee is the legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men,the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and Thor, among others, and, at POW! Entertainment, he is currently working on much-anticipated new franchises including the Mighty Seven, The Annihilator and Chakra: The Invincible. Lee launches the interactive site in conjunction with receiving the Lifetime Achievement award on February 7 from the Visual Effects Society.
Created to offer VIP access into the life of Stan himself and the world of POW! Entertainment, the site will feature new content daily and provide a first-of-its-kind platform for comic book writers, artists and storytellers to share their ideas and collaborate too. TheRealStanLee.com will also be an extension of the highly anticipated YouTube channel in partnership with Michael Eisner’s Vuguru – Stan Lee’s World of Heroes – launching later this year.
Users will get to enter contests to meet Stan, go behind-the-scenes on his projects or events, learn about how he mastered the art of comic book heroes as well as communicate with Stan and other community members. TheRealStanLee.com is a fully functioning social network complete with user profiles, comments, direct messaging and photo albums.
STAN LEE KICKS OFF WITH A LIVE ONLINE INTERVIEW AND FAN Q&A
Stan kicks off the site with an exclusive live online interview hosted by NBC and G4TV’s Alison Haislip. Alison will ask Stan what inspires him today, what the site means to him as well as fielding top questions via Twitter. Be sure to tune into TheRealStanLee.com on February 8th 2012 at 7pmET/4pmPT. Any fans who have a burning questions for Stan the Man, should tweet using the #TheRealStanLee.
Stan Lee says “I am so thrilled with the launch of TheRealStanLee.com and to be able to effortlessly converse with my fans, aspiring writers and artists the world over everyday. EQAL has done a stellar job in launching a digital destination that invites audiences to keep up to date with my upcoming projects from comics, movies or video games, and to develop a community where they can share their own superhero creations.”
Miles Beckett, Co-Founder and CEO of EQAL says, “It’s truly humbling to have the opportunity to work with such an incredible talent. I can't wait to see the engaging and vibrant community that will form around Stan Lee and his brand." Continues Greg Goodfried, Co-Founder and President of EQAL, “The intersection of Stan Lee’s digital operations and his discovery and creation of the world of comic book characters and stories allows the past to meet the future as generations of fans can now have access to Mr. Lee, his deep archives and his upcoming projects including his YouTube Channel.”
TheRealStanLee.com is an EQAL Media Partner.
About POW! ENTERTAINMENT:
POW! Entertainment, Inc., a multi-media and entertainment company, was founded by noted comic book and entertainment figure Stan Lee, together with award-winning producer Gill Champion and intellectual property specialist Arthur Lieberman. POW!’s principals have extensive backgrounds in the entertainment industry encompassing the creation, production and licensing of original intellectual properties, including some of the most successful entertainment franchises of all time. POW! is capitalizing on this combined expertise to create and develop both the legacy and digital media components of the entertainment industry. This includes animation and live-action feature films, plus television, DVDs, multi-media, merchandising and related ancillary markets. POW! has established partnerships across the entertainment industry, including studios and networks, for the creation, licensing and distribution of new POW! character franchises. For further information visit powentertainment.com
EQAL is a next-generation media company that combines technology and people to power 24/7/365 digital media properties around consumer brands and celebrities. An EQAL media property is a digital “hub” that creates a seamless experience for fans across all channels and devices. With over 25 media properties, including Nick Cannon, Bethenny Frankel, The Kind Life with Alicia Silverstone, Tori Spelling, Lauren Conrad, Sugar Ray Leonard, Michelle Phan, KRAFT’s Real Women of Philadelphia, Walk With Walgreens, and YouTube phenoms Elle & Blair Fowler, our network reaches nearly 30 million trend-setting consumers and generates over 3 billion content impressions every month. EQAL was founded by online programming pioneers Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried who created many of the "firsts" in the development of the online video industry with lonelygirl15, KateModern and Harpers Globe. In April, EQAL will premiere “u look haute”, one of the YouTube original programming channels.
Contact for Stan Lee & POW! Entertainment:
Jennie Kong, Miller PR Courtney Touchstone, Miller PR
Contact for TheRealStanLee.com:
Jill Siegel, EQAL