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Citations for Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics, The Untold Story

Sources for chapter 5 of Howe’s new novel on comic book history.

“Martin Goodman always thought”: “Stan the Man & Roy the Boy,” Comic Book Artist #2, Summer 1998.

“There were some people at Marvel”: Rob Gustaveson, “Fifteen Years at Marvel: An Interview with Roy Thomas,” Comics Journal 61, Winter 1981.

“It’s kind of a shame”: Les Daniels, Marvel: Five Fabulous Decades of the World’s Greatest Comics (Abrams, 1991).

“much of Cage’s jivin’ slang”: Foom #2, Summer 1973.

“I was always too academic”: David Anthony Kraft, “The Foom Interview: Steve ?Gerber,” Foom #15, September 1976.

“The idea that the three”: Scott Brick, “Who Really Killed Gwen Stacy?,” Comics Buyer’s Guide 1647, November 2008.

“I told them not to kill”: Jim Magill, “POW! Stan (Speaker-Man) Arrives,” Daily Collegian, December 10, 1974.

“The office was flooded”: Kraft, “The Foom Interview.”

“By the time we finally”: David Smay, “Jim Starlin,” Amazing Heroes 98, July 1,1986.

“I got five issues into it”: Peter Sanderson, “An Interview with Steve Englehart,” Comics Feature 5, September 1980.

“I swore up and down”: Ibid. 149

“When you’re used to”: Tom Spurgeon, “John Romita,” Comics Journal 252, May 2003.

“too much like a vacation”: Gustaveson, “Fifteen Years at Marvel.”

“By becoming publisher”: Ibid.

“Roy was very open to ideas”: Peter Sanderson and Peter Gillis, “Marv Wolfman,” Comics Feature 12/13, September?October 1981.

“unethical, immoral”: Gustaveson, “Fifteen Years at Marvel.”