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A Visit Home
By Thomas Lee, Leo Edwards' Grandson.

Leo Edwards and His Giggling Pen
By Fredric Brewer

Two Stan Lee interviews name Leo Edwards as influence
As Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics in the 1960s and 1970s, Stan Lee redefined the modern superhero, revived a dying industry, created a mythology and in the process became a cultural icon. With a bullpen of artists including Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Stan introduced the world to Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, the Silver Surfer and countless others.

Bob Anderson Remembers Leo Edwards, Chapter 1
By Bob Anderson, long time fan of Leo Edwards.

Boyhood Tales: Popular author of 1920s, '30s used his memories of Utica in penning kids' book series
By Melissa Garzanelli, Staff Writer, The Daily Times, Ottawa, IL, Nov. 10, 2003.

The Landers and Sons General Store in Utica, Illinois: Inspiration used by Leo in the Andy Blake books. [10.12.03]

Exerpt from Village of North Utica Sesquicentennial (1852-2002)

Leo Edwards: An Attempted Analysis "A Salute to Leo Edwards: The Centennial of His Birth 1884-1984"
By Keith Cochran

Leo Edwards and the Secret and Mysterious Order of the Freckled Goldfish
By Betsy Byars, The Horn Book; v.61, n5, Sept-Oct 1985.

Son of children's author recalls 'Golden Days' of father's life
By Jim Sames, The Hernando Times, Sunday, August 11, 1985.

Ten Thousand Letters a Year From Youthful Admirers All Over the Nation!
By Ted S. Holstein, Wisconsin Magazine, March, 1931.

"Never by satisfied" Says Edward E. Lee
By Trevor Taylor, The Star Reporter, Volume 1, May 1922

Ronald Reagan, The President Who Grew Up Like Jerry Todd
By Tom Lee, The Ontonagon Herald.

Leo Edwards . . . as remembered by his son Eugene "Beanie" Lee
By Eugene Lee, Yellowback Library, November/December, 1982.

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