Stan Lee, December 7, 7pm
If you’re a comic book devotee, then making the scene at this engagement is an absolute must. Come out to support your god and leader, the one and only Stan Lee. Mr. Lee is the supremely talented creator of Marvel Comics and will be promoting his new book, Amazing Marvel Universe. This is a retrospective of his 50 favorite MARVEL-ous moments, an exclusive book and audio collection that should be standard issue for every comic book fan.
Barnes & Noble, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.9110,
Dave Frishberg, December 6-9, 8/9:30pm
One of the wittiest and most talented lyricists working today, Dave Frishberg is certain to put a smile on your face with his unique brand of jazz. Having penned such clever offerings as “Peel Me a Grape,” “Let’s Eat Home,” “Can’t Take You Nowhere” and “My Attorney Bernie,” Frishberg’s music is always engaging and humorous. He’s a fine pianist who has worked with greats like Carmen McRae, Gene Krupa, Zoot Sims and Wild Bill Davison.
The Jazz Bakery, 3233 Helms Ave., CC, 310.271.9039,