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RIP Stan Lee | Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee Dead at 95

RIP Stan Lee | Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee Dead at 95

Stan Lee[1] (born Stanley Martin Lieber /ˈliːbər/, December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic-book writer, editor, producer, and publisher. He was the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics,[2] and later its publisher[3] and chairman,[4] leading its expansion from a small division of a publishing house to a large multimedia corporation.

In collaboration with several artists—particularly Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko—he co-created fictional characters including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, and—with co-writer Larry Lieber—the characters Ant-Man, Iron Man, and Thor. In doing so, he pioneered a more complex approach to writing superheroes in the 1960s, and in the 1970s challenged the standards of the Comics Code Authority, indirectly leading to it updating its policies.

Following his retirement from Marvel, he remained a public figurehead for the company, and frequently made cameo appearances in Marvel Cinematic Universe films as well as movies based on Marvel characters such as Venom[5], Daredevil and Deadpool[6].  More

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Stan Lee and wife Joan Lee
at the induction ceremony for Stan Lee into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood, CA. 01-04-11

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Stan Lee
at the “Thor: The Dark World” Los Angeles Premiere, El Capitan Theater, Hollywood, CA 11-04-13
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LOS ANGELES – FEB 13: Stan Lee, Lou Ferrigno at the “Avengers; Age Of Ultron” Los Angeles Premiere at the Dolby Theater on April 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles – USA – October 31, 2015: Stan Lee American comic book writer during Comikaze Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Stan Lee at the World premiere of ‘Doctor Strange’ held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on October 20, 2016.

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LOS ANGELES – July 18: Stan Lee at the Stan Lee Hand and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on July 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA
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LOS ANGELES – July 18: Stan Lee at the Stan Lee Hand and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on July 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA
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LOS ANGELES – July 18: Stan Lee at the Stan Lee Hand and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on July 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA