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20 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT STAN LEE

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Stan Lee (born 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 and later its publisher chairman. So We concluded some most amazing facts about STAN LEE.

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stan lee full name and date of birth

Stanley Martin Lieber was born on December 28, 1922, in Manhattan, New York City, in the apartment of his Romanian-born Jewish immigrant parents.

Lee wrote antemortem obituaries for celebrities

Before writing about the fantastic lives of fictional characters, Lee wrote antemortem obituaries for celebrities at an undisclosed news office in New York.

Stan Lee favorite authors

Lee’s favorite authors include Stephen King, H. G. Wells, Mark Twain, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, and Harlan Ellison.

Captain America Foils the Traitor’s Revenge

Lee got the opportunity to write a two-page Captain America comic. He wrote it under the pen name Stan Lee and titled it "Captain America Foils the Traitor’s Revenge."

Joanie destroyed the typewriter he used to write the first issues for characters

According to Lee, during an argument, Joanie destroyed the typewriter he used to write the first issues for characters including Spider-Man and The Fantastic Four.

Marvel’s answer to the Justice League from rival publisher

Lee and his Marvel collaborators unveiled the Fantastic Four in 1961. The group is known as Marvel’s answer to the Justice League from rival publisher, DC Comics.

marvel comics

He became an editor at Timely Comics in 1941. Timely Comics would eventually be renamed “Atlas Comics” in the 1950s and was re-branded again as “Marvel Comics” in 1961. The same Marvel we all know and love today.

marvel super villain dr. doom

When asked which Marvel super villain he would want to become, Stan said he would want to be Dr. Doom. He thinks that Dr. Doom is misunderstood and that just because he wants to rule the world doesn’t mean that he is 100% a villain.

Stan Lee’s Superhumans shows

The History Channel launched the series “Stan Lee’s Superhumans” in 2010, which documented people with extraordinary skills and abilities. The show was moderately successful but was cancelled four years after it first aired.

Stan signed a lifetime deal with Marvel Enterprises

In 1998, Stan signed a lifetime deal with Marvel Enterprises, Inc. The contract only requires that he spend 10 percent of his time with the company.

Stan is the recipient of the 2,428th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Stan is the recipient of the 2,428th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is located at 7072 Hollywood Blvd, in front of the Live Nation Building.

Lee has appeared in 16 films based on Marvel Comics characters

Since 2000’s X-Men, Lee has appeared in 16 films based on Marvel Comics characters that he either created or helped create during his time with Marvel.

Stan Lee has donated large portions of his personal effects

Stan Lee has donated large portions of his personal effects to the University of Wyoming at various times, between 1981 and 2001.

Stan Lee Starts POW Entertainment

In 2001 Stan Lee Starts POW Entertainment, a company that develops movies and television shows centered on new superheroes.

iron man character

Stan Lee admitted that when he created Iron Man the character was designed so audiences not relate to him and even dislike him.

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Hulk was supposed to be gray

The Hulk was supposed to be gray, but Lee writes that the printer had a hard time keeping the color consistent. “So as of issue #2,” Lee writes, “with no explanation, he turned green.”

Stan is the only comic book writer to ever receive the honor American National Medal of the Arts

In 2008, President George W. Bush presented Stan with the American National Medal of the Arts. Stan is the only comic book writer to ever receive the honor.

stan lee death

Marvel co-creator Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95 after a fight with pneumonia, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Stan Lee Foundation and was founded in 2010

The Stan Lee Foundation and was founded in 2010 to focus on literacy, education and the arts. Its stated goals include supporting programs and ideas that improve access to literacy resources, as well as promoting diversity, national literacy, culture and the arts.

Stan Lee creadted superheroes

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 his brother, co-writer Larry Lieber—the characters Ant-Man, Iron Man, and Thor.

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