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Stan "The Man" Lee

(b. 1922)

Stan "The Man" Lee

Stan Lee

Stan Lee in his younger days

Stan Lee- (b. Dec. 28, 1922 as Stanley Lieber) --Stan Lee is perhaps the world's best known comic book creator. As a writer and editor at Marvel Comics beginning in the 1940s, Stan Lee created or co-created some of the best known superheroes, supevillians, and other comic book characters in the world.

Stan Lee's Marvel Characters:

A short list of Stan Lee's best known creations includes: The Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Marvel's version of Thor, the Avengers, the X-Men, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, Ant-Man and the Wasp, the Black Panther, Hawkeye, the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, the Black Widow, the Inhumans, Nick Fury and his Howling Commandoes, SHIELD, and many more.

Stan Lee's Villains include: Dr. Doom, Galactus, Baron Zemo, Fin Fang Foom, the Mandarin, Crimson Dynamo and the Titanium Man, Doctor Octopus, Kraven the Hunter, the Vulture, Sandman, the Wrecking Crew, the Absorbing Man, Kang the Conquerer, Magneto and his Brotherood of Evil Mutants, the Skrulls, MODOK, AIM, Hydra, and many more.

Other, supporting Marvel characters created by Stan Lee include: Spider-Man's Aunt May and Uncle Ben, Tony Stark's butler Jarvis, the Fantastic Four's mailman Willie Lumpkin, Agatha Harkness, Peter Parker's bosses, J. Jonah Jameson and Robbie Robertson, the Hulk's friend Rick Jones, Captain America's girlfriend, Sharon Carter, Bruce Banner's girlfriend Betty Ross and her father General Thunderbolt Ross, and more.

Stan Lee's Life:

Stanley Lieber was born in 1922 in his parent's New York City apartment. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Romania.

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