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Stan Lee

Real Name
Stanley Martin Lieber
Pseudonyms
Stan Lee; Stan "The Man" Lee

Employers
DC Comics; Marvel Comics

Titles

Characteristics
Gender

Date of Birth
December 28, 1922

Place of Birth
New York City , New York , United States of America

First publication

Unknown



Personal History

Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor and publisher. Known primarily as the founder and first Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics, Stan has also contributed material to DC Comics. In 2001-02, Stan co-created a series of one-shot specials under DC's Just Imagine imprint, wherein he re-imagined classic DC characters with new histories and personalities. The following bibliography pertains to Stan's DC contributions only.


Professional History

Professional History of Stan Lee is unknown.


Notes

  • No special notes.


Trivia

  • On April 1st, 2008, Stan Lee was the Featured Article on the Comic Book Creators Wiki Project. As part of an April Fools Day prank, a supplementary "false" article was produced which included the following text:
Stan "The Man" Lee has been a pioneer in the comic book industry for over seventy-five years. While he is also known for creating characters for a few lesser-known publishing houses, Stan's biggest contribution to the comic field is the creation of the character Superman. "Yeah, I created Superman. It's a funny thing..." says Lee, "I pitched the idea of Superman to DC Comics in 1938 (then known as National Periodical Publications). They thought it seemed kind of neat and they told me to run with it. On the day I was scheduled to trademark the Superman character at the registry office however, two guys named Jerry and Joe jumped me from behind a dark alley and ran off with my pages. They were pretty scrawny guys, and I probably could've taken them out with a friendly neighborhood sleeper-hold, but I've always believed that with great power must also come great responsibility. So these two schmucks patented the character and have been taking credit for my genius ever since. Jerks." In addition to creating the most famous super-hero of all time, Stan Lee also lent his talent to the Superman film franchise where he acted as stunt double to the late Superman actor Christopher Reeve.
  • Stan lee has made cameos within marvel cinematic movies since the 2000s.



See Also

Work History


Official Website

  • None.


Links and References

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