• Amazing Marvel comic book covers from the Golden Age of Stan Lee

    27 days ago - By Fast Company

    Lee created or co-created a stable of superhero characters that drove the comics industry for decades and continues to drive Hollywood profits today.
    To celebrate the life and work of Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics pioneer who passed away at the age of 95 today, we rounded up some classic covers from the early years of the brand. Lee did some of his most influential and enduring work in the 1960s , creating or co-creating a stable of superhero characters that drove the comics industry for decades and continues to drive Hollywood profits today. Lee's fingerprints are on everyone from...
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  • In his life, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee had superhero homes

    27 days ago - By Inman

    In life, the creator of the legendary Marvel comic universe Stan Lee also loved real estate - his Los Angeles homes were regularly featured in magazines.
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  • Stan Lee's famous Marvel cameos started out as a joke in the comics

    Stan Lee's famous Marvel cameos started out as a joke in the comics

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    With the passing of Stan Lee on Monday at the age of 95, we don't just say goodbye to the face of the Marvel brand, but also the man of 1,000 cameos.
    The former president and chairman of Marvel Comics is known by many Marvel Cinematic Universe fans as the guy who shows up in the majority of the movies released by Marvel Studios since 2008's “Iron Man.” But he started doing cameos long before there were superhero movies.
    Going as far back as the 1960s, Lee's likeness would be inserted occasionally in covers and inside the pages of the Marvel comics he was overseeing. And from what Lee told...
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  • Marvel stars expressed their sadness and admiration for the late Stan Lee: 'You will be dearly, dearly missed'

    Marvel stars expressed their sadness and admiration for the late Stan Lee: 'You will be dearly, dearly missed'

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stan Lee died Monday at the age of 95.
    Marvel stars honored the legend on social media.
    Marvel icon Stan Lee died Monday at the age of 95 .
    Lee leaves behind a comic legacy that grew into a multi-billion dollar movie franchise.
    A number of his creations - like Spider-Man and The Fantastic Four - have been brought to life on the big screen for years, and the movies just keep coming.
    The stars and directors of these popular films took to social media to honor the late legend.
    Here's what they said:
    "Captain America" actor Chris Evans used one of Lee's favorite anthem, "Excelsior!"
    There will...
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  • Stan Lee may never have written comics if he didn't need to help his parents pay the bills

    Stan Lee may never have written comics if he didn't need to help his parents pay the bills

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Marve l legend Stan Lee didn't always want to go into comics.
    He got a job as an assistant at a comic company at age 17, because he wanted to help his family pay their rent.
    Marvel legend Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. The icon is behind some of the biggest comic characters, but he may never have gotten into the industry at all if it wasn't for wanting to help his parents with bills.
    In a 2011 interview with the Author Learning Center, Lee spoke about how his father struggled to find a job during the Great Depression.
    "In order to help out, because our biggest problem was 'how do we...
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  • Comics legend Stan Lee has died

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Stan Lee, likely the best-known and most beloved comics writer of all time, has died at the age of 95.
    “Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created,” said Disney CEO Bob Iger in a statement. “A super hero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain, and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart.”
    Lee was the pen name of Stanley Martin Lieber - he later said that he was saving his real name for the serious writing he planned to do one day, but it's as Stan Lee that he'll be...
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  • Stan Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently through the heroes in his comic books

    Stan Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently through the heroes in his comic books

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stan Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics, died at the age of 95 on Monday.
    Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism, most prominently via the heroes in his comic books.
    "I always felt the X-Men, in a subtle way, often touched upon the subject of racism and inequality, and I believe that subject has come up in other titles, too," Lee said in a 2016 interview.
    Stan Lee spent a lifetime condemning racism and hatred, including via the heroes in his comic books.
    Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics, died at the age of 95 on Monday.
    The iconic characters he created - including Spider-Man and the X-Men...
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  • Stan Lee, Co-Creator of Marvel, Has Passed Away at 95

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    Stan Lee, the legendary comic writer, editor, and publisher who co-created Marvel, has passed away at age 95, The Hollywood Reporter states.
    Lee was the creator or co-creator of iconic characters like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Black Panther, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men, Iron Man, Daredevil, Ant-Man, Thor, and more. He excelled at creating not flawless saviors, but characters with depth. He's known for co-founding the publishing company Marvel Comics with Jack Kirby in 1961.
    According to THR, Lee died Monday morning at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
    While Disney bought...
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  • Stan Lee, the arch superhero of comic books, is dead at 95

    27 days ago - By Fast Company

    There will never be 'nuff said about this legendary creator.
    The man born Stanley Lieber published his first comic book under the pseudonym Stan Lee in 1941- Captain America Comics 3 -and he never looked back. He went on to create some of the most memorable, beloved, pivotal characters in all of comics-among them, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and The Avengers-and help shepherd the industry into cultural dominance. And now, 77 years later, he has died at age 95.
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  • Celebrities react to Marvel creator Stan Lee's death

    Celebrities react to Marvel creator Stan Lee's death

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stan Lee died Monday at the age of 95 .
    His passing led to an outpouring of grief on Twitter by celebrities who loved his work.
    As the co-creator of Marvel comics, Lee created many of the franchises that dominate Hollywood today.
    Stan Lee , who cofounded Marvel with his sidekick Jack Kirby and remained the comic company's figurehead for decades as it turned into the world's biggest movie franchise, died Monday at the age of 95 .
    News of his death triggered an outpouring of mourning from around Hollywood.
    Movies based on Marvel comics - including "Spider-Man," "Iron Man," and "Captain...
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  • Stan Lee, Marvel legend, reportedly dead at 95

    Stan Lee, Marvel legend, reportedly dead at 95

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former president and chairman of Marvel Comics Stan Lee died Monday at 95 according to The Hollywood Reporter and TMZ.
    He was reportedly rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he died.
    Marvel legend Stan Lee, former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, reportedly died Monday, November 12.
    He was 95.
    TMZ reported that he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Monday morning.
    Lee's daughter Joan Celia told TMZ, "My father loved all of his fans. He was the greatest, most decent man."
    The Hollywood Reporter also reported the news .
    Information about Lee's health has been scant over...
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