Comic Writer Stan Lee Passes Away


95-year-old writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee passed away recently. Lee was born as Stanley Martin Lieber, in USA, in 1922. At 17, Lee landed a job at Timely Comics, which evolved into Marvel Comics, where he began writing scripts for superhero and mystery comics. By 19, he became its editor-in-chief. He is responsible for creating or co-creating famous characters such as Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and Ant-Man, among countless others. Lee was inducted into the comic book industry’s Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1995. Lee also received a prestigious American honour, the National Medal of Arts, in 2008.

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