9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Stan Lee

After sadly passing away on Monday, November 12th at the age of 95, Stan Lee leaves behind a life rich in many twists and turns. Here are some facts about the legendary comic book writer that you probably didn't know.

A true legend of American comics, Stan Lee died on Monday, November 12th at the age of 95. Creator of many heroes of the Marvel universe, including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, The X-Men and The Fantastic Four, the writer revolutionised the ‘comic book’ and strongly influenced popular culture over his career which began in the early 1960s.

Becoming a true figurehead of pop culture, Stan Lee for several years now took on the habit of passing in front of the camera for short appearances, or ‘cameos’ in movies featuring his superheroes. Although many know about the work he did, some parts of his life remain however unknown to the general public. For example, did you know that one day Stan dropped his Marvel heroes to go work on those of DC Comics?

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