Comic book legend Stan Lee turned 95 years on Thursday (28 December 2017).
Stan was born Stanley Martin Lieber on 28 December 1922. He is the creator or co-creator Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, Thor, Black Panther, the X-Men.
He himself has also been animated for The Simpsons.
Lee made his comic book debut writing text for ‘Captain America Foils the Traitor’s Revenge’ in 1941. That was also the first time he used the name Stan Lee.
His first comic book character creation was the Destroyer (August 1941). In 1972 Lee quit writing to become the publisher of Marvel Comics. His final comic was ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ in July 1972.
Stan Lee has made a cameo in almost every Marvel film. In 2017 he appeared in ‘No Good Deed’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Thor: Ragnarok’.
In July of 2017, his wife of almost 70 years Joan died at the age of 95.
Stan Lee was interviewed by Larry King in 2000.