13th November 2018
Chairman emeritus of Marvel, Stanley Martin Lieber who is more famously known as Stan Lee (pictured), has passed away at the age of 95.
Known for co-creating popular Marvel superheroes such as Captain America, Spider Man, Fantastic Four, the Hulk, the X-Men and Black Panther, he often cameoed in Marvel films and TV series such as Thor, The Avengers, The Amazing Spiderman and Guardians of the Galaxy. Lee, with his distinct personality, was first an assistant at a comic book publishing company, Timely Comics, before it morphed into Atlas Comics. It eventually became Marvel Comics under Lee’s helm as editor-in-chief and in 1972, he took on the role of publisher at Marvel Comics and became chairman emeritus in his later years.
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