The man behind the “Marvel Universe,” Stan Lee is revered by comic book fans for creatingSpider-Man, the Fantastic Four, and other fresh comic superheroes of the 1960s.
Stan Lee became editor of Marvel Comics (then called Timely Comics) shortly after his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. T
His company was at that time overshadowed by rival D.C. Comics but in the 1960s Lee made Marvel into a comics powerhouse by introducing conflicted, wisecracking superheroes who were decidedly different from Superman’s prim persona.
Marvel Comics is often credited with revitalizing the superhero genre in general…