Disney Honours Stan Lee’s 75th Anniversary Working With Marvel

If any one man could be identified as the face of Marvel Comics, that man is Stan Lee. Former writer and Editor-in Chief of Marvel, Lee is responsible for co-creating the vast majority of Marvel’s amazing roster of characters. Along with artists, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Lee and Marvel are responsible for a comic book industry revolution that exploded in the 1960s.

Lee has co-creation credit for the likes of; The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Ant-Man, Daredevil, Thor, Doctor Strange, the X-Men and his most famous and recognizable creation, Spider-Man. Lee has won countless awards for his contribution to literary fiction and the comic book industry as a whole. Stan Lee is best known these day for his countless cameo appearances in movies based on Marvel properties, having appeared in nearly every single adaptation of his work since 2000’s X-Men. Lee has already filmed all his cameos for films set for release throughout 2017.

As of 2009, Marvel Entertainment has been a part of Disney, and now they have decided to find a way pay tribute to Lee’s 75th year with the company. In a post on Stan Lee’s Facebook page, the comic book icon uploaded a photo of Disney CEO Bob Iger presenting him with a bronze statuette depicting Spider-Man and Micky Mouse.

Source: Facebook (via ScreenRant)

Chris Hartmann

Chris Hartmann

Chris Hartmann is a fanboy writer here at Heroic Hollywood, currently based in Vancouver, BC.