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December 28 in Sci-Fi History: Happy 95th, Stan Lee

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Zac Hug
Dec 28, 2017

He's the face of Marvel. He's the father of most of your favorite superheroes. He shows very few signs of slowing down. It was on this day in 1922 that Stan Lee was born in New York City.

Rather than tell you all about him, let's do a quick retrospective of Stan in his own words. Here he is on working with Jack Kirby:

 

Here's John Romita, Sr. on working with Stan:

 

Here's Stan on fandom:

 

Here he is discussing his wife, Joan Lee, who passed away earlier this year:

 

He was recently honored by getting his hands and feet in cement outside the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

 

Happy birthday, Stan. You share it with Minerva McGonagall. (Yes, Maggie Smith was born on this day in 1934 in Ilford, Essex, England).

 

Tomorrow: Jude Law and Lilly Wachowski.