Stan Lee

1922 - 2018

Stan Lee

Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber ; December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He rose through the ranks of a family-run business to become Marvel Comics' primary creative leader for two decades, leading its expansion from a small division of a publishing house to a multimedia corporation that dominated the comics industry. In collaboration with others at Marvel—particularly co-writer/artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko—he co-created numerous popular fictional characters, including superheroes Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Black Widow, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Scarlet Witch and Ant-Man. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stan Lee has received more than 26,176,712 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular comic artist.

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  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comic artists, Stan Lee ranks 1 out of 155After him are Osamu Tezuka, Hergé, René Goscinny, Jack Kirby, Albert Uderzo, Carl Barks, Joseph Barbera, Akira Toriyama, Peyo, Jean Giraud, and Hugo Pratt.

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Among people born in 1922, Stan Lee ranks 1After him are Yitzhak Rabin, José Saramago, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Christopher Lee, Thomas Kuhn, Norodom Sihanouk, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, and Jack Kerouac. Among people deceased in 2018, Stan Lee ranks 2Before him is Stephen Hawking. After him are George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, Ingvar Kamprad, Charles Aznavour, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Amos Oz, Philip Roth, and Aretha Franklin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stan Lee ranks 41 out of 12,171Before him are Al Pacino (1940), Marlon Brando (1924), Janis Joplin (1943), John Wilkes Booth (1838), Wallis Simpson (1896), and Morgan Freeman (1937). After him are Andy Warhol (1928), Harry S. Truman (1884), Jack London (1876), Steve Jobs (1955), Al Capone (1899), and Noam Chomsky (1928).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Stan Lee ranks 1After him are Jack Kirby (1917), Carl Barks (1901), Joseph Barbera (1911), Matt Groening (1954), Bob Kane (1915), Steve Ditko (1927), Winsor McCay (1867), Will Eisner (1917), Don Rosa (1951), Bill Finger (1914), and Charles M. Schulz (1922).

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