Stan Lee

1922 - 2018

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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 called Timely Publications which would later become Marvel Comics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stan Lee has received more than 30,224,242 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Stan Lee is the most popular comic artist, the 93rd most popular biography from United States (down from 41st in 2019) and the most popular American Comic Artist.

Stan Lee is most famous for his work as the writer and editor for Marvel Comics. He is credited with co-creating Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Daredevil, the Fantastic Four, and many other comic book characters.

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Among comic artists, Stan Lee ranks 1 out of 174After him are Albert Uderzo, Hergé, René Goscinny, Osamu Tezuka, Joseph Barbera, Carl Barks, Akira Toriyama, Jean Giraud, Matt Groening, Peyo, and Hugo Pratt.

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Among people born in 1922, Stan Lee ranks 4Before him are Judy Garland, José Saramago, and Yitzhak Rabin. After him are Christopher Lee, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Thomas Kuhn, Norodom Sihanouk, Franjo Tuđman, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, and Ava Gardner. Among people deceased in 2018, Stan Lee ranks 5Before him are Stephen Hawking, George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, and Ingvar Kamprad. After him are Charles Aznavour, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Aretha Franklin, Amos Oz, and Isao Takahata.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stan Lee ranks 93 out of 15,968Before him are Debbie Reynolds (1932), Tina Turner (1939), Rosa Parks (1913), Henry David Thoreau (1817), Meryl Streep (1949), and Bill Clinton (1946). After him are Charles Bronson (1921), Michael Douglas (1944), Edwin Hubble (1889), Samuel Morse (1791), Jesse Owens (1913), and Jackson Pollock (1912).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

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

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