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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 Comics which would later become Marvel Comics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stan Lee has received more than 33,770,247 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia. Stan Lee is the most popular comic artist, the 95th most popular biography from United States (down from 93rd 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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  • 5.31

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

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Among people born in 1922, Stan Lee ranks 2Before him is José Saramago. After him are Yitzhak Rabin, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Thomas Kuhn, Christopher Lee, Judy Garland, Norodom Sihanouk, Ava Gardner, Pierre Cardin, Erich Hartmann, and Franjo Tuđman. Among people deceased in 2018, Stan Lee ranks 7Before him are Stephen Hawking, Aretha Franklin, George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, Charles Aznavour, and Ingvar Kamprad. After him are Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Charles K. Kao, Amos Oz, and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stan Lee ranks 95 out of 18,182Before him are Charles Bronson (1921), Frank Sinatra (1915), Harrison Ford (1942), Joan Baez (1941), Henry David Thoreau (1817), and Ted Bundy (1946). After him are William James (1842), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), Chuck Norris (1940), Meryl Streep (1949), Jim Morrison (1943), and Richard Feynman (1918).

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), Jack Kirby (1917), 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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