Last night the world was thrown into mourning as one of the greatest comic writers, Stan Lee, died aged 95.
Stan, before his death co-created most of our childhood Super-heroes such as; Spiderman, Fantastic Four, Thor and many others.
Stan Lee was a man of many sides, according to Micheal Chabon, Stan Lee was an “Unshakeable Humanist”.
Here is Stan Lee’s gradual ascension to greatness.
- He was born to Romanian-born Jewish immigrant parents.
- His real name was Stanley Martin Lieber.
- He was so smart that He graduated from high school at 16
- He landed an Editor Position at 17 years old.
- Before his comic career, He worked writing obituaries for a news service and press releases for the National Tuberculosis Center.
- Joined the US Army in 1942.
- Captain America was his first big break.
- He was a Philanthropist
- His Wife was also his Barber.
Stan Lee will always be remembered for his role in making comic books and movies very popular and also interesting.