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.