9 Unknown Facts About Marvel Comics Writer Stan Lee

#1- Stan Lee was born on 28 December 1922, in New York City, U.S. His real name is Stanley Martin Lieber.

#2- During his adolescence, Stan Lee worked odd jobs to support his family, such as delivering sandwiches, being a theatre usher, being an office boy.

#3- Before becoming an artist, Stan Lee served in the American Army for three years. He joined the army during World War II.

#4- In 1939, Stan Lee worked as a gofer and editorial assistant at Timely Comics. He made his comic book debut in 1941.

#5- In 2013, Stan Lee also created the main character of an Indian animated superhero film. The film was "Chakra: The Invisible."

#6- In his 70-year career, Stan Lee co-created more than 300 superhero characters for Marvel Comics.

#7- Stan Lee had a cameo in almost every Marvel movie until his death in 2018. He made a total of 22 cameos, from Iron Man to Avengers: Endgame.

#8- Stan Lee always used to write the Latin word "Excelsior" at the end of every comic that he wrote. The meaning of this word is "ever upward."

#9- Stan Lee, who created lots of iconic characters, is also known as "the Father of American Superheroes."

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