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Comic book icon Stan Lee in a 2004 photo

Stan Lee

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Comic book writer Stan Lee

He was the leading creative force behind the rise of Marvel Comics and is responsible for many of the best-known comic book heroes. Forty years ago, he co-created the character Spider-Man. He also helped create The X-Men, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk. He is Chairman Emeritus of Marvel Enterprises, and was executive producer of the recent film, Spider-Man, which is now out on video. Lee's new book is called Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee. This interview first aired June 4, 2002.

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Comic Book Writer Stan Lee

Comic book writer Stan Lee. He was the leading creative force behind the rise of Marvel Comics and is responsible for many of the best-known comic book heroes. Forty years ago, he co-created the character Spider-Man. He also helped create The X-Men, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk. He is now Chairman Emeritus of Marvel Enterprises, and is executive producer of the new movie, Spider-Man. It stars Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe and Kirsten Dunst. His new book is called Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee.

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From the Archives: Stan Lee Discusses Marvel Comics.

Cartoonist Stan Lee-- the creator of such Marvel comic book superheroes as Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, and The X-Men. He joined Marvel comic books at the age of 16, more than 40 years ago. The movie The X-Men, based on his comics, opens this weekend. (ORIGINAL BROADCAST: 10/17/91)

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