Stan Lee is
considered by many to be the godfather of the comic book industry. His career in
comic books spans more than 60 years, but has always been defined by his
dedication to the written word and commitment to excellence in the literary
arts. His passion for teaching and sharing his craft is legendary, and has
spawned hundreds if not thousands of gifted writers and artists who have touched
the lives of millions throughout the world.
Stan’s legacy of
teaching has led to the creation of the Stan Lee Foundation, which is committed
to literacy, writing and the arts. The Foundation will provide guidance,
leadership and resources with other organizations that share its passion for
quality in these fields.
Stan Lee's famous co-creations include Spider-Man®, The Incredible Hulk®,
X-Men®, The Fantastic Four® and Iron Man® among many others. Stan, known to
millions as the man who has created Super Hero characters and stories that
propelled Marvel® Comics to its preeminent position in the comic book industry,
first became publisher of Marvel® Comics in 1972 and is the Chairman Emeritus of
Marvel® Enterprises, Inc.