Stan Lee was a comic book writer and publisher who was a native of the USA. He was one of the creators of superheroes such as the Fantastic Four, The Avengers and Captain America. He later created several comic book characters including Spider-Man. Lee was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1995. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2008 from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Stan Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber in New York City in 1922. Following graduation from high school in 1939 he joined a comic company. The company would eventually became Marvel Comics with Lee as editorial director and publisher. Marvel grew to become a multimedia corporation creating characters such as X-Men, the Hulk and Thor.
Stan Lee, comic book writer, publisher and creator of characters like Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Hulk and Thor was born in the year 1922 On This Day.