Time to put down the phone/turn off the TV/close the computer and get back to basics (after you read this article, of course). We’re talking about entertainment that’s not digital or battery-powered – AND, it celebrates Stan The Man, to boot!
One of the hallmarks of the Marvel Age of Comics, which started with Fantastic Four #1 in late 1961, was superhero team-ups. Since Stan Lee both wrote and edited most of the titles, he would have characters “randomly” show up in other titles, which helped cross-promote all the Marvel comicbooks.
It’s Trivia Tuesday! Which of the below characters did Stan Lee co-create?
It’s Trivia Tuesday! Can you guess which of the below characters Stan Lee co-created?
Many comicbook aficionados are aware that Stan Lee, along with Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and many others, are best known for their game-changing origin stories of superheroes such as the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, and numerous others at the dawn of the Marvel Age of Comics.
Stan Lee often joked that there should be a new category created for the Academy Awards: Best Cameo Appearance in a Film. Of course, this was so that Stan, the self-proclaimed King of Cameos, would have a good chance of being nominated and even winning an Oscar for this new category.
Stan Lee helped bring major African American heroes to the forefront of comics with the Black Panther, co-created with Jack Kirby, on the pages of Fantastic Four #52 in 1966, and then with the Falcon, co-created with Gene Colan, in Captain America #117 three years later.
It’s Trivia Tuesday! Which of these characters did Stan Lee have a hand in co-creating?
Stan Lee did plenty that we can call “special” with his unmatched legacy of stories and characters which have successfully been featured in comics, prose, television and film. We can all celebrate Stan’s world-changing achievements today. This blog is not about what he did, but how he did it, i.e. what were the tools of Stan Lee’s trade?
It’s Trivia Tuesday! Which of these characters did Stan Lee co-create?