Comic book legend Stan Lee dies at 95

National News

November 13, 2018 - 11:06 AM

Stan Lee

LOS ANGELES — When he got his start in the 1940s, Stan Lee was embarrassed by his profession.

“I would meet someone at a party, and they would ask what I did and I would say, ‘I’m a writer,’ then start to walk away,” the man who helped create Spider-Man and other famed superheroes recalled years later.

Pressed for more details, he would say he wrote for magazines. And if the questions kept coming?