The Marvel Age of Comics
Stan Lee in 1972, around the time of “A Marvel-ous Evening With Stan Lee” and at the point where he segued from being marvel’s main writer and editor to becoming its Publisher and President.

Stan Lee in 1972, around the time of “A Marvel-ous Evening With Stan Lee” and at the point where he segued from being marvel’s main writer and editor to becoming its Publisher and President.

From MENACE #7 in 1953, here’s a great Stan Lee/Joe Maneely story that presages Marvel characters like the Hulk.

Letter sent by Stan Lee to Jerry Bails in response to the very first review of FANTASTIC FOUR #1 printed in the fanzines (and written by future Marvel scribe Roy Thomas). At the time this letter was sent, FANTASTIC FOUR #1 had been on sale for less than a month.

Letter sent by Stan Lee to Jerry Bails in response to the very first review of FANTASTIC FOUR #1 printed in the fanzines (and written by future Marvel scribe Roy Thomas). At the time this letter was sent, FANTASTIC FOUR #1 had been on sale for less than a month.

From PIZZAZZ Magazine, how the Spider-Man newspaper strip by Stan Lee and John Romita is created.

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR #125 by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott.
This was the last regular issue scripted by Stan Lee.

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR #125 by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott.

This was the last regular issue scripted by Stan Lee.

Stan Lee.

Stan Lee.

Stan Lee with Jim Shooter, circa 1981.

Stan Lee with Jim Shooter, circa 1981.

Stan Lee and friend.

Stan Lee and friend.

Stan Lee in 1972, right at the point where he stopped writing comics regularly.

Stan Lee in 1972, right at the point where he stopped writing comics regularly.

Stan Lee in 1983 - unclothed.

Stan Lee in 1983 - unclothed.