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