Listen: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Book History discussed on Coast to Coast AM
"Stan Lee one of the towering figures in comic book history has died at age ninety five Stanley Martin Lieber was born in Manhattan in nineteen twenty two and began working at timely comics at seventeen I heard there was a job opening at this publishing company. And I was the fist proofreader you ever saw. Because I enjoyed those stories I couldn't wait to read them. And then they let me do some writing. Because there was nobody else around the early nineteen sixties small company was now, marvel comics and STAN Lee was teamed with artist Jack Kirby to create new superheroes. I wanted to change the name. I felt that we had we had started something new new kind of superheroes. We big fan following there. I was the fantastic four which started a run of iconic characters heroes with human flaws that would define marvel Spiderman the X men saw iron man and more first of all you have to have a character. Whether it's super hero or not the people care about your Lee. Terror must be someone you can understand relate to and see the care about and you want to do. Well, these gift for promotion, both of comics and himself helped take the entire media to another level. After retiring, he lived to watch marvel go from comics to global media giant breaking box office records with the heroes. He created and making lighthearted cameos in almost all taken the things that I created. And they're making them look better than ever. And I'm getting the credit Britney doing all the work. It's the greatest situation. We remember the true hero of the marvel comics universe. Stan lee. Stephen Ted in the morning time for Monday's with the mayor, which tummy or Jeff lung with us this morning. Warnings are good morning. What."