Stan Lee definitely encases all of the saying that states ‘The Man, The Myth, The Legend’. This incredibly gifted and talented man made our dreams come to life when brought us into the world of Marvel Superheroes. Now, this legend is about to make his mark on history, literally. On July 18th, the eve of San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), Stan Lee will put his handprints and footprints in the cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX, presented by Legion M, ICON; celebratin Stan Lee.
This will be the first ever hand print-footprint ceremony in TCL history to be organized and hosted by the fans.
“Stan Lee gave us the heroes that fueled our imagination and aspirations” said Kevin Smith, Filmmaker, Actor, Writer, Comedian and Stan Lee Fan. “Now, WE, the fans, are coming together to give this permanent monument and tribute to the man that gave us so much.”
Stan ‘The Man’ Lee, chief creator of Marvel Comics, has left an incredible mark on the entertainment history, having created or co-created 90% of some of the worlds most amazing heroes and notorious villains. Many of Stan’s creations have been portrayed into Movies, TV Shows and even Broadway Musicals.
“On behalf of Stan Lee and Stan Lee Collectibles, we’re deeply moved and appreciative of the groundswell of fan support Stan has always enjoyed, and we’re grateful that his fans have united together with Legion M to give him this great honor,” says Stan Lee Collectibles CEO Max Anderson.
This year, Stan celebrates his 95th birthday and 70th wedding anniversary. In addition to these personal achievements, he will also be celebrating the 78th anniversary of the day he first started as an assistant filling inkwells at Timely Comics – now Marvel Comics – which over a lifetime of work he helped turn into one of the biggest and most well-known media brands in the world.
Source: TCL CHINESE THEATRE IMAX® Press Release
Julia recently published her first novel, titled; Anomic. She is currently co-authoring a novel called ‘Snow Falls’. She has a B.A in Communications with concentrations in Professional Writing and Public Relations. She is also in the United States Army Reserves as a Military Police Officer, and is currently in the process of going back to school for her Masters Degree in Business. When she isn’t writing, she is co-owner of a film production studio called ‘Valentine Productions LLC’ and she frequently spends her weekends acting in films, or being a stuntwoman.