The world knew Stan Lee through his comics. The man created some of the greatest superheroes and most beloved stories of all time—including Iron Man, Spider-Man and Captain American, just to name a few.
But there was much more to know about this marvel of man behind his superhumans. In fact, Stan Lee’s life was just as mythical and amazing as the characters in the panels!
As the comic book mourn the loss of one of its founding fathers, we take a look at some of the most interesting facts about Stan Lee. From his first cameo to his real name, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the legendary comic book creator. Excelsior!