LOS ANGELES When he got his start in the 1940s, Stan Lee was embarrassed by his profession.
I would meet someone at a party, and they would ask what I did and I would say, Im a writer, then start to walk away, the man who helped create Spider-Man and other famed superheroes recalled years later.
Pressed for more details, he would say he wrote for magazines. And if the questions kept coming?
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