Did Stan Lee create Marvel? Who Was His First Superhero?

Stan Lee and Marvel

Marvel Universe is a huge universe comprising of superheroes. And worldwide, Marvel is amazingly famous. Many people believe that Stan Lee started the Marvel Universe. And all the work behind it is of Stan’s. Stan Lee is well famous worldwide. He was a whole package. He was a writer, editor, publisher, and producer of comic books. And he is famous for creating a lot of superheroes like Spider-Man, Black Panther, Scarlet Witch, and many more. Today, we will discuss who created Marvel?

Did Stan Lee create Marvel?

Stan Lee

It is true that Stan Lee is the creator of Marvel. But he did this whole with many others. Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko are the ones who helped him on his journey. They all worked together to create these many superheroes. But Stan is known as the backbone of the whole Marvel Universe. The new book True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee by Abraham Riesman says something else. He argues in this book that he just always said to people that he is the creator of Marvel. But as per Abraham and his many interviews while making this book argues that there is no proper and authenticated document that can prove this.

People believed Lee to be a good seller, and maybe that’s why he is famous as the creator of Marvel. But as we and the whole world know, Lee is the creator of the Marvel Universe.

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First Superhero By Lee

Marvel First Superhero

The first superhero by Lee was The Destroyer. Many people say he was like the current Captain America only. The Destroyer first came in the year 1941 in the comic Mystic Comics #6. The story of the Destroyer tells that he was a journalist. His name was Kevin Marlow. He went to Germany. And there, he was caught and tortured by them. But in the end, a scientist found him as a very kind person. And there, he got the super-soldier serum. Many people believe that the origin of many other superheroes came from the Destroyer like Iron Man, Drax, Captain America, etc.

After the Destroyer, the second superhero was Johnny Storm. He is known as the first and founding superhero of the team Fantastic Four. Some people also refer to this superhero as the Human Torch.

Upcoming Projects Of Marvel

Multiverse Madness

There are many upcoming movies and television shows of Marvel. The latest one that came out is Spider-Man: No Way Home. The upcoming ones that are coming in the year 2022 are Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Ms. Marvel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, Moon Knight, and the She-Hulk.

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It seems that 2022 is going to be a year full of Marvel. And not only this but movies are also coming up for the year 2023 and even more. Movies for the year 2023 include The Marvels, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, and the X-Men ’97.

All that’s left now is to wait and enjoy the upcoming movies and shows of the Marvel Universe.