12 Half-Truths, Embellished Stories, And Outright Lies By Stan Lee

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12 Half-Truths, Embellished Stories, And Outright Lies By Stan Lee

As comic fans, we're all familiar with Stan Lee. He's one of the most iconic and influential creators in the industry, and his work on Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Hulk, Black Panther, and so many more is celebrated by millions around the world. But lately, it seems like Stan Lee is trying to rewrite history. In a series of recent interviews, he's been making some pretty outrageous claims that just don't add up. Let's take a closer look at what he's saying and set the record straight once and for all.

By most accounts, Stan Lee wasn't a bad guy. But a new biography, True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee, makes it clear Stan wasn’t above stretching the truth -- especially when it came to claiming credit for nearly everything in the Marvel Universe. Here are 12 times Lee got lost in the land of exaggeration and hyperbole.  

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