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List Rules The best comic book characters originally created by Stan Lee

Stan "The Man" Lee is the most iconic and innovative comic creators of all time. He invented, or had a part in creating, over 339 (!) characters throughout his 50+ years in the comics industry. Which Stan Lee characters are the best? Now's your chance to vote and decide which Stan Lee comic book characters is the greatest.

Lee was responsible for ushering in the age of the realistic, down to earth, underdog type characters when the standard was the bright, shiny Superman type. They famously turned him down dozens of times when he brought them the idea of Spider-Man stating that not only was he too downtrodden, but that nobody liked spiders so it would never sell. The only reason Spider-Man (one of the most recognizable figures in the world) exists is that he snuck it into an already cancelled magazine, Amazing Fantasy, in their last issue and it sold like hotcakes.

So here, we acknowledge the man who's earned every single one of his Marvel movie cameos for his contribution to the world of comics. These are the best comic book characters created by Stan Lee
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Spider-Man Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man, Dying Wish

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2
1,260 398
Hulk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

3
1,236 389
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

4
1,251 408
Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
jrdale1 added Iron Man Iron Man (vol. 4), Iron Man: Extremis Motion Comic, Civil War

5
1,148 372
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
The Avengers

6
1,003 354
Thor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Thor Journey into Mystery

7
939 329
Professor X is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

8
842 412
Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Daredevil Daredevil, Volume 2, Daredevil: The Man Without Fear

9
758 360
Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Doctor Strange The New Avengers

10
759 380
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

11
758 388
Silver Surfer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

12
773 408
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

13
663 339
Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Black Panther

14
476 214
Loki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

15
719 380
Beast is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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482 225
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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631 344
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
charlesminorversion1 added Juggernaut

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628 360
Iceman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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658 408
Cyclops is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Cyclops Astonishing X-Men

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575 346
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

21
559 341
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

22
549 345
Nick Fury is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Nick Fury Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos

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576 369
Human Torch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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561 373
Hawkeye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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547 369
Thing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Thing Marvel 1602

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495 338
Green Goblin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Green Goblin Marvel 1602

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458 334
Dr. Otto Octavius is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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486 360
Angel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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466 348
Quicksilver is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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424 314
Henry Pym is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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437 327
Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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424 326
Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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460 366
Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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391 301
Odin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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411 364
Gwen Stacy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Gwen Stacy The Amazing Spider-Man

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372 324
Falcon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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389 350
J. Jonah Jameson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
J. Jonah Jameson The Amazing Spider-Man

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388 362
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Invisible Woman Marvel 1602

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314 288
Black Bolt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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368 350
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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346 328
Sandman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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333 333
Wasp is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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313 319
Rhino is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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300 312
Sif is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Sif

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281 293
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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323 346
Mister Fantastic is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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253 260
Ronan the Accuser is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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308 336
Harry Osborn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Harry Osborn The Amazing Spider-Man

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271 301
Abomination is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee

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240 264
Adam Warlock is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee