Total Nerd The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee  

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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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1
2,363 648
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man, Dying Wish
2
1,821 544
Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Timetraveler55 added Iron Man (vol. 4), Iron Man: Extremis Motion Comic, Civil War
3
1,656 483
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
The Avengers
4
1,503 440
Thor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Journey into Mystery
5
1,735 538
Hulk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
6
1,597 559
Magneto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
7
1,261 485
Professor X is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
8
1,161 467
Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
The New Avengers
9
779 325
Loki is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
10
1,024 467
Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
11
750 330
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
12
1,010 496
Silver Surfer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
13
1,017 505
Doctor Doom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
14
1,140 580
Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Daredevil, Volume 2, Daredevil: The Man Without Fear
15
1,006 516
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
16
920 493
Beast is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
17
784 432
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
18
848 498
Cyclops is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Astonishing X-Men
19
795 469
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
charlesminorversion1 added
20
735 428
Nick Fury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos
21
753 444
Human Torch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
22
724 437
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
23
766 470
Iceman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
24
726 460
Hawkeye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
25
699 452
Thing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comic Book Characters Created by Stan Lee
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