Stanley Martin Lieber was an American producer, editor, publisher, and comic book writer. Stanley was born on the 28th of December 1922 in New York City, New York. He belongs to a Romanian-Jewish family. His parents are Jack Lieber and Celia.

Stan had a younger brother named Larry Lieber. He had his schooling from dewitt Clinton High School, Bronx. In 1939, Stan became the assistant at comic-book publisher Martin Goodman’s company Timely Comics of Pulp Magazine with the help of his uncle. His first superhero creation was the Destroyer in 1941. Stan became the interim editor at the very young age of 19.

Lee and Jack Kirby together created their first superhero team named Fantastic Four, based on the previous comics of Kirby’s superhero team, Challengers of the unknown. Fantastic Four became so popular, and Lee started working with Kirby and created more characters like Hulk, Iron Man, the X-Men, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Spiderman and many more.

They also made another superhero team just like Fantastic Four and created the new team The Avengers with these superheroes. Lee and Kirby also made themselves as characters in the comic books who appeared as the cameos in these. In 2008, Marvel started their own production house who started producing films based on the comics. “Iron Man” was their first film, which was an immense hit. They started producing more films like Hulk, Captain America, Thor, and a few more. Later they also combined their superheroes for their first cross-over “The Avengers.” Lee also appeared in these films as a special appearance.

They continued producing the sequels of these movies and more superhero films. They divided their films as phases, and Marvel recently completed their Phase IV. Stan Lee was also a part of United States Army in 1942 before he started the Marvel Comics. He was the member of signal groups who had to repair telegraph poles and some other communication equipment.

Later he was transferred to a filming department where he had to make videos and cartoons supporting their army. He married Joan Clayton Boocock in the 5th of December 1947. Stan and Joan had a daughter together whose name was Joan Celia Lee in 1950. Stan Lee died on the 12th of November 2018 in Los Angeles, California due to a cardiac arrest with respiratory failure. Later the family said that Stan was fighting pneumonia.

Mike Mignola English Actor

Mike Mignola

Mike Mignola is a comic book writer and artist born on September 16, 1960. He was born in Berkeley, California. He has done his graduation in BFA in illustration from California College of the Arts. He started his career in 1980 in The Comic Reader by illustrating spots. His first piece was published in the comic reader#183; it was a spot illustration of Red Sonja. In 1981 he got his first front cover published in The Comic Reader#196. He worked as the inker in many comics such as Marvel's Daredevil, Powerman and The Iron Fist, The Incredible Hulk, Alpha Fight and The Rocket Raccoon. He started working for DC Comics in 1987. He was the one who produced World of Krypton and Phantom Stranger limited series. Mignola made Cosmic Odyssey in 1988. It was a miniseries. He made the cover to the various Batman series such as "Dark Knight, Dark City." And “Batman: A Death in the Family." He has worked on the cover and the content of the many comics of Marvels and DC Comic. He also co-produced series such as "Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser" for epic comic and "Ironwolf: Fires of the Revolution" from 1990 to 1992. He illustrated the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula" for Francis Ford Coppola in 1992. Mike was the production designer for the film "Atlantis: the Lost Empire," a Disney movie in 2001. He also worked as a concept artist in "Blade 2", a Del Toro movie in 2002. Mignola was the concept artist for the "Brave" by Pixar. He worked on the character design of the" Batman: The Animated Series" in 1991. He recreated the Batman costume for comic "Batman: Gotham by Gaslight" that also appeared in "Batman: The Brave and the Bold." Mignola was involved in the production of the movie "Hellboy" when it was made by Guillermo Del Toro. He wrote the screen-play of the film and also its sequel. His "The Amazing Screw-On Head" was featured on Sci-Fi Channel in 2006. Mignola has also written novels like "Father Gaetano's Puppet Catechism" in 2012,"Baltimore or The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire" (2007), and "Joe Golem and the Drowning City: An Illustrated Novel" in 2012. He has written the entire novel with co-author Christopher Golden. His work made him win many awards such as Eagle Award for favorite Comics Writer/Artist and Harvey Award for Best Artist.

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