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Disney Legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby honored at D23Expo
Marvel has become a huge part of Disney over the last few years with epic box office numbers.
Their formula for making movies hits a home run almost every time and it wouldn’t be possible without the Marvel Comic Book creator Stan Lee. Stan Lee is one of the newest members of the Disney Legends Club. Disney Legend Stan Lee thanked Jack Kirby and gave him some of the credit for what Marvel is today. They worked hard to create those amazing comic book characters that we all know and love today. Jack Kirby has passed but he was also recognized and awarded the title Disney Legend this past weekend at the D23Expo. We were able to capture some videos from the presentations: Tribute to Marvel creators Stan Lee and Jack Kirby: Tribute to Jack Kirby: STAN LEE got a job as an office assistant at a comic publisher in 1939 called Timely Comics—forerunner of the powerhouse we all know as Marvel. Stan made his debut with a Captain America story in 1941, and by the next year, at the age of just 18, he was promoted to editor.
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