Stanley Lieber was just 17 when he got his first job at Timely Comics in 1939. Since then, the man now known as Stan Lee has launched a comic book empire, made Marvel Comics a household name, and created iconic superheroes such as Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four. In his 90s, Stan Lee is still dreaming up caped crusaders and masked vigilantes. Series Information With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was…? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life, introduces his or her major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, a bibliography, and suggestions for further research.