Stan Lee reveals his favorite comic book movie

We’re living in an age of the comic book movie. Where once we had to look at pictures of larger-than-life heroes and read about their exploits, now we’re seeing them all come to life on the big screen. For many fans, this is a dream come true. And you can thank Stan Lee for this.

Well, there are several people you can thank, but most of the characters, at least in the Marvel movies, were created by Stan the Man. If it wasn’t for him, we wouldn’t have Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and dozens more. He created the foundation upon which these films are based.

But which one of these movies does Stan think is better than the rest? A lucky fan got the chance to ask him this question during a Q&A on Facebook. And the answer… won’t surprise you in the slightest.

“I think my favorite comic book movie was the first one that was such a hit, the first Spider-Man,” the icon replied. “After that, everything else seemed easy.”

Spider-Man, which starred Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe, was unbelievably successful, both critically and commercially and, with the help of the original X-Men film, paved the way for the future of comic book movies. One could argue that X-Men started it all, but Spider-Man solidified the idea that comic book movies could be incredibly lucrative. We all know how that turned out.

Via: Cinemablend

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