Do I personally know Stan Lee? No, but I wish. I still believe that he is an influential icon out of all the Marvel Studio producers. People define “influential” as having someone you look up to you. “Influential” or “Influence can be defined in many ways. Most of the time, influencers are known as famous people such as celebrities. Although many people argue that having influence is bad because it can make you greedy in power, Stan Lee, originally Stanley Martin Lieber, proves that wrong by using his influence to help other people in his life, including fans. So, who is Stan Lee? Stan Lee was born in 1922 in New York, and unfortunately passed away, recently, in November 12, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. Lee was an American comic book writer, editor, and publisher who was active from the 1940s to the 2010s. He is best known for his work with Marvel Comics. In addition to his work in other media, Lee wrote books on comics and on his own life. His dedication to his career proves to be a great reason for being influential. He changed the way people looked at comics and how they were created. He built his personality into the comics he created so that he knows that whoever was reading them would get enjoyment from them. In spite of the fact that he faced a lot of hardships and criticisms in his life, Stan Lee deserves to be recognized as an influential person because he used his vision to see others and himself improve in their knowledge throughout life, while revolutionizing the comic industry, giving the world an abundance of content to enjoy and giving back to the people in every way possible. Throughout Stan Lee’s life he inspires others to work harder and get through their problems because in the end it will always be worth the hardships you had to deal with. Lee accomplished many things during his lifetime, and it really showed that he was passionate in what he was doing. We should all keep in mind that Stan Lee changed comics forever. He inspired people. He influenced people. Stan Lee’s legacy will always, and forever will, be remembered for sure.