Stan Lee's legacy is complicated - this new book casts a shadow on it


March 12, 2021

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Stan Lee poses in New York, June 15, 1978.

(JTA) - Stan Lee, arguably the most famous American comic book creator, died at age 95 in 2018. Honoring his Jewish identity, many evoked the phrase "may his memory be a blessing" (coming from the Hebrew "zichrono l'bracha") when reporting on his passing.  

Just what this memory looks like, however, and what it should look like, is a topic that is increasingly up for debate. 

To most people with a passing knowledge of comic books, Lee - who may be best known to the general public for his 30-plus cameos in the many Marvel superhero movies - is believed to be one of the most creative figur...

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