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Stan Lee strikes a Spider-Man pose during a movie premiere in 2015.
Stan Lee strikes a Spider-Man pose during a movie premiere in 2015. REUTERS

His superpower? Putting the ordinary in extraordinary

Entertainment legend Stan Lee died on Monday (Nov 12) at 95, but lives on through a plethora of superhero characters that has enthralled a generation.

The son of Jewish immigrants from Romania, Lee was born in New York and held multiple odd jobs before joining Timely Publications - the predecessor of Marvel Comics - at 17.

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