Learning - General Education | 3-18 yrs

The Real Life Superhero - Stan Lee (1922-2018)


Stan Lee, the legend, writer and creator of world's greatest superhero icons, including The Hulk, Thor and Spider-Man, is no more. He was loved and cherished by people of all ages. Whether you devoured the Spider-Man comics as a 10-year-old or religiously followed the X-Men movie series, as an adult, needless to say, Lee impacted the lives of many.

"Another definition of a hero is someone who is concerned about other people’s well-being, and will go out of his or her way to help them — even if there is no chance of a reward. That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt, a real superhero.” — Stan Lee in an interview.

Flip through this ClipBook and share it with your child to educate him about some interesting trivia about the real hero's life. And tell your little one that a real hero doesn't have to wear a cape or have superpowers.


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