Stan Lee’s Most Unforgettable Characters: Spider-Man

Lee’s most famous character made his debut in Amazing Fantasy #15 in August 1962. After being bitten by a radioactive spider during a school field trip, Peter Parker suddenly becoming Spider-Man, armed with the uncanny ability to climb walls and shoot webs—not to mention his superhuman strength. Spider-Man was ranked third on IGN’s Top 100 Comic Book Heroes in 2011 and 2012, the highest ranking of all Marvel characters.