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Stan Lee's legacy is as complicated as the Marvel Universe

Stan Lee was best known for ushering in a new era of superheroes, but he leaves behind a controversial legacy.
Comic book writer and creator Stan Lee died on November 12, 2018. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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The day after Stan Lee's death, we look at the comic book legend's impact on popular culture. And New York Magazine and Vulture staff writer Abraham Riesman explains why Stan Lee's legacy is just a complicated as the superhero stories he helped create.

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