A Terrible Year in the Life of Stan Lee: A Retrospective

Over the past year, Bleeding Cool has been running a considerable number of stories regarding Stan Lee's personal life and how they have impacted the headlines. There was a time when I commented how unusual it was to see TMZ running Stan Lee stories, but of late that has become a daily occurrence.

Recently there seemed to be a beginning of the end to the circumstances that have seen so many sued, so many allegations thrown back and forth, and so much energy expended over a 95-year-old man who by all rights should be retired and living his life in relaxation with his family, friends, and colleagues. But even as I type this, I am hearing stories that may blow this whole thing open again.

But if you wanted to catch up with his truly horrendous year, here's a timeline. Note: none of the serious allegations against Stan have seemed to have moved forward, and a number of stories seem to have been fabricated for the media to generate a climate of fear for Stan Lee that others could exploit. And as it stands, he has a court-appointed guardian to look after his interests, accountable to the Los Angeles courts.

A Terrible Year in the Life of Stan Lee: A Retrospective

So here's how the last year looked from Bleeding Cool's perspective. And it's something that not even Stan Lee could have concocted…

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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