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Comic book legend Stan Lee gets Hollywood star

Comic book creator Stan Lee poses with his wife Joan after he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Comic book creator Stan Lee poses with his wife Joan after he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
January 5, 2011

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LOS ANGELES—There's a new superhero on Hollywood Boulevard.

Comic book legend Stan Lee, creator or co-creator of such Marvel Comics characters as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Fantastic Four and Iron Man, has now been enshrined in concrete.

The 88-year-old Lee unveiled his Walk of Fame sidewalk star on Tuesday in front of the Live Nation Building on Hollywood Boulevard. It's the 2,428th star dedicated on the famous avenue of dreams.

Lee is founder, chairman and chief creative officer of POW! Entertainment.

More than 2 million of Lee's comic books have been published in 75 nations and in 25 languages. His characters have been featured in 24 animated television series and several live-action movies.