Favorite characters created by Stan Lee U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the favorite characters created by Stan Lee among adults in the United States as of November 2018. The data shows that ten percent of respondents said that the X-Men character Wolverine was their favorite Stan Lee creation. At the top of the ranking was Spider-Man, with 22 percent of respondents citing the superhero as their favorite.

Stan Lee was a popular American comic book writer as well as an editor and publisher, and co-created Marvel in 1961. Over the course of his career, Lee won several awards for his work and has a star dedicated to him on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The writer also made frequent cameo appearances in films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. After his passing in November 2018 aged 95 years old, Roy Thomas was named as Lee's succeeding editor-in-chief at Marvel.

Favorite characters created by Stan Lee according to adults in the United States as of November 2018

Share of respondents
Spider-Man22%
Wolverine10%
Iron Man9%
The Hulk8%
Thor7%
Black Panther6%
Doctor Strange3%
Daredevil2%
Mystique1%
Storm1%
Hawkeye1%
Scarlet Witch1%
Professor X1%
Black Widow1%
Nick Fury1%
Ant-Man1%
Other3%
Don't know11%
N/A - I don't like any characters created by Stan Lee14%
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 13 to 14, 2018

Number of respondents

1,227 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: 'Which, if any, of the following characters created by Stan Lee is your favorite?'

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