Stan Lee tribute event announced for Jan. 30 in Hollywood
One of the greatest storytellers of all-time is getting a tribute of super heroic proportions! The legendary Stan Lee will be remembered, celebrated and honored at Excelsior! A celebration of the amazing, fantastic, incredible and uncanny life of Stan Lee on Wednesday, January 30 at Hollywood's iconic TCL Chinese Theatre where fans and friends will memorialize one of the greatest storytellers of all-time. Fans wishing to attend “Excelsior! A Stan Lee Celebration” can get a limited number of tickets which are available now at legionm.com/stantribute. All net proceeds from the event’s ticket sales will go to the non-profit charitable organization The Hero Initiative, a charity supporting comic book creators, artists and writers in need.
Kevin Smith, Legion M and Agents of Mayhem, in partnership with Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment, will hold a public appreciation of Stan's life and work in the Chinese theatre's forecourt. Included in the celebration will be fan-favorite speakers, an art exhibit celebrating Stan’s legacy by famed pop-culture artist Rob Prior, select costumes and props from Stan’s cameos and creations, a musical performance and a special moment of remembrance centered around Stan Lee’s hand and foot imprint. The official tribute is open to fans. However, there are only a limited number of tickets available at legionm.com/stantribute.
Both companies are working in close partnership with Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment, the multimedia company founded in 2001 by the iconic comic book creator Stan Lee with his friend and business partner Gill Champion, who is the company’s president. Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment is the sole owner of the Stan Lee name and all new original content he created since 2001. Under the leadership of CEO Scott D. Williams and Gill Champion, the company has been and will continue to be the guardian of Stan Lee’s legacy and is excited to roll out new projects and new adventures Stan had been working on.
Producers of the tribute event plan to announce additional details for the event soon via social media feeds. Details of specific speakers, performers and other activities will be shared on the social channels for Kevin Smith, Legion M, Agents of Mayhem, and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. (@TheRealStanLee, @ThatKevinSmith, @LegionMofficial, @AgentsofMayhem). So, keep your eyes open and even if you can't make it the actual memorial celebration, spend a part of January 30 remembering the man who made Marvel what it is today. Excelsior!