Rob Liefeld Slams Marvel Comics for Wrongfully Crediting Stan Lee as Captain America’s Creator

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Stan Lee may have created many of the Marvel heroes and heroines that we've come to love, but the Marvel comic book legend certainly didn't create Captain Marvel.

Marvel Comics just recently made the error of crediting Stan Lee as the co-creator of Captain America, and it looks like Deadpool comic book creator Rob Liefeld didn't take the mistake too lightly. Posting on Twitter, Liefeld slammed Marvel Comics after the publishing house credited Lee as one of the creators of Captain America in the credits page of the most recent issue of Captain America: The End.

"Hey, @marvel, I assure you that Stan Lee did not create Captain America. This is awful and a slight to Joe Simon and his family. Get it together!" Liefeld wrote on his post on Twitter.

Check out the tweet down here:


To help readers brush up on their comic book history, Captain America's creation was always credited to Jack Kirby and Joe Simon during their time working at Timely comics. Lee also worked at Timely Comics during that time, however, the Marvel comic book legend was never really credited as the creator of the First Avenger.

Marvel Comics made a terrible mistake of switching Simon's name with Lee's. While it's obvious that Marvel Comics didn't switch the names on purpose, the publication's editing team should have been more careful. Liefeld does make a strong point – the mistake is a slight to Simon and to the comic book writer's family. We're hoping that Marvel tries its best to make up for their little error.

Lee's final on-screen appearance was in Avengers: Endgame which is now available on Digital HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD.

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