4 November 2017

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Spider-Man Co-Creator Stan Lee Added To Star-Studded Lineup Of ACE Comic Con Arizona

Stan Lee will be available for dual photo opportunities with Captain America (Chris Evans) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland), as well as a triple photo opportunity with both characters together. Additionally, Lee will be doing solo photo opportunities and autograph sessions, and take part in a panel discussion which will be live streamed to fans around the world.

ACE Comic Con Arizona Poster
ACE Comic Con Arizona Poster (PRNewsfoto/ACE Universe)
Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, world-renowned comic book writer and former publisher of Marvel Comics; has been added to the star-studded lineup for ACE Comic Con Arizona, which will take place Jan. 13-15 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.

Lee is known as the creative force behind Marvel Comics and was a co-creator for numerous popular Marvel characters. He also is credited with re-launching Marvel's Captain America in the 1960s.

"We are committed to bringing fans the best of the best guests, and today's announcement reinforces this commitment," said Stephen Shamus, President of ACE Universe. "Stan Lee is an iconic figure, and having the opportunity to take a Photo Op with his superhero creations come to life - Captain America & Spider-Man (Chris Evans & Tom Holland), will create a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Taking a Photo Op with all three will be a truly historic moment."
Lee will be available for dual photo opportunities with Captain America (Chris Evans) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland), as well as a triple photo opportunity with both characters together. Additionally, Lee will be doing solo photo opportunities and autograph sessions, and take part in a panel discussion which will be live streamed to fans around the world.

Lee also will participate in "Comic Con" night at the Arizona Coyotes – Edmonton Oilers game on Friday, Jan. 12, the night before the kickoff of ACE Comic Con Arizona. Lee will be on hand to drop the puck to start the game, and a variety of other ACE Comic Con Arizona artists and vendors will be available on the concourse for autographs signings and merchandise sales.

ACE Comic Con Arizona officials announced one additional change to the weekend lineup. Hayley Atwell (Agent Peggy Carter – Captain America), who was scheduled to appear both Saturday and Sunday, will now only appear on Sunday as she booked a role in a play. All Saturday ticket holders with VIP packages, photo ops or autographs including Hayley will be notified via email with instructions on how to exchange tickets for Sunday, or to get a refund.

Along with Evans and Holland, other confirmed guests include: 

  • Sebastian Stan (The Winter Soldier – Captain America
  • Anthony Mackie (The Falcon – Captain America
  • Hayley Atwell (Agent Peggy Carter – Captain America) 
  • Laura Harrier (Liz – Spider-Man: Homecoming)  
  • Jacob Batalon (Ned – Spider-Man: Homecoming
More guests will be announced soon, including superstars from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
VIP Admissions, Photo Ops and Autographs can be purchased here, while General Admission Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster Additional ticketing information also can be found at aceuniverse.com
ACE Comic Con Arizona is the second of the new ACE Comic Cons, with the debut event set to take place at NYCB Live: Home of the Veterans Memorial Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, NY, Dec. 8-10. In addition to these two shows, ACE Universe will announce more 2018 dates, cities and ticket information at aceuniverse.com and on the ACE Comic Con social channels at Facebook.com/acecomicon or @acecomiccon on Instagram and Twitter.

About Stan Lee:
Stan Lee  - Co-Creator - Spider-Man, The Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, The Avengers, Loki, Dr. Doom
(Via aceuniverse.com)
Stan Lee, the chief creative force behind the rise of Marvel Comics, brought to life some of the world’s most famous heroes and infamous villains, including Spider-Man, The Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, The Avengers, Loki, and Dr. Doom. His stories featured heroes and villains that were more psychologically complex than had ever been seen previously, inspiring legions of fans.

According to his autobiography, Excelsior, “Lee put the human in the superhuman.” 

As a producer, writer, editor, publisher, actor, host and executive, and idol to many, Stan ‘the Man’ Lee has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry having created or co-created 90% of Marvel’s most recognized characters. These creations have spawned books, films, television series, video games, web series, Broadway shows and more, offering a steady stream of box office.

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