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'Deadpool' Co-Creator Reveals Risque Gag Stan Lee Asked Him to Change in New Animated Series 'Cosmic Crusaders'

Tue Jul 19 14:02:45 EDT 2016 | The Hollywood Reporter
Before Fabian Nicieza helped revolutionize comics as the co-creator of Deadpool, he was a 20-something kid who'd just landed a job at Marvel. One of his first assignments? Interviewing comics icon Stan Lee for a Marvel magazine — something that he admits terrified him at the time, but turned out well because Lee put him at ease. Now, 30 years later, Nicieza and Lee have launched a project together, the new animated series, Stan Lee's Cosmic Crusaders. Lee voice stars in the series and ..

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