“Spider-Man got his start as a fly on the wall of Marvel’s Stan Lee”

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Spider-Man got his start as a fly on the wall of Marvel’s Stan Lee

Brainstorming in the ’60s for a new superhero led to the superinsect concept — an idea that was rejected at first as ‘the worst idea’ ever at the company

BY ETHAN SACKS

Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

If this article is an example of the kind of “journalism” going on at a newspaper like the Daily News, no wonder newspapers are going out of business.