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Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee released from hospital, says he’s doing fine

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee was admitted to a hospital Wednesday night, but the 95-year-old has been released and says he’s feeling fine.

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“All I really want to do is tell you that I’m feeling great,” Lee told ABC Los Angeles station KABC in an exclusive Skype interview on Thursday.

In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, comic book writer Stan Lee strikes a Spider-Man pose at the Extraordinary: Stan Lee tribute event at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif.AP
In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, comic book writer Stan Lee strikes a “Spider-Man” pose at the “Extraordinary: Stan Lee” tribute event at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif.

“I figured a little check up wouldn’t be bad for me. And in fact it turned out to be pretty good, it got me a lot of publicity,” said Lee. “I’m feeling good now and I can’t wait to get in there and tangle with all the competition.”

Lee told KABC he will be back on his normal schedule this weekend, traveling and meeting fans.

PHOTO: Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee places his handprints in cement during a ceremony at the TCL Chinese theatre in Los Angeles, July 18, 2017. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee places his handprints in cement during a ceremony at the TCL Chinese theatre in Los Angeles, July 18, 2017.

“It’s nice to know that somewhere in the world there are still people who care about what I say or do,” he said.

Health issues have impeded Lee, who keeps a busy schedule traveling to comic book conventions around the country, in the past. KABC reported that last year he had to cancel appearances at two comic conventions.

Stan Lee and Chadwick Boseman, of Marvels Black Panther, speak at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Stan Lee and Chadwick Boseman, of Marvel’s “Black Panther,” speak at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Lee is credited with creating and co-creating iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, Thor, the Incredible Hulk and the X-Men. He is the former editor-in-chief and later publisher of Marvel Comics, and often makes cameo appearances in Marvel films.

Lee, who was born Stanley Lieber in Manhattan, New York, began his career in comics all the way back in 1939 with the predecessor to Marvel, Timely Comics.

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