You’d think he’d be an expert at this by now – having had a cameo in Thor and one coming in Captain America: The First Avenger in 2011 alone, but Marvel’s favourite uncle, Stan Lee explained his role in the 2012 Spider-Man reboot to the audience at Dallas Comic Con.
“There’s a big battle going on with Spider-Man and the Lizard in the library”, he explained. “I’m the librarian. And I’m stamping books. I’m just stamping books, and I have earphones on and I’m listening to music. This life and death battle is going on behind me, but I don’t know it, I don’t hear them. That’s what it is. It looks so funny and I look so dumb.”