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Comic legend Stan Lee to raise money for Irma victims

| Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
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. Lee is raising money for victims of Hurricane Irma while in Florida for the MegaCon Tampa Bay convention in Tampa on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Lee says he feels everyone should do their part to help victims of the storm, and he is auctioning off a one-on-one meal, as well as artwork from his personal collection, during his panel at the convention on Friday.
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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. Lee is raising money for victims of Hurricane Irma while in Florida for the MegaCon Tampa Bay convention in Tampa on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Lee says he feels everyone should do their part to help victims of the storm, and he is auctioning off a one-on-one meal, as well as artwork from his personal collection, during his panel at the convention on Friday.

MIAMI — Comic-book publisher Stan Lee has been writing about superheroes for his entire career, and now he's hoping to be one himself for some of the victims of Hurricane Irma.

The co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Daredevil and tons of other Marvel Comics characters is coming to MegaCon Tampa Bay this weekend, and he's working with organizers to raise money for storm victims.

Lee is auctioning off a one-on-one meal, as well as artwork from his personal collection, during his panel on Friday. Convention organizers are also donating $5 each from 2,000 tickets sold online to Feeding Florida. Between the auction and ticket sales, MegaCon Tampa Bay and fans should donate an estimated $20,000 for hurricane relief.

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