Lee accepts the Comic-Con Icon award onstage from actor Tobey Maguire during Spike TV’s Scream 2009 held at the Greek Theatre on Oct. 17, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Lee accepts the Comic-Con Icon award onstage from actor Tobey Maguire during Spike TV's Scream 2009 held at the Greek Theatre on Oct. 17, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Lee accepts the Comic-Con Icon award onstage from actor Tobey Maguire during Spike TV’s Scream 2009 held at the Greek Theatre on Oct. 17, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Stan Lee accepts the Comic-Con Icon award onstage from actor Tobey Maguire during Spike TV’s Scream 2009 held at the Greek Theatre on Oct. 17, 2009 in Los Angeles, Calif.