Public invited to Stan Lee’s memorial in late January

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Stan Lee’s fans will get to mourn the Marvel Comics creator at a public memorial in Hollywood in late January, organizers said Wednesday.

Lee, who died November 12 at the age of 95, will be honored outside the TCL Chinese Theatre at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard on January 30.  It’s the location were his hand and footprints are in cement.

Filmmaker Kevin Smith will be on hand to moderate a discussion about Lee. Other celebrities expected to be there will be Mark Hamill, Vincent D’Onofrio and Wu Tang Clan member RZA, FOX News reported.

The event will include musical performances, an art exhibit, speakers and costumes from Lee’s creations.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday evening. Proceeds go to Hero Initiative to support struggling comic-book creators.

A private memorial will happen later that night inside the venue.

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