At the very beginning of the new movie “Captain Marvel,” there is a brief tribute to Stan Lee, co-creator of The Marvel Universe, which has enthralled millions of fans in comic books and, more recently, in a juggernaut of superhero films. The film opens with a montage of scenes from recent Marvel movies, in which Lee — who died last November at age 95 — always made a cameo. My young daughter and son, who sat beside me in a packed movie theater in Oak Park last weekend, have delighted in spotting the elderly creative genius in those quick and often comical scenes. OPINION When the tribute to Lee ended, the crowd applauded — an appreciation and cheer sent to the heavens. And then the movie continued, unfolding as another indelible addition to the Marvel canon, another milestone. For the first time in a Marvel superhero movie, the lead hero was a woman — a former Air Force pilot, in fact. She was someone my 11-year-old daughter could look up to, even if my daughter never develops the ability to shoot photon blasts from her fists. There have been some noisy voices online, people who are annoyed that the lead… Read full this story
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