Comic-Con 2014: Marvel legend Stan Lee cancels appearances at last minute
The comic book legend has lost his voice after suffering from laryngitis
The 91-year-old comic book icon planned to attend the San Diego festival for signings today and tomorrow, but has been forced to let down his established fanbase.
A spokesperson said that Lee had “regrettably had to cancel his appearances”.
“Stan is otherwise well and in good health, though he is disappointed to miss the event and wishes everyone a great time,” the statement read, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Lee has missed only a handful of Comic-Cons since it began in 1970 and was one of the first to help the festival attract Hollywood’s attention.
Lee will next be seen starring in a cameo role in Guardians of the Galaxy, due for UK release on 31 July.
The cast of Game of Thrones are expected for a panel on Thursday, before Marvel’s presentation in the main hall on Saturday and the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
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