Spiderman on hunt for a new superhero

Marvel comics legend Stan Lee plans to find his new superhero through the reality show, Who Wants to be a Superhero?.

india Updated: May 03, 2007 13:34 IST

The creator of


and the

Incredible Hulk

is on the hunt for a new superhero and he plans to find it on reality TV.

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee said that his new reality show Who Wants to be a Superhero? breaks new ground.

"I've never lived in a world of reality," quipped the 83-year-old writer yesterday.

Eleven wannabe superheros, whittled down from 200 are set to compete in the show, which is scheduled to premiere July 26 on the Sci-Fi channel on cable television.

The winning superhero will be the star of a new comic book created by Lee.

The reported catch-phrase for those who don't make the cut? "Turn in your spandex!"

First Published: May 06, 2006 13:57 IST