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Kevin Smith to host Stan Lee memorial in Hollywood Jan. 30

This April 16, 2002 file photo shows Stan Lee, creator of comic-book franchises such as "Spider-Man," "The Incredible Hulk" and "X-Men," posing near a Spider-Man figure in his Santa Monica, Calif., office. Friends, fans and family of Stan Lee will gather in Hollywood on Jan. 30 for a memorial honoring the life and work of late Marvel Comics mogul. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) ORG XMIT: NYET299

LOS ANGELES — Stan Lee’s devoted fans will have a chance to mourn him alongside his friends and family at a memorial in Hollywood on Jan. 30.

Lee’s company POW! Entertainment announced Wednesday that it will honor the Marvel Comics mogul outside the TCL Chinese Theatre, where Lee’s hand and footprints are in cement.

Organizers include filmmaker and Lee superfan Kevin Smith, who will moderate a discussion of Lee that includes actors Mark Hamill, Vincent D’Onofrio, and rapper RZA.

The evening will include speakers, musical performances, and costumes and props from Lee’s creations and Marvel-movie cameos. Tickets for the public go on sale Wednesday evening, with proceeds going to a charity for struggling comic-book creators.

Lee died Nov. 12 at age 95. A small, private funeral came immediately after.