"There are few people in this world I love and admire more and have more fun with than Stan Lee. Even though he does love breaking my, and everyone else’s b***s. I introduced him to Tom Holland (who plays the new Spider-Man) for the first time and he said, 'Everyone says you’re great! Personally, I don’t see it.'" Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn is honest about working with Stan Lee, co-creator of Marvel's most iconic comic book characters.