Marvel creator Stan Lee accused of groping nurses

Marvel comics legend Stan Lee has been accused of groping and sexually harassing nurses who cared for him in his home.

It's alleged the 95-year-old asked the nurses for "oral sex in the shower" and "to be pleasured in the bedroom", according to a report from the Daily Mail.

"He walks around naked and is vulgar towards the women... He uses the word p---- and f--- in their presence," an unnamed source told the publication, describing Lee as "an old man who has lost his way".

Marvel's Stan Lee has been accused of sexual harassment. Photo: Adam Fulton

Marvel's Stan Lee has been accused of sexual harassment. Photo: Adam Fulton

"The owner at the nursing company has openly said to people that Stan has sexually harassed every single nurse that has been to the house," the source added.

A rep for the nursing company confirmed that its owner had received complaints from nurses about Lee's behaviour, and that the company parted ways with the comics creator at the end of last year, the Daily Mail reports.

No police complaints or lawsuits have been filed, but the nursing company is now in a legal dispute with Lee.

Lee's lawyer, Tom Lallas, said the comics creator denied the "false and despicable" claims, and suggested the allegations were part of a "shakedown".

"Mr Lee has received demands to pay money and threats that if he does not do so, the accuser will go to the media," Lallas' statement to the Daily Mail read.

"Mr Lee will not be extorted or blackmailed, and will pay no money to anyone because he has done absolutely nothing wrong."

Lee - whose wife of 69 years, Joan, passed away last July, aged 93 - is credited with creating such iconic characters as Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men.

He's remained in the public eye in later life with projects produced by his POW! Entertainment company, comics convention appearances, and regular cameos paying tribute to his "comics godfather" reputation (he featured as Thor's hairdresser in the recent Thor: Ragnarok).

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