Early Life

He was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England. He met Paul McCartney in 1957 and invited McCartney to join his music group along with George Harrison and Ringo Starr forming the The Beatles. They eventually formed the most successful songwriting partnership in musical history. Lennon left the Beatles in 1969 and later released albums with his wife, Yoko Ono, among others.[citation needed]

The Fantastic Four

The Thing and Human Torch took their dates out to see the Beatles perform live.[1] The Beatles wig that Thing wore was given to him by the Yancy Street Gang.[2]

John and the Beatles attended, Reed Richards and Sue Storm's wedding with a host of other celebrities and heroes.[3]


On December 8, 1980, he was killed by a crazed fan named Mark Chapman.[4]

  • Dustin Weaver based Spider-Man (Aaron Aikman)'s appearance on Yosuke Mikura (from Barbara by Osamu Tezuka) and John Lennon.[5]
  • The title to the issue War Machine #6 is taken from the 1970 song "Instant Karma!" by John Lennon.[6]

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