"L is fine for 2009. Stan did vacillate on his 'L's periodically, post 1980, sometimes the lower case 'l', sometimes the capital 'L'. The trick is knowing how the surrounding letters should approach and recede…"
"Chance of authenticity = 90%. Busy cover, Stan was careful about placement for optimal visibility, and the signature is typical for 2009.
This should pass authentic with flying colors through PSA, JSA, or CBCS.
The angles and character…"
"I missed this thread somehow, but as far as the Peter Parker 50 imaged above goes; the Lee is not a blatant forgery as far as forgeries go... bit it is most definitely a forgery, just the same; with 5 instant, obvious tells! Steve Z. is correct."
""Looks like the same hand signed all those".
Yes. And imparted the same predictable, and obvious characteristics of his own handwriting into each and every one of those signatures. The forger probably paused just long enough…"
I definitely won't be the last! It is obvious from your comments that you have a keen understanding of the hobby and will be a welcomed asset to this community. Your insights are on target and brought a smile to my face. Thanks.