Stan Lee Legendary Marvel Comics CoCreator Dies at 95

Stan Lee Legendary Marvel Comics CoCreator Dies at 95

first_img Stan Lee, Marvel Comics’ legendary editor, writer, and producer, has died at the age of 95.Lee, who took part in the creation and co-creation of famous Marvel superheroes including Black Panther, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and The Mighty Thor, died Monday morning in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A cause of death was not reported.Through his own work and frequent collaborations with Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, and other artists, Lee turned Marvel from a small business into one of the world’s largest comic book and multimedia ventures.Kevin Fiege, Marvel Studios President, wrote on Twitter.No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee. Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all. Our thoughts are with his daughter, his family, and his millions of fans. #ThankYouStan #Excelsior!— Kevin Feige (@Kevfeige) November 12, 2018“I used to think what I did was not very important,” Lee told the Chicago Tribune in April 2014. “People are building bridges and engaging in medical research, and here I was doing stories about fictional people who do extraordinary, crazy things and wear costumes. But I suppose I have come to realize that entertainment is not easily dismissed.”THANK YOU..For your determination, imagination, hard work, and creativity..Your stories changed the world..Thank you for the memories,Stan Lee pic.twitter.com/snA0ruxzyZ— Marvel Universe (@77MCU) November 12, 2018Hollywood stars such as Chris Evans (Captain America), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), and Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) also shared tributes on social media.There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives. Excelsior!!— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 12, 2018 Stan Lee May Have New York City Street Named After HimArnold Schwarzenegger Lends Voice to ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ DC Comics, Marvel’s competitor, shared a statement regarding Lee’s death on Twitter.He changed the way we look at heroes, and modern comics will always bear his indelible mark. His infectious enthusiasm reminded us why we all fell in love with these stories in the first place. Excelsior, Stan.— DC (@DCComics) November 12, 2018Lee is survived by his daughter, J.C., and his younger brother, Larry Lieber, another Marvel artist and writer.In a statement to TMZ, J.C. says “My father loved all of his fans. He was the greatest, most decent man.”More on Geek.com: Stay on target Stan Lee’s Best CharactersThe Entire Marvel Cinematic Universe is Coming to IMAXDouglas Rain, the Eerie Voice of HAL 9000 in ‘2001,’ Dies at 90last_img

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