Late Stan Lee
Stan Lee, the mastermind behind Marvel Comics, has died at the age of 95.
The feisty writer, editor and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and the Fantastic Four.
His daughter J.C., who he is survived by, said an ambulance rushed to his Hollywood Hills home on Monday morning and he was taken to Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center, where he died.
Kirk Schenck, an attorney for Lee’s daughter, J.C. Lee, also confirmed his death.
He began his career in the comic business in 1939 and was the writer, editor and publisher responsible for famous characters such as Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and Ant-Man, among numerous others.
He was also known for his cameo appearances in the Marvel movies
Lee’s fame and influence as the face and figurehead of Marvel, even in his nonagenarian years, remained considerable.
“Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created,” Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said in a statement. “A superhero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart.”
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige also paid tribute. “No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee,” Feige said. “Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all.
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