Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, passes away at 95
American comic-book writer and Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee passed away on Monday aged 95. Born as Stanley Martin Lieber in Manhattan, he is credited with co-creating several fictional characters including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the X-Men, Iron Man, and Thor. Lee was also known for making cameo appearances in Marvel Cinematic Universe films including The Avengers.
Marvel president and actors react to Stan Lee’s death :
Kevin Fiege, Marvel Studios president :
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
Chris Pratt (Star-Lord) :
Thanks for everything Stan Lee! What a life, so well lived. I consider myself extraordinarily lucky to have gotten to meet you and to have played in the world you created.
— chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) November 12, 2018
Chris Evans (Captain America) :
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
Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man) :
Tom Holland (Spider-Man) :