Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee dies at 95
November 14, 2018
Stan Lee, who is the co-creator of Marvel comics and one of the world's iconic comic book writers, passed away at the age of 95 years. Having created some of world's most popular superhero fictional characters, Lee will always be remembered for his outstanding contribution to the world of comics.
Some of his popular creations include Spider-Man, The Hulk, Doctor Strange, The Fantastic Four, Daredevil, X-Men, Iron Man and Thor. Lee was also popular for making cameo appearances in Marvel cinematic universe films including The Avengers.
Chris Evans, the actor who played Lee's character Captain America mourned Lee's death on Twitter.
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, American Actor
Born in December 1922 as Stanley Martin Lieber, Lee was also an editor, publisher and producer. He used to work for the American army for a brief period of time. Lee's entry into the world of comics began at the age of 17 years. He started working in a publishing company that was owned by his cousin Martin Goodman. Lee used to write scripts for mystery comics and superhero stories. When his cousin left the company in 1941, Lee took over his position.
Many actors across the globe took to social media to express their condolences.
"Thank you @TheRealStanLee for the escape from this world & great joy inhabiting the ones you created!! You made so many believe in the good, the heroic, the villainous, the exciting, most of all, you were giving & gracious to us all. RIP", tweeted American actor Samuel L Jackson