It is with great sadness that we must report that Stan Lee died earlier today at the age of 95. An ambulance was called to his home this morning and he was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he died according to TMZ.
Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber, December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) was an American comic-book writer, editor, film executive producer, actor, and publisher. He was formerly editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, and later its publisher and chairman before leaving the company to become its chairman emeritus, as well as a member of the editorial board. He was also known for making several cameo appearances in Marvel Cinematic Universe films.
Not only did Lee co-create Marvel Comics with Jack Kirby in 1961, he’s also the man behind many of its much beloved superheroes including The X-Men, Spider-Man, The Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther, and many, many more. Stan Lee has also appeared in all recent Marvel movies.
Excelsior, Stan, you will be remembered.