The world was shocked to learn that Stan Lee, the creator of so many iconic characters and an icon of pop-culture, had passed away on November 11th 2018 at the age of 95.
Born Stanley Martin Lieber on December 28, 1922, he was the Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics and was responsible for creating some of the most iconic comic characters in collaboration with Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. Among his most iconic works have been Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, the X-Men and the Hulk just to name a few. For his work in the comic industry – he has been inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame while also having been awarded the National Medal of Arts. During his lifetime, he has a major influence not just among those in the comic world but also those in the film and video game industry.
Tributes from the Entertainment World
Following news of his death, the world has been quick to show their respect for this icon. Here are some of the tributes we found:
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) November 12, 2018
NEWS: Comic Book Legend Stan Lee Dead at 95
— Crunchyroll 🔜 #AnimeNYC (@Crunchyroll) November 13, 2018
— DC (@DCComics) November 12, 2018
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
Sad, sad day. Rest In Power, Uncle Stan. You have made the world a better place through the power of modern mythology and your love of this messy business of being human… pic.twitter.com/x6yZ6ClNSX
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 12, 2018
— Jeremy Renner (@Renner4Real) November 12, 2018
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
We’re saddened by the loss of @TheRealStanLee, a visionary who created a universe of superheroes and comics. In his honor, here’s a deep-field look into the universe from our @NASAHubble Space Telescope. #Excelsior pic.twitter.com/9UHjyXwIkh
— NASA (@NASA) November 12, 2018
Born before Edwin Hubble discovered the expanding universe, he ultimately created an expanding universe of his own – one of scientifically literate superheroes such as Spider-Man , The Hulk, Iron Man, & Black Panther.
Stan Lee RIP: 1922 – 2018
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) November 12, 2018
Rest in peace, Stan Lee. The many worlds of imagination & delight you created for humanity will last forever.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 12, 2018
His contribution to Pop Culture was revolutionary & cannot be overstated. He was everything you hoped he would be & MORE. I loved this man & will never stop missing him. They say you should never meet a childhood idol. They are wrong. #RIPStanTheMan pic.twitter.com/6OKH07ahJg
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) November 12, 2018
What a man. What a life.
When I first broke into Hollywood, he welcomed me with open arms and some very sage advice I’ll forever take to heart.
A true icon who impacted generations around the world.
Rest in love, my friend. #imagination #stanlee 💫 pic.twitter.com/dw3FXMgyHp
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) November 12, 2018
Stan Lee, you are the ultimate super hero. Through your work, you’ve made the world and our lives better in ways that no other super power could. Rest in peace.
— YongYea (@YongYea) November 12, 2018