World|art & entertainment|November 13, 2018 / 09:01 AM
Stan Lee passes away at 95

AKIPRESS.COM - Marvel comics mogul Stan Lee has died at the age of 95, TMZ reported citing his daughter.

Lee is a co-creator of “Spider-Man,” “Iron Man,” “The Hulk” and dozens of other superheroes that have become mythic figures in U.S. pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office.

He was recognized by fans for his cameo appearances in each of Marvel’s live-action films.

Tributes began pouring in from fans and celebrities hailing Stan Lee. “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,” Captain America actor Chris Evans said on Twitter. “He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives. Excelsior!!”

The Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr said of Lee: “I owe it all to you.” Mark Ruffalo, who plays the Hulk, tweeted: “You let us be extra human ... superhuman even.” Scarlett Johansson was among a host of other Marvel actors who paid their respects.

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With the greatest of respect ❤️

A post shared by Tom Hardy (@tomhardy) onNov 12, 2018 at 11:58am PST

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RIP my friend. Thank you for the incredible adventures your stories took all of us on. My love and support goes out to all your friends and family #stanlee #legend

A post shared by Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) onNov 12, 2018 at 6:34pm PST

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