If you are a fan of superhero movies or comics then you must have been terribly sad at the news of the passing of Stanley Martin Lieber popularly referred to as the father of superheroes. The world was shocked on Monday after “Stan Lee” was declared dead at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Marvel and The Walt Disney Company salute the life and career of Stan Lee and offer our undying gratitude for his unmatchable accomplishments within our halls. Every time you open a Marvel comic, Stan will be there. Please join us in remembering Stan “The Man” Lee. pic.twitter.com/nLebIgiK6o
— The Avengers (@Avengers) November 13, 2018
Stan Lee definitely brought a revolution to the comic world birthing some of the most famous Marvel superheroes like Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and Fantastic Four. Stanley Martin Lieber died at the age of 95.
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 pic.twitter.com/pTGY8Ffieg
— Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) November 13, 2018
Stan Lee, as he was fondly called was not just a creator of superheroes, he was a superhero himself to comic lovers all over the globe. Lee got into the business in 1939 and since then has created several comic characters like Black Panther, Ant-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Daredevil, X-Men, and several others. Stan Lee made an indelible mark in the industry, his death was confirmed and announced by Kirk Schenck, his daughter’s attorney.
Disney CEO Bob Iger on Stan Lee: “A super hero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain, and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart” https://t.co/mHAJu7zARJ pic.twitter.com/ALUWCR6xQS
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 12, 2018
Since the announcement of his death several celebrities, movie makers, actors, as well as Marvel fans all over the world have expressed their deepest grief all over social media. In paying tribute the chairman and CEO of Disney, Bob Iger said, “Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created, a superhero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart.”
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
Kevin Feige, the President of Marvel Studios also paid his tribute saying, “No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee, and Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all. Our thoughts are with his daughter, his family and the millions of fans who have been forever touched by Stan’s genius, charisma and heart.” Below are some tweets by his many fans all around the world.
#stanLee..rest in peace . pic.twitter.com/g8fLhvRkn2
— Inveja (@Inveja7) November 13, 2018
Thank you for inspiring us to show there’s good in every person. RIP Stan Lee ?? pic.twitter.com/GiejRuczYg
— VECX HQ (@VECX_HQ) November 13, 2018
.@EvangelineLilly: “At a time when the world feels so tragic, I hope Stan’s life and legacy will remind us, today, of the wonders and the hope that still exist among, and within us” https://t.co/rFuKjj6tSw
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 13, 2018
RIP Stan Lee… Your legacy lives on…!!!#StanLeeForever pic.twitter.com/Jko3dRM9iC
— Emma Dilli (@eddiedilli) November 13, 2018
Stanley “Stan Lee” Martin Lieber will be greatly missed.