Fans mourn loss of Marvel comics legend Stan Lee

Ruben Ruiz
November 13, 2018

"I fondly remember reading his comic books and imagining Stan Lee's creations".

Lee began his career in the comic book business in 1939, before revolutionising the industry by creating The Fantastic Four with Jack Kirby in 1961.

Stan Lee, a legend among comic book fans, was known for co-creating the Avengers, Spider-Man and other Marvel heroes.

Marvel Comics and the Walt Disney Company have released a joint statement regarding Stan Lee's death, eulogizing his legacy and contributions to both companies.

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Die-hard and even casual Marvel fans know that easter eggs lie within every MCU installment, and more often than not, the better gems involved cameos from Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, who passed away on Monday. RDJ plays Tony Stark, or Iron Man, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has been a part of the franchise for more than a decade. Most of the films were made after Disney acquired Marvel in a 4-billion-dollar deal in 2009.

Creator Stan Lee poses with Spider-Man during the Spider-Man 40th Birthday celebration at Universal Studios on August 13, 2002 in Universal City, California.

The official remembrance goes on to profile Lee's life, from his start at Timely Comics and its evolution into Marvel Comics. In the tweet, Disney CEO Robert Iger said Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created.

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