The legendary, one and only writer and publisher of Marvel Comics, who created the X-Men, the Avengers and Black Panther, Stan Lee has died.
Stan Lee was 95-year-old at the time of his death. He was taken to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday after suffering a medical emergency and was declared dead shortly afterwards.
The 95-year-old was very well known for creating the Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and Ant-Man, among countless other characters.
He started his business in 1939 and in 1960s, he transformed the Marvel Comics into a cultural phenomenon, by creating stories that were socially relevant.
Stan Lee had recently suffered multiple illnesses, including a bout of pneumonia earlier this year. He revealed that during a press conference in February, where he said that poor health had caused him to cancel several appearances.
In addition, here are some of the most memorable Stan Lee quotes:
“The more you read, the better you’re going to become as a storyteller.”
“Life is never completely without its challenges.”
“Comic books for me are fairy tales for grown-ups.”
“If you are interested in what you do, that keeps you going.”
“To me, writing is fun. It doesn’t matter what you are writing, as long as you can tell a story.”