The creator of the Marvel Comics and Cinematic Universe, Stan Lee, passed away at the age of 95. As per media reports, an ambulance was reportedly called to his Hollywood Hills home on Monday morning (November 12) and he was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he succumbed to death. The news was confirmed by the production house on Monday, following which several Marvel stars including Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, and Robert Downey Jr., among others took to Twitter to pay condolence to the legendary soul.
The news came as a shock to the Marvel fans who took to social media to mourn the death of the 'Excelsior' and remembered how he had a huge contribution in shaping the childhood of many.
Here's how Twitter-verse reacted to Lee's sudden demise:
Stan Lee, who started his career as an assistant comic writer, served as the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is one of the founders of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and following his retirement from Marvel, he remained a public figurehead for the company, and frequently made cameo appearances in movies based on Marvel characters. Meanwhile, he continued independent creative ventures into his 90s. Lee was inducted into the comic book industry's Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1995. He received a National Medal of Arts in 2008.
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