Marvel Comics creator and editor Stan Lee passed away on Monday, November 12 at the age of 95. However, the Marvel legend has left behind a heartfelt message for his adoring fans. The official Twitter handle of Stan Lee has shared a video message on Wednesday, November 14, two days after his demise, where he can be heard talking about how his fans played a significant role in his life and inspired him to work. Lee's official handle uploaded the video saying, "So many wonderful moments with Stan came spontaneously. As we were setting up the camera one day, he casually started talking about his fans. We know how much Stan meant to you, and we thought it would be nice for you to hear how much your support meant to him."
In the video, Lee can be heard speaking his hearts out, as he said, "I cannot tell you how much I love my fans. Sometimes at night, I am sitting here thinking, what's it all about? And then I get a letter from a fan or I read something or I see something or I remember something. And I realize, it's so lucky to have fans, fans who really care about you."
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He continued speaking about how wonderful it is to have such caring fans who live in a different part of the world and signed off by confessing his love for the fans once again. Fans got emotional as the video was released. The post was flooded with thousands of comments as fans took to social media to convey their tributes to the creator of some of their favourite superheroes.
Here's how Twitter-verse reacted to the video:
Stan Lee has created several iconic Marvel superheroes including Iron Man, Spiderman, Black Panther, and Thor. He is the one, who united the superheroes in 'The Avengers' franchise. Lee had started Marvel comics along with Jack Kirby in 1961 and his first creation was 'Fantastic Four'.
Marvel confirmed the news of Stan Lee's death on Tuesday, November 13 and the news came as a shock to the Marvel fans. As per media reports, an ambulance was called to his Hollywood Hills home owing to a medical emergency and Lee was taken to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Monday morning where he succumbed to death. He was not keeping well for a while and was hospitalised in February as he suffered some major medical ailments.
Several celebrities across the world including Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, and Robert Downey Jr., Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, among others have mourned the demise of the Marvel legend. They took to social media to pay tribute to the 'Excelsior' and remembered how he had a huge contribution in shaping the childhood of many.