Legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee has died. He was 95.
The end came Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical centre in Los Angeles.
Lee, who began business in 1939 created Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and the Ant-Man among countless other characters.
Most of Marvel Comics were produced as movies, mostly in the first decades of 21st century and grossed over $20 billion at theaters worldwide.
Tributes flooded social media soon after demise of the creative genius broke.
“Stan Lee was a pioneering force in the superhero universe. I’m proud to have been a small part of his legacy and… to have helped bring one of his characters to life. #StanLee #Wolverine,”said “Wolverine” actor Hugh Jackman, on Twitter.
“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,” tweeted Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige.