Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee dies aged 95


THR spoke with a source that said Lee died early Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Stan Lee tragically passed away at the age of 95 and the stars of some of Marvel's biggest movies are reacting to the tragedy.

Stan Lee, the man who co-created Marvel Comics, has died. This was especially true of Marvel Studios President and CEO Kevin Feige and the many actors, directors and writers whose work had put them on a crash course with Lee himself in recent years.

Lee did still enjoy the fruits of his Marvel labors, however, telling ABC News in 2015 that the dominance of those characters at the box office half a century after their creation felt "wonderful".

"I think everybody loves things that are bigger than life".

As Marvel's Editor-in-Chief, Stan "The Man" Lee made his voice the voice of the stories themselves.

You can see his Marvel cameos and more in the below video.

It's a sad day for Marvel Comic and superhero fans across the globe.

Over the course of his career, Lee didn't just write superhero comics, but romance, sci-fi, Westerns and horror - and not just for Marvel.

By the 1960's DC was king when it came to superheroes, dominating with Batman and Superman in both the comic books and on television.

In the late 1990s, he looked to capitalize on the Internet craze, offering animated "Webisodes" of comic-like action. Stan Lee was a pioneering force in the superhero universe.

After that initial failure, Lee formed the successful Pow!

Lee and his wife, Joan, Wednesday in 1947 and raised two children in New York City. Lawsuits, court fights and an elder abuse investigation all emerged in the fight over who spoke for the elderly Lee.