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Hollywood Won’t Forget Stan Lee

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Marvel fans are in grief after being struck by the heartbreaking loss of Stan Lee. Despite his 95 years on earth, he always seemed immortal, you know? He was supposed to live forever or something. It’s hard to believe that he’s really gone. Sadly, Lee passed away November 12 in Los Angeles at the age of 95.

However, we won’t forget him that easily. Several Hollywood stars remembered Lee with admiration as they paid their tributes to the brilliant comic book writer. Lee’s creativity and influence as the mastermind behind Marvel characters will always remain memorable.

Stan Lee’s Career in Marvel Comics

Stan Lee began working in comics in 1939, back when Marvel Comics was still Timely Comics but rose to prominence in the 1960s. He collaborated with Jack Kirby to create the Fantastic Four and then created the Marvel Universe as we know it. From there, he helped create some of the most popular comic book characters ever, including the X-Men, the Avengers, Black Panther, Iron Man, the Hulk, etc.

Eventually, he also went on to feature in cameos for Marvel movies. For Marvel fans, these cameos became a very special part of the films.

Marvel Remembers Stan Lee

As Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said in a statement:

“Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created. A superhero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart.”

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige also paid his tribute:

“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 the millions of fans who have been forever touched by Stan’s genius, charisma and heart.”

Moreover, this is what a family statement said:

“J.C. Lee and all of Stan Lee’s friends and colleagues want to thank all of his fans and well-wishers for their kind words and condolences.”

“He worked tirelessly his whole life creating great characters for the world to enjoy. He wanted to inspire our imagination and for us to all use it to make the world a better place. His legacy will live on forever.”

Hollywood Pays Their Tribute

Meanwhile, the stars and directors behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) took to social media to mourn the loss of the legendary Marvel Comics icon and former editor-in-chief of the company. Tributes poured in from Hollywood stars including Robert Downey Jr, the Iron Man star:

Chris Evan, better known as Captain America to Marvel fans, wrote:

Below, check out other celebrities who paid their tributes to Stan Lee:

As Logan Marshall-Green (who had a supporting role in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’) puts it:

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