Stan Lee will forever be renowned as one of the most influential and creative geniuses in modern history. He was the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel comics whose unique, amazing yet flawed creations made him a super-hero in the real word to not only comic book lovers but everyone around the world. His creations today are now part of the biggest cinematic universe surpassing Star Wars. Lee began in the business in 1938 with Black Panther, Spider-Man, Thor, X-men, the fantastic four, the Incredible Hulk, Ant-Man and Daredevil just to name a few. He was also known for playing cameo roles when his comics were adapted into movies.
The comic book legend died early Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He had suffered from ill health in recent months including pneumonia and heart problems. He was rushed to the Hospital where he passed away soon afterwards.
Tweets Paying Tribute to Stan Lee
The following are some tweets paying tribute to the legend and his contribution;
1. Ryan Reynolds
Damn… RIP Stan. Thanks for everything. pic.twitter.com/TMAaDJSOhh
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 12, 2018
2. Gene Simmons
To Stan Lee: Thank you for making my childhood so much more exciting with your astonishing superhero characters. Thank you for inspiring me to think and dream big. Thank you for the Hulk, Thor, Fantastic Four and many others. You will be sadly missed. RIP.
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) November 12, 2018
3. DC Comics
He changed the way we look at heroes, and modern comics will always bear his indelible mark. His infectious enthusiasm reminded us why we all fell in love with these stories in the first place. Excelsior, Stan.
— DC (@DCComics) November 12, 2018
4. Donny Cates
I don’t have words for this. My life has been so incredibly changed by this mans creations and words. I’m going to celebrate him today by putting in the work and writing his characters the absolute best way I know how.
Thank you, Stan.
I love you, True Believers.
— DONNY CATES (@Doncates) November 12, 2018
5. Josh Gad
RIP to one of the greatest creative minds of our time. Thank you for such an incredible legacy and for giving us so many icons that will continue to live on long after you are gone. Goodbye #stanlee – we love you. pic.twitter.com/nxwI1YS3OT
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) November 12, 2018
6. August Richards
You’re going to see a lot of these today because he touched so many of our lives and was incredibly gracious in person. Thank you Stan Lee for allowing me to dream as a child then realize my dream as an adult… #StanLee #Dreamer pic.twitter.com/4YTOFWzpCv
— J. August Richards (@jaugustrichards) November 12, 2018
7. L. Stine
We have lost Stan Lee, one of our great story-tellers. A writer and imaginer who created whole universes. RIP
— R.L. Stine (@RL_Stine) November 12, 2018
8. Travis Willingham
Thank you for a lifetime of characters, memories and stories that will outlast us all. #StanLee
— Travis Willingham (@WillingBlam) November 12, 2018
9. Seth Rogen
Thank you Stan Lee for making people who feel different realize they are special.
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) November 12, 2018
10. Al Roker
A sad day for so many of us growing up reading and watching the great @therealstanlee creations. With @Marvel he elevated the comic book with great writing and superheroes who had problems just like us. #excelsior His passing at 95 is sad, but he’s just waiting for us in #asgard pic.twitter.com/3geUPCGh0o
— Al Roker (@alroker) November 12, 2018
11. Winston Duke
THANK YOU, @TheRealStanLee. You gave us characters that continue to stand the test of time and evolve with our consciousness. You taught us that there are no limits to our future as long as we have access to our imagination. Rest in power! #EXCELSIOR #StanLee #rip pic.twitter.com/hnSmnHIDln
— Winston Duke (@Winston_Duke) November 12, 2018
12. Elon Musk
Rest in peace, Stan Lee. The many worlds of imagination & delight you created for humanity will last forever.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 12, 2018
13. Chris Evans
There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives. Excelsior!!
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 12, 2018
14. Alan Tudyk
Stan Lee was an epic creator and a sweet funny guy. 95 years is a long time to live but his inspiration and influence will last far far beyond. Excelsior! #ripstanlee
— alan tudyk (@AlanTudyk) November 12, 2018
15. The Walt Disney Company
Today, Marvel Comics and The Walt Disney Company pause and reflect with great sadness on the passing of its Chairman Emeritus, Stan Lee: https://t.co/LQSQGimt9M pic.twitter.com/0qLbGsZl0z
— Walt Disney Company (@WaltDisneyCo) November 12, 2018
16. Mark Hamill
His contribution to Pop Culture was revolutionary & cannot be overstated. He was everything you hoped he would be & MORE. I loved this man & will never stop missing him. They say you should never meet a childhood idol. They are wrong. #RIPStanTheMan pic.twitter.com/6OKH07ahJg
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) November 12, 2018
17. Kevin Feige
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. #ThankYouStan #Excelsior!
— Kevin Feige (@Kevfeige) November 12, 2018
18. Hugh Jackman
We’ve lost a creative genius. 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 pic.twitter.com/iOdefi7iYz
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) November 12, 2018
19. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Born before Edwin Hubble discovered the expanding universe, he ultimately created an expanding universe of his own – one of scientifically literate superheroes such as Spider-Man , The Hulk, Iron Man, & Black Panther.
Stan Lee RIP: 1922 – 2018
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) November 12, 2018
— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) November 12, 2018
20. United States Army
Rest in peace, Soldier.
Comic book creator @TheRealStanLee has passed away at the age of 95. Lee served in the #USArmy Signal Corps during WWII from 1942-1945. We are deeply grateful for his service to our country and for his tremendous support to service members. #Excelsior! pic.twitter.com/P9tdwoxxx2
— U.S. Army (@USArmy) November 12, 2018