The co-creator of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee, has died at the age of 95.
Lee, the legendary writer, editor, and publisher of iconic Marvel Comics like Spider-Man, Thor, the X-Men, Black Panther, Iron Man, and the Fantastic Four, died early Monday morning (12 November) at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, as told by a family lawyer.
His daughter Joan Celia Lee confirmed her father’s death and told:
My father was “the greatest, most decent man”. He felt an obligation to his fans to keep creating.
Tributes are being paid to the Marvel Comis legend Stan Lee after his death. Chris Evans, an actor known for playing Marvel’s Captain America, wrote:
“There will never be another Stan Lee”.
Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds tweeted:
“Damn… RIP Stan. Thanks for everything.”
Many other Marvel actors also paid their tribute to the legend. But what do we know about Stan Lee funeral and the cause of his death?
Cause of Death? Funeral?
In February this year, Lee had suffered from pneumonia and had to go through regular checkups. He had an irregular heartbeat and shortness of breath. He even struggled with vision issues. In 2016, he had revealed that he could no longer read the comics, which he created.
As claimed by some news sources, Lee died because of pneumonia.
The detail of his funeral is confined as of now. Once the information about Lee’s funeral is available, we’ll let you know. He is now survived by his daughter, JC Lee.
Who was Stan Lee?
Born to working-class Jewish immigrants from Romania in 1922, Stan Lee was a legendary writer, editor, and publisher of Marvel comics. He was born on 28th December; so the date will be marked as Stan Lee birthday from now on.
At first, he started working at the comics section of Timely Publications. At the age of 18, he became comics editor there, which later transformed into Marvel Comics.
For years Lee aimed at young readers on his simple comics, focusing on horror stories, crimes, and westerns. He decided on giving up at the age of 40. But his wife, Joan, urged him to create his dream characters. With the inspiration from his wife, Lee designed the Fantastic Four, along with Jack Kirby, in 1961. Later,
When he was 40 years old, Lee decided on giving up. However, his better half, Joan urged him to create his dream characters. After gaining inspiration from his wife, Lee, along with artist Jack Kirby designed the Fantastic Four in 1961. Later, Martin Goodman’s Timely Publications renamed their brand as Marvel. Since then, the golden age began.
Lee became caught up in the #MeToo movement in January this year. He was accused of sexually harassing his nurses at his home in Los Angeles.
However, Lee had denied the accusations at the time.