Tributes are being paid to American writer, co-creator and former president of Marvel Comics Stan Lee, who has died at the age of 95.
The super hero who created The Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics, and went on to create titles including Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, on November 12, 2018, after being rushed there in a medical emergency.
Celebrities took to their respective social media channels to mourn the loss;
X-Men star Hugh Jackman said “we’ve lost a creative genius.”
Actor Chris Evans, best known for playing Marvel’s Captain America, wrote “there will never be another Stan Lee”.
Actress Scarlett Johansson, who played Black Widow in the Avengers franchise also payed her tribute,
Tom Hardy, who stars in the latest film based on a Marvel Comics character, Venom, shared a photo of Lee,
Evangeline Lilly, who portrayed Ant Man’s superhero partner, the Wasp, shared a tribute on Twitter.
And Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds posted: “Damn… RIP Stan. Thanks for everything.”
Other stars who also paid their tribute include Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Josh Groban, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Hemsworth, Benedict Cumberbatch,
Rival publisher, DC Comics, also tweeted a tribute.
Earlier this year, Lee revealed to the public that he had been battling pneumonia, and in February he was rushed to the hospital for worsening conditions.
Lee whose wife died last year is survived by his only daughter, JC Lee.
RIP Stan. Your legacy is here to stay forever.