Comic Book Icon Stan Lee Dies at 95

By Creative Media times

Legendary comic-book writer, editor, film executive producer, actor, and publisher passed away at the age of 95, various sources are reporting this morning.

An ambulance was reportedly called to his home at the Hollywood Hills this morning and was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Stan Lee’s daughter broke the news about her father’s passing to TMZ.

Lee started as an assistant in 1939 at Timely Comics, the earliest comic book arm of American publisher Martin Goodman. The entity would later be known as Marvel Comics in the 1960s.

Throughout this period, together with other great comic book artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he would create iconic comic book characters such as Spider Man, The Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, The Incredible Hulk among many others.

Lee received a National Medal of Arts in 2008 and was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 1994.

He has also made cameo appearances in every Marvel movie.

Stan Lee is survived by his daughter Joan Celia “J. C.” Lee.