Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee has died at 95


FILE – In this Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the premiere of “Doctor Strange” in Los Angeles. A judge has found that an attorney who had obtained an elder-abuse restraining order on behalf of Lee does not in fact represent him. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Pro Tem Ruth Kleman said […]

Stan Lee, the creator of such characters as Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man and more, has died at 95.

Lee was the writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics since 1939.

Lee, who created or co-created the Incredible Hulk, Black Panther, the Fantastic Four and other characters, died early Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to the Hollywood Reporter

“I used to think what I did was not very important,” he told the Chicago Tribune in April 2014. “People are building bridges and engaging in medical research, and here I was doing stories about fictional people who do extraordinary, crazy things and wear costumes. But I suppose I have come to realize that entertainment is not easily dismissed.”

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