Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee dead at 95: US media
The 95-year-old was responsible for superhero characters, including Black Panther and Spider-Man.
CAPE TOWN/LOS ANGELES - Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world's movie screens, has died.
He was 95 years old.
Lee, the face of comic book culture in the United States, died early Monday in Los Angeles, according to US entertainment outlets including The Hollywood Reporter. He had suffered a number of illnesses in recent years.
It's being reported that Lee was rushed to hospital on Monday where he died.
Tributes have started pouring in for the entertainment icon.
I’m really upset...Stan Lee was an amazing man, I wish I could’ve met him. #StanLee— Izzy(Les💓) (@IzzyOW_) November 12, 2018
I almost choked when my sister told me he died today, I can’t breath to know the creator of my childhood memories, the reason I chose my degree, and the man who crafted my happiness and excitement for art and graphics. I’ll miss you so much Stan lee. Love you. RIP Stan Lee pic.twitter.com/Edq7WJdlFu— Charlemaine ✨ (@IdgafCarlos) November 12, 2018