Stan Lee, the creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Daredevil, Hulk, X-Men and many more, passed away at the age of 95. 

In a statement to Reuters, his daughter J.C. Lee said, “He loved his life and he loved what he did for a living. His family loved him and his fans loved him. He was irreplaceable.”

The writer was known for revolutionizing the comic book culture, and for the emotional elements he added to his characters. He never limited his stories to just a superhero flying from one building to another and saving a bunch of people, but he made sure he added dimensions to his story telling. There are countless stories of readers talking about how Lee and his comics helped them to cope with the difficulties in their lives. Some say it helped them deal with bullying, while some even say it helped them cope with the death of a loved one. The impact that Stan made on people with his work is unimaginable, and he will never be forgotten.

Stars from the Marvel universe have remembered Stan by sharing some great stories and fond memories they have of him through social media. Take a look at how some chose to remember Stan Lee:

Chris Hemsworth

Robert Downey Jr.

Ryan Reynolds

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Thanks for everything, Stan.

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Zendaya

Tom Holland

Chris Pratt

Lupita Nyong’o

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I am saddened to learn about the passing of Stan Lee. From watching Marvel films with my friends in college to having the privilege to take on one of his characters in @BlackPanther, Stan’s creative genius sparked my imagination and left me in awe. His legacy will carry on in all of us who relish in the worlds he created. Worlds that renew our spirits and help us cope with our own. #StanLeeForever #ThankYouStan

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Jeremy Renner

Zoe Saldana

Mark Ruffalo

Tom Hardy

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With the greatest of respect ❤️

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Kat Dennings

Larry King

Seth Rogen

Russo Brothers

Samuel L. Jackson

Edgar Wright

Chris Evans

 

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