Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics and creator of iconic characters as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and the Fantastic Four, has died. He was 95.
Lee had suffered several illnesses over the last year or so — he had a bout of pneumonia and vision issues.
Stan started Marvel with Jack Kirby in 1961 with The Fantastic Four. He went on to create Spider-Man, Black Panther, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, Iron Man and The Avengers.