The comic-book writer Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, and The Avengers, has passed away at 95
On November 12, the 95-year-old comic-book writer, director and actor Stan Lee died. This was confirmed by her daughter Joan Celia Lee at the news portal TMZ. "My father loved all his fans, he was the most decent and big man," she said.
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Today, in the early hours of the morning an ambulance went to his residence in Hollywood Hills to transfer him to Cedars-Sinai hospital, where he finally died.
According to Prensa Libre, although the exact cause of his death is not known, it is known that in February of this year Lee was hospitalized in an emergency due to respiratory problems and irregular heartbeats.
Who is Stan Lee?
Stanley Martin Lieber, known worldwide as Stan Lee, was born on December 18, 1922 in New York, in a Jewish family of Romanian immigrants. Lee entered the comics industry in 1939, with only 17 years old and as an assistant.
According to Men's Health, he debuted with the cartoon "Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge" in Captain America Comics, s. In 1961, along with Jack Kirby, he founded Marvel. Both created the characters of The Fantastic Four, the first team of superheroes.
Thor, god of thunder and self-proclaimed protector of the Earth, Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, The Avengers, Doctor Strange and Black Panther, king and protector of the fictional African nation of Wakanda, are other superheroes that also come out of Lee's pen.
The novelty of his characters, strange as it may sound, was that they were not perfect and had a realism that would revolutionize the industry. They were burdened with everyday problems, such as paying rent, dealing with bullies at school or arriving on time for dinner as a family.
"Write things that you would like to read. If you try to write things that you think they (pointing to the viewers) want to read, you don't know them but you know yourself, and if you write something that you would like to read, you have that there are other people like you (who will like you)," Lee said in August of 2017, in a tribute to his career in Los Angeles, as the EFE agency recalled.
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The world mourns his death
From the very Chris Evans who plays Captain America, to Ryan Reynolds who gives life to Deadpool, going through Jamie Lee Curtis to Evangeline Lilly, Rosario Dawson and Angela Bassett, among many others, they have already reacted on social networks for the death of Lee .
"Today, we lost a real-life superhero. Stan Lee, thanks for everything," The Academy wrote on its Twitter account after the news of his death.
Today, we lost a real-life superhero. Stan Lee, thank you for everything. pic.twitter.com/zH6YIlslnx— The Academy (@TheAcademy) 12 de noviembre de 2018
"There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives", was the emotional message from Chris Evans.
There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives. Excelsior!!— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) 12 de noviembre de 2018
"Stan ... more than a master of stories, you always seemed like a master of living. I will look to you for inspiration for the rest of my life. You live on. xoxo, your Wasp," said Evangeline Lilly, who plays a superheroine created by Lee called the Wasp, in her Instagram account.
"Thanks for everything, Stan": Ryan Reynolds
"I owe it all to you. Rest in peace, Stan": Robert Downey Jr.
Even DC Comics, another great company of comics in the United States, sent a message of condolence through its Twitter account: "He changed the way we look at heroes, and modern comics will always bear his indelible mark. His infectious enthusiasm reminded us why we all fell in love with these stories in the first place. Excelsior, Stan. "
He changed the way we look at heroes, and modern comics will always bear his indelible mark. His infectious enthusiasm reminded us why we all fell in love with these stories in the first place. Excelsior, Stan.— DC (@DCComics) 12 de noviembre de 2018
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Translated from "El mundo está de luto: Stan Lee muere a los 95 años"
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