TMZ has confirmed that Stan Lee, creator of much of the Marvel Universe, has passed away at the age of 95 in Los Angeles.
"We're told an ambulance rushed to Lee's Hollywood Hills home early Monday morning and he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. We're told that's where he died."
"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.
Stan made cameo appearances in all of the Marvel movies."
Rest in Paradise, Stan! You've given us so much to love and obsess over.
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