Ryan Reynolds, Seth Rogen and More Stars React to Stan Lee's Death

In the 70s, as the publisher for Marvel, Lee used his editorial page, 'Stan's Soapbox, ' to speak to the comic book reader about issues such as discrimination, intolerance, and prejudice.

Lee died Sunday night Pacific time at a Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, an attorney for Lee's daughter told CNN.

He died early Monday in Los Angeles, his daughter confirmed to USA entertainment outlets.

TMZ has consistently been credited for breaking the biggest stories dominating the entertainment news landscape and changed the way the public gets their news. Those connected to the Marvel world, be it through comics, TV shows or the Marvel Cinematic Universe, have come out on social media since the news broke to show their love and support for the late icon.

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Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr shared a photo of himself with the comic book legend on Instagram, saying: "I owe it all to you". "Your characters represented us: yes, they had extraordinary, unbelievable abilities, but they were also reflections of a world we knew, where a Spider-Man is really just a boy who wants to help".

The legendary Stan Lee has passed away at age 95, THR reports.

"Awww man, heartbreaking. R.I.P.to a true pioneer and legend", tweeted Australian filmmaker James Wan, who directed numerous "Saw" and "Insidious" movies as well as helming Aquaman, an upcoming superhero film based on the character by Marvel rival DC Comics.

Lee collaborated with artists such as Kirby and Steve Ditko to create a galaxy of superheroes including the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Captain America, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, Daredevil and Ant-Man.

"Thank you, Stan, for making me not only the boy I was but also the man I am today". And rest in peace.

Evans tweeted: "For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy".

Lou Ferrigno, who played the original Incredible Hulk, said there were "not enough kind words to post about my dear friend Stan Lee".

  • Kyle Peterson