Leaving behind a monumental company that has changed the lives and shaped the childhoods of millions, Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95. The comic book writer, editor, and publisher helped create legendary fictional characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, X-men, and the Fantastic Four. Lee played a critical role in Marvel Comic’s pivotal conversion into it’s now immense state back in the 1960’s by introducing a wide range of new concepts connecting fans and characters as the company’s editor-in-chief. During this essential time in the company’s legacy, Lee buried his work load as he edited, art-directed, and scripted the vast majority of Marvel’s series, wrote a monthly column, and wrote plenty of promotional copy.
Throughout the decades, Stan Lee’s legacy extends far beyond his character creations as he will forever be remembered as the writer and editor that focused deeply on each hero and villain’s moral character giving them all their own personal complications, flaws, and backstories. These additions to each character made them all the more relatable for readers and fans worldwide as they could relate to the pain and struggles of some of the characters.
Stan Lee inspired millions of fans everywhere though his creative creations. In his lifetime, Stan Lee became a climactic figure known across the entertainment industry all because of his ambition, drive, and unmatchable talent abilities. His work leaves behind nothing but endless and historic possibilities that will continue to inspire the world.