Stan Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics and the most well-known name in the world of superheroes, has died today aged 95.
According to reports, Lee was found unconscious at his home in Hollywood Hills, California, and was rushed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Stan Lee leaves a rich legacy as a pioneer in the world of comic books. Marvel Comics is a household names thanks to the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with big names such as Spider-Man, Thor and Iron Man, whom Lee co-created.
Lee collaborated with several artists throughout his career and developed the fictional characters Spider-Man, The Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Daredevil, Ant-Man, Iron Man and Thor.
During his career, Lee led the expansion of Marvel Comics from a small division of a publishing house to a large multimedia corporation.