Stan Lee who is the creator of several iconic Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and the X-Men, died Monday at the age of 95. Fans from all over the world are mourning his death. Everybody decided to pay him tribute.
Evans, who has played Steve Rogers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger, wrote on Twitter, “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!!”
Ruffalo, who made his debut in the MCU with 2012’s first Avengers film, wrote on Twitter that Lee let him “be extra-human… superhuman even. I am deeply honored to have been a small part in the Stan Lee constellation.” Ruffalo shared a picture of his Avengers co-stars, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, and Downey Jr. He wrote alongside a picture of Lee and a statue of Hulk, “Sad, sad day. Rest In Power, Uncle Stan. You have made the world a better place through the power of modern mythology and your love of this messy business of being human.”
The Iron Man star took to Instagram to share his message. Alongside a picture of him and Lee, Downey Jr wrote, “I owe it all to you,,, Rest In Peace Stan.”
Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange, in the MCU, said in a statement, “ Stan Lee‘s imagination has held generations in its thrall. He was a kind, generous and funny man and it was an honor to meet him. My love and thoughts to his family.”
Wolverine star Hugh Jackman, who was one of the first actors to be a part of a big-budget film based on Lee’s characters, posted a picture and wrote, “We’ve lost a creative genius. Stan Lee was a pioneering force in the superhero universe. I’m proud to have been a small part of his legacy and …. to have helped bring one of his characters to life.”