Stan Lee, co-creator of Marvel Comics, dies aged 95

Stan Lee
Stan Lee

Stan Lee, the creative mastermind behind the Marvel comic books, has died aged 95.

He was responsible for iconic characters including Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four.

Marvel became the world’s most popular publisher of comic books, and the basis for a long series of Hollywood blockbusters based on the characters, including The Avengers movies, in which Lee made cameo appearances.

Lee’s final years had been turbulent with a court battle between his family and a former manager.

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