Stan Lee, Pioneer Of The Marvel Universe, Dead At Age 95 Lee was the co-creator of Marvel Comics characters including Spider-Man, Thor, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther and the Avengers.

Stan Lee, who helped create a number of Marvel characters, died on Monday.
Stan Lee, the co-creator of countless Marvel comic book characters that have become staples in pop culture, died on Monday at the age of 95.  Lee had previously suffered a health scare in January, when he was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after experiencing shortness of breath and an irregular heartbeat, according to a TMZ report. A representative for Lee told the outlet the next day that he was stable and would be “staying there for a few days for some check ups as a safety precaution.”

In March, The Daily Beast reported that Lee was being financially “picked apart” as his health declined. Among those defrauding Lee were his daughter’s former business associate and his long-time bodyguard. Lee’s daughter Joan Celia is his sole heir. more