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Things We Saw Today: The MCU Says Goodbye to Stan Lee

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Our hearts are heavy today with the loss of comics icon Stan Lee. His imprint on popular culture was undeniable, and his library of beloved characters still resonates decades after their inception. There has been a huge outpouring of memories and eulogies on social media, as fans and friends commemorate the man behind some of our favorite superheroes.

Many stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe took to Twitter to remember Stan Lee, whose cameos in the films were always a source of delight.

 

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I owe it all to you,,, Rest In Peace Stan… #MCU #Excelsior #legend #rip #stanlee #TeamStark ( 📸 @jimmy_rich )

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  • Douglas Rain, best known for voicing HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey, has passed away. (via Gizmodo)
  • These casting breakdowns for the Black Widow movie give us some vague ideas about what characters will appear. (via MCU Exchange)
  • Good news! Airbnb and eBay are ending forced arbitration in sexual harassment claims. Now we’re just waiting on you, every other company in Silicon Valley. (via Buzzfeed)
  • Canada has put civil rights activist Viola Desmond on their $10 banknote. (via cp24)

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