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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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!!
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 12, 2018
Thank you for filling our childhoods with such joy. You will be dearly, dearly missed… pic.twitter.com/Qt2sZqaNlc
— Russo Brothers (@Russo_Brothers) November 12, 2018
Damn… RIP Stan. Thanks for everything. pic.twitter.com/TMAaDJSOhh
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 12, 2018
Rest in Peace Stan Lee
— Letitia Wright (@letitiawright) November 12, 2018
You let us be extra human… superhuman even. I am deeply honored to have been a small part in the Stan Lee constellation. pic.twitter.com/qmCrNHXUy1
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 12, 2018
Today we lost one of the greats. @TheRealStanLee, you were a inspiration and superhero to us all. Thank you for contributing so much- and giving us all something to aspire to! 💚
— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) November 12, 2018
No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee. Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all. Our thoughts are with his daughter, his family, and his millions of fans. #ThankYouStan #Excelsior!
— Kevin Feige (@Kevfeige) November 12, 2018
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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)
Stan Lee was a writer, a visionary, and an icon in the world of entertainment.
But he was a bridge builder and a healer too. pic.twitter.com/PCcKr8xIwE
— Alex Shibutani (@AlexShibutani) November 12, 2018
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