Tributes Flood In For Stan Lee

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Celebrities Take To Twitter To Pay Their Respects to Stan Lee


Earlier this week iconic comic-book writer Stan Lee passed away at 95 earlier this week. He was a living hero, creating some of the most legendary characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Captain America to name a few. 

He certainly brought joy and entertainment to millions around the world through his writing leading to Marvel being one opf the biggest properties in the world. None of this would have been possible without Stan Lee and he will be missed. 


In light of the news of Stan Lee’s death many celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute.  Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, said via a Marvel statement:

“Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created. A super hero in his own right to Marvel fans around the world, Stan had the power to inspire, to entertain, and to connect. The scale of his imagination was only exceeded by the size of his heart.”

MCU overseer Kevin Feige also said:

DC Comics also acknowledged the profound affect Stan had on their lives. 


The Stars Pay Their Respects

Earlier this week celebrities who have portrayed legendary characters also joined in to pay their respects to Stan “The Man” Lee.

Tom Holland, aka Spiderman

Robert Downey Jr. aka Iron Man

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I owe it all to you,,, Rest In Peace Stan… #MCU #Excelsior #legend #rip #stanlee #TeamStark

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Angela Bassett aka Queen Ramonda


Ryan Reynolds, aka Deadpool


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Thanks for everything, Stan.

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Stan Lee was a hero and contributed so much to my life personally and I’m sure to many of your lives as well. We here at Word Of The Nerd want to send our condolences to his family and to his fans. We’ll miss you Stan!


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