Stan Lee, Remembered: Chris Evans, Kevin Feige, and More of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Honor the Comic Book Genius

IndieWire | 11/12/2018 | Staff
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The stars and directors behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe have taken to social media to mourn the loss of Stan Lee, the legendary Marvel Comics icon and former editor-in-chief of the company. Lee passed away November 12 in Los Angeles at the age of 95.

“There will never be another Stan Lee,” wrote Chris Evans, who has played Captain America on the big screen since 2011. “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.”

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One person who owes much to Stan Lee is Bog Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company. The Marvel Cinematic Universe got its start under Paramount Pictures, but Disney quickly jumped at the chance to produce and distribute the superhero movies and purchased Marvel Entertainment before the release of “The Avengers.”

“Stan Lee was as extraordinary as the characters he created,” Iger wrote in reaction to the news of Lee’s passing. “A superhero in his own right to Marvel fans around...
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