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Remembering Stan Lee: tributes to the late Marvel legend

The comic book writer, editor and publisher has been remembered as a ‘creative genius’ and ‘real-life superhero’ who has left ‘an extraordinary legacy’.

Tributes poured in Monday for Stan Lee - the co-creator of iconic superheroes including Spider-Man, The Hulk and the X-Men - following his death at age 95.

Remembering Stan Lee: tributes to the late Marvel legend
Remembering Stan Lee: tributes to the late Marvel legend

Remembering Stan Lee: tributes to the late Marvel legend

The comic book writer, editor and publisher has been remembered as a ‘creative genius’ and ‘real-life superhero’ who has left ‘an extraordinary legacy’.

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