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Stan Lee Dead at 95: Social Media Reaction

Considering Stan Lee's influence on pop culture, it's no surprise that many took to social media to honor the comic book icon.

Here are some notable tributes.

Ryan Reynolds on Twitter

Damn... RIP Stan. Thanks for everything.

Ryan Parker on Twitter

In 1968, Stan Lee used his Marvel "Stan's Soapbox" column to talk about the ignorance of racism. "Racism and bigotry are among the deadliest social ills plaguing the world today ... Sooner or later, we must learn to judge each other on our own merits"

Robot Chicken on Twitter

TMZ is reporting that Stan Lee has died at age 95. Feeling enormous sadness right now. He meant so much to so many, it's almost hard to find the words to put it in proper perspective. RIP Stan the Man.

Gerry Duggan on Twitter

I love you, @TheRealStanLee. Rest in peace. Grateful for your many collaborations & your immeasurable kindness. What an amazing life.

Gene Simmons on Twitter

To Stan Lee: Thank you for making my childhood so much more exciting with your astonishing superhero characters. Thank you for inspiring me to think and dream big. Thank you for the Hulk, Thor, Fantastic Four and many others. You will be sadly missed. RIP.

Kenny Omega on Twitter

One of the greatest humans in all of our existence. The legend will forever live on. RIP

SimpsonsQOTD on Twitter

Someone has mixed an 'Amazing Spider-Man' in with the 'Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man' series. This will not stand.

Ike Barinholtz on Twitter

RIP to Stan Lee, a true visionary. Thanks for so much of my childhood!

The One And Only! on Twitter

One of the most influential people of our generation. Creator of many of our favorite superhero's. R.I.P. to the true one and only, Stan Lee. ????????????????

Samoa Joe on Twitter

RIP Stan the man. #Excelsior

Hollywood Reporter on Twitter

In 2016, Stan Lee explained why he would never retire. "When you retire, you have a chance to do all the things you've always wanted to do. I've been doing all the things I've always wanted to do. I've always wanted to be involved in entertaining people."

Jackie Leonard on Twitter

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NAACP on Twitter

RIP 2 @TheRealStanLee co-creator of @theblackpanther comics.

Michael McKean on Twitter

RIP Stan Lee. All he did was reinvent an art form.

Funko on Twitter

Today we thank the incomparable Stan Lee for inspiring generations of comic book fans around the world. Suffice to say, Funko would not be the same without you, Mr. Lee. Now, all together... Excelsior!

Jake Tapper on Twitter

RIP, Stan Lee

Larry King on Twitter

We lost a real-life superhero today. Stan Lee was a visionary, who elevated imaginations across the globe. I'm grateful for the time I got to spend with him. Rest peacefully, Stan.


Thank u Stan Lee for everything.

Jamie Lee Curtis on Twitter

Thank you Stan Lee. For your service in protecting our freedom and for your creativity and imagination! You were and will always be a SUPER HERO!

Mick Foley on Twitter

RIP Stan Lee, part of my life since my 10 year monthly #Hulk subscription started in 1973. I loved talking to him at Comic Cons - Stan was a wrestling fan - and will always look forward to my children shouting out his @Marvel movie cameos.

Steve Blum on Twitter

Here's a charming bit of #StanLee that you may not have seen - as the true and only Mayor of Super Hero City We'll miss you, Stan.

Andy Biersack on Twitter

Sad to hear about the passing of Stan Lee. Not only was he instrumental in creating some of the most iconic & influential characters in the American literary canon, he seemed to be a genuinely kind, decent & caring person & that above all else is the greatest "super power."

Paul F. Tompkins on Twitter

RIP Stan Lee. Now he gets to cameo as an audience member watching that Great Rock & Roll Jam in Heaven.

Elon Musk on Twitter

Rest in peace, Stan Lee. The many worlds of imagination & delight you created for humanity will last forever.

Rosario Dawson on Twitter

Overwhelmed with love and gratitude for the late, great hero, Stan Lee. Rest In Paradise. Thank you for your imagination, creativity, tenacity, inspiration and love!!!

Seth Rogen on Twitter

Thank you Stan Lee for making people who feel different realize they are special.

Austin Creed aka Death Reheated on Twitter

Just heard about Stan Lee passing away. Sad to hear the news but extremely happy to have had the opportunity to enjoy his work. He brought smiles, entertainment, and hope to so many hearts and minds. His characters play a huge role in who I am today. Thank you for inspiring me.

Patton Oswalt on Twitter

Permanent cameo in heaven. #RIPStanLee

Netflix US on Twitter

Thanks for being our hero, Stan.

Cody Rhodes on Twitter


Joe Perry on Twitter

With Stan Lee, at The Hollywood Bowl in 2012. Rest In Peace Stan! Photo by: @RossHalfin

ウィル・オスプレイ on Twitter

RIP Stan Lee. Childhood/manhood would be very different if you wasn't about.

Frankie Kazarian on Twitter

RIP Stan Lee. His contributions to pop culture cannot be understated. What an amazing legacy he's leaving behind. His creations will live on forever. Godspeed sir.

Marvel's Runaways on Twitter

Thank you for making us believe we can all be heroes. Rest in peace, Stan Lee.

Ronald Funches on Twitter

Thank you Stan Lee for making art that made people from all walks of life want to be heroes. #RIPStanLee

Kat Dennings on Twitter

Stan Lee. A gentleman and a genius. It was an honor to be a small part of his universe. Rest In Peace.

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter

Born before Edwin Hubble discovered the expanding universe, he ultimately created an expanding universe of his own - one of scientifically literate superheroes such as Spider-Man , The Hulk, Iron Man, & Black Panther. Stan Lee RIP: 1922 - 2018