Marvel comics legend Stan Lee died on Monday in Los Angeles, according to US media. He was 95 years old and was suffering from a number of illnesses in the recent past.
He revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, Avengers, Iron Man, Black Panther and The Hulk who now dominate the world's movie screens.
Quoting Lee's daughter, J.C., TMZ reported that an ambulance was rushed to his Hollywood Hills home on Monday morning (local time), following which he was taken to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he breathed his last.
Lee had started Marvel comics with Jack Kirby in 1961 with 'Fantastic Four'. He also made cameo appearances in all of the Marvel movies.
Lee is survived by his daughter. His wife, Joan, died in 2017.
(With agency inputs)