"There will never be another Stan Lee": Marvel stars pay tribute to comic book legend
He had the talent to impart notable characteristics to not only the superhero's but also their human alter-egos, which fans could relate to.
Marvel legend Stan Lee passed away on Monday morning in Los Angeles. Lee was the co-creator of superheroes like Iron-man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Black Panther, Daredevil, and many more. He had the talent to impart notable characteristics to not only the superheroes but also their human alter-egos, which fans could relate to. Marvel that started out as a small venture, grew multifold with Lee's brilliant mind and constant efforts. It was because of this legend and his excellent writing that the comic book fans knew no barrier of age or gender to enjoy it.
Marvel posted a tweet, "Today, we pause and reflect with great sadness on the passing of Stan Lee".
Lee changed the lives of the stars who stepped in his character's shoes and after hearing the devastating news of the death of this exemplary man, Marvel stars took to social media to pay their tribute and express their condolences.
Hugh Jackman took to Instagram and posted a picture of Stan Lee, captioning it as, "We’ve lost a creative genius. Stan Lee was a pioneering force in the superhero universe. I’m proud to have been a small part of his legacy and .... to have helped bring one of his characters to life. #StanLee #wolverine
Robert Downey Jr. said that he owes everything to Stan Lee in an Instagram post.
“I owe it all to you,,, Rest In Peace Stan... #MCU #Excelsior #legend#rip #stanlee #TeamStark”
Mark Ruffalo who played the character of Bruce Banner/ Hulk in ‘The Avengers’ wrote on Twitter that Stan Lee let them be “extra human… superhuman even”.
Sad, sad day. Rest In Power, Uncle Stan. You have made the world a better place through the power of modern mythology and your love of this messy business of being human... pic.twitter.com/x6yZ6ClNSX— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 12, 2018
Zoe Saldana who appeared as Gamora in 'Avengers: Infinity War' took to Twitter and said, "Today we lost one of the greats."
Today we lost one of the greats. @TheRealStanLee, you were a inspiration and superhero to us all. Thank you for contributing so much- and giving us all something to aspire to! 💚— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) November 12, 2018
Tom Holland who starred as Spiderman in the movie ‘Spider-man’ shared a picture with Lee on his Instagram and captioned it as, “How many millions of us are indebted to this guy, none more so than me. The father of Marvel has made so many people so incredibly happy. What a life and what a thing to have achieved. Rest in peace Stan”
Chris Evans who played Captain America rightly said, "There will never be another Stan Lee."
There will never be another Stan Lee. 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. Excelsior!!— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 12, 2018
Ryan Reynolds, the 'Deadpool' star too posted a picture of Lee and thanked him.
Damn... RIP Stan. Thanks for everything. pic.twitter.com/TMAaDJSOhh— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 12, 2018
Winston Duke who played the role of M'Baku in 'Black Panther' paid homage to Lee.
THANK YOU, @TheRealStanLee. You gave us characters that continue to stand the test of time and evolve with our consciousness. You taught us that there are no limits to our future as long as we have access to our imagination. Rest in power! #EXCELSIOR #StanLee #rip pic.twitter.com/hnSmnHIDln— Winston Duke (@Winston_Duke) November 12, 2018
Kat Dennings who played the role of Darcy Lewis in ‘Thor’ tweeted:
Stan Lee. A gentleman and a genius. It was an honor to be a small part of his universe. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/iZNtQRRqKD— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) November 12, 2018
Josh Brolin who was seen playing Thanos in ‘Avengers; Infinity War’ paid tribute in an Instagram post.
Jessica Alba who played the role of Sue Storm in 'Fantastic Four' too took to Instagram to express her condolences.
Samuel L. Jackson plays the character of Nicky Fury in various Marvel television movies and shows tweeted:
Thank you @TheRealStanLee for the escape from this world & great joy inhabiting the ones you created!! You made so many believe in the good, the heroic, the villainous, the exciting, most of all, you were giving & gracious to us all. RIP— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) November 12, 2018
Evangeline Lilly who was a part of ‘Ant-Man’ tweeted,
Stan...more than a master of stories, you always seemed like a master of living. I will look to you for inspiration for the rest of my life. You live on. xoxo Your Wasp— Evangeline Lilly (@EvangelineLilly) November 12, 2018
#liveon #StanLee pic.twitter.com/JRA2aRM3bG
Rosario Dawson played the role of Claire Temple in many Marvel series expressed her gratitude for the departed legend 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!!! https://t.co/4WqHCtDXE1— Rosario Dawson (@rosariodawson) November 12, 2018
Sebastian Stan who was a part of 'Captain America' shared a picture with Lee and captioned it as, "Thank you great legend. You will be missed. I wouldn’t be here without you. ❤️🙏🏻❤️"
Letitia Wright who played the role of Shuri in 'Black Panther' tweeted,
Rest in Peace Stan Lee— Letitia Wright (@letitiawright) November 12, 2018
The Marvel Universe will now be missing a star. His small cameos in the Marvel films will surely be missed, but he will always be with us through the beloved characters he brought to life.