Wolverine, Spider-Man: superheroes pay tribute to the late Stan Lee

Stan Lee, the co-creator of famous superheroes including Spider-Man, The Hulk and the X-Men, passed away on Monday at age 95. Here are some of the tributes that have been...

Stan Lee, the co-creator of famous superheroes including Spider-Man, The Hulk and the X-Men, passed away on Monday at age 95.

Here are some of the tributes that have been pouring in for the Marvel Comics legend from the actors who’ve played some of his most iconic characters on screen:

WOLVERINE

“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” — Hugh Jackman, actor who played Wolverine

IRON MAN

“I owe it all to you … Rest In Peace Stan …” — Robert Downey Jr, actor who played Iron Man

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CAPTAIN AMERICA

“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, actor who played Captain America

SPIDER-MAN

“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.” — Tom Holland, actor who played Spider-Man

THE HULK

“You let us be extra human … superhuman even. I am deeply honored to have been a small part in the Stan Lee constellation.” — Mark Ruffalo, actor who played The Hulk

THE WASP

“I believe with all my heart that #StanLee would want to be celebrated today. Even through your tears, let’s flood the internet with all the artwork, good, great or awful, that’s ever been created in Stan’s name.” — Evangeline Lilly, actress who played The Wasp

MARVEL STUDIOS

“No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee. Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all. Our thoughts are with his daughter, his family, and his millions of fans. #ThankYouStan #Excelsior!” —Kevin Feige, head of Marvel Studios

SOURCE: AFP

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