Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee Dies, Leaving Legions of Fans

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Stan Lee attends the premiere of Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" at the Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK

Writer, editor, and comics icon Stan Lee died at the age of 95 on Monday. After coming into the industry in 1939 as an office gopher, Lee would eventually co-create some of the most famous characters in pop culture, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther, and the Hulk. As the figurehead of Marvel Comics, he used his platform to address social injustice and discrimination, while later becoming well known to audiences for his cameos in Marvel films. We'll talk about Stan Lee and we want to hear from you: What have Marvel Comics and Lee's characters meant in your life?

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