Legendary Marvel Comics co-creator, Stan Lee, has passed away at age 95. Lee's health had been in decline forcing him to cancel appearances at comic conventions over the past few months. Over the past year he has suffered from pneumonia and vision impairment.

According to TMZ.com, an ambulance arrived at Lee's home in Hollywood Hills earlier this morning. He was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Lee was 95 years old and is survived by his daughter, Joan Celia Lee.

Lee created Marvel Comics with Jack Kirby in 1961. Lee and Kirby created famous characters such as Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Black Panther, The Fantastic 4, Professor X, among others. Lee appeared in small cameo rolls throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Rest in Peace and Excelsior Stan Lee.

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