The legendary, one and only writer and publisher of Marvel Comics, who created the X-Men, the Avengers and Black Panther, Stan Lee died.

Stan Lee was 95-year-old at the time of his death. He was taken to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday after suffering a medical emergency and was declared dead shortly afterwards.

The 95-year-old was very well known for creating the Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and Ant-Man, among countless other characters.

He started his business in 1939 and in 1960s, he transformed the Marvel Comics into a cultural phenomenon, by creating stories that were socially relevant.

Stan Lee had recently suffered multiple illnesses, including a bout of pneumonia earlier this year. He revealed that during a press conference in February, where he said that poor health had caused him to cancel several appearances.

In addition, here are some of the most memorable Marvel Comics publisher Stan Lee quotes:

“The more you read, the better you’re going to become as a storyteller.”

“Life is never completely without its challenges.”

“Comic books for me are fairy tales for grown-ups.”

“If you are interested in what you do, that keeps you going.”

“To me, writing is fun. It doesn’t matter what you are writing, as long as you can tell a story.”

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