American Legendary comics creator, Stan Lee, died on Monday, November 12 at Cedars- Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles.
He was responsible for the creation of the Marvel Comics’ iconic characters such as Spider-Man, the X-Men, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and the Fantastic Four among others.
The iconic writer who died at 95 years old was also United States War veteran who served writing film scripts and the text of other training and recruitment material during World War II. Therefore he joined other veterans as they marked the United States Veterans Day with a tweet paying tribute to his colleagues.
The post from his official Twitter account was shared just hours before he died.
It read: “Thank you to all of America’s veterans for your service. Fun fact: Stan’s official US Army title during WW2 was ‘Playwright.’ #VeteransDay”
Alongside the tweet was a black and white picture of Stan in his army uniform.
See tweet below:
— stan lee (@TheRealStanLee) November 11, 2018