Comic book legend Stan Lee died on Monday and celebrities who have portrayed his Marvel Universe characters in movies and on TV are posting emotional tributes to his life.
Lee, who died at the age of 95, helped create some of the best-known comic book characters of all time, including Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and Daredevil.
“Thanks for everything, Stan,” actor Ryan Reynolds wrote in an Instagram post shortly after news broke of the pop culture icon’s death. Reynolds played the titular character in Marvel’s “Deadpool” movie series.
Below are some of the celebrity tributes starting to pour in:
Ryan Reynolds ― Wade Wilson/Deadpool of “Deadpool”
Patton Oswalt ― The Koenig brothers of “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
J. August Richards ― Mike Peterson/Deathlok of “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
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