Stan Lee, the co-creator of 'X-Men', 'Spider-Man', 'The Hulk', 'Black Panther' and many other Marvel superheroes has died.

Born Stanley Lieber in New York in 1922, Lee was the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, and later became its publisher, chairman and became known to a new generation through his extensive cameos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, totalling all 20 movies released in the franchise so far.

Lee passed away at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was 95 years old.