Stan Lee (Photo by Gage Skidmore)

Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four,  Black Panther, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, Iron Man and The Avengers, died Nov. 12 at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 95.

Lee’s name became linked with Marvel Comics, which he joined as a teenager and worked for throughout his life. He made cameo appearances in all of the Marvel movies.

He was born Stanley Martin Lieber  on December 28, 1922, in Manhattan, to Romanian-born Jewish immigrant parents, Celia (née Solomon) and Jack Lieber. Lee is survived by his daughter, J.C. His wife of 69 years, Joan, died in 2017.