Today, December 28, Stan Lee would've celebrated his 96th birthday.
His word was gospel to comic fans, and his appearances in the film universe born from his characters earned him a faithful audience composed of multiple generations.
A figure with such enormous impact across so many industries necessarily deserves many different approaches to fully mourn, appreciate, and respect his contributions to geekery in all corners of its modern sense.
And we at SYFY WIRE are doing our best to pay the proper respects. Below you can find the anecdotes, obituaries, videos, and lists collecting the best of Lee and, of course, "Excelsior!"
- Comic book icon Stan Lee dies at the age of 95
- Marvel legend Roy Thomas visited Stan Lee days before his death. Here's what happened.
- Marvel creators remember Stan Lee
- Stan Lee used his Soapbox to preach tolerance and fight bigotry
- Hollywood, Marvel movie stars react to Stan Lee’s passing
- Todd McFarlane remembers Stan Lee, his friend and mentor
- Revisiting Stan Lee’s biggest and best Marvel movie cameos
- How Stan Lee helped create modern fandom
- In his own words: Stan Lee reflects on his legacy
- Stan Lee’s 10 most underrated Marvel creations
- Remembering Stan Lee: Inside his creative process and fiery partnership with Jack Kirby