It came up as breaking news. It's hard to believe that it did happen.
Stan Lee (December 28, 1922-November 12, 2018)
Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95.
Stan Lee was an American comic-book writer, editor, film executive producer, actor, and publisher. He was formerly editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, and later its publisher and chairman before leaving the company to become its chairman emeritus, as well as a member of the editorial board
He passed away from a medical emergency at a Los Angeles hospital
Rest in peace, Stan, for you will forever be remembered by your friends, family, colleagues, and above all, your fans