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Here's how the Avengers paid tribute to Stan Lee

Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman and Tom Holland have been remembering the Marvel legend

Here's how the Avengers paid tribute to Stan Lee

The world lost an iconic creative force last night with the announcement that Stan Lee – inventor of Spider-ManCaptain America, Iron Man and Doctor Strange – had passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 95.

Alongside collaborators Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Lee dreamed up the now-iconic Marvel universe and the Avengers – and his creations still dominate the modern movie business.

Here’s how the stars who brought Lee’s comics to life on TV and film reacted to his death… 

Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man)

Chris Hemsworth (Thor)

Evangeline Lilly (The Wasp)

Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk)

Chris Evans (Captain America)

Hugh Jackman (Wolverine)

Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye)

Paul Bettany (Vision)

Tom Holland (Spider-Man)

Mike Colter (Luke Cage)

Finn Jones (Iron Fist)

Anthony Mackie (Falcon)

Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)

Gabriel Luna (Ghost Rider)

Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow)

Johansson said in a statement: “The galaxy just gained another Dog Star. Thankful everyday to be a small part of Stan’s universe. He was a legendary visionary and a true artist.”

Chris Pratt (Peter Quill / Star-Lord)

Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury)

Zoe Saldana (Gamora)

Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia)

Karen Gillan (Nebula)

Tom Hardy (Venom)

(Image: Marvel)