Stan Lee, the man behind comic book creations like The Avengers, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man and X-Men, died on Nov. 12, 2018, ET can confirm. He was 95. The comic icon was a writer, editor and, at various points, both the publisher and vice president of Marvel Comics. Over the course of his career, and especially in the current era of screen adaptations, Lee became the face of Marvel and his fans came to look forward to seeing the iconic persona pop up in each of the studio's films. From 1989 through 2018, Lee made a cameo appearance in nearly every Marvel movie, and he also showed up in animated series, as well as a number of shows beyond the Marvel Cinematic Universe.