Joan Lee, Wife of Stan Lee, Dies at 93

Ryan Duncan

According to Entertainment Weekly, Joan Lee, the longtime wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan lee, has died. Born in England, Joan met Stan while working as a hat model. Marvel comics issued a statement not long after her passing,

“We are so saddened to hear about the loss of Joan Lee. We lost a member of the Marvel family today and our thoughts and prayers go out to Stan and his daughter Joan in this difficult time.”

 The news also caused a large number of Marvel fans to express their condolences on social media. Though Joan was only slightly connected to the Marvel brand, she did make a cameo appearance in X-Men: Apocalypse and provide voice work for several animated series.

*Published 7/7/2017

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