LOS ANGELES – A small, private funeral is being held to mourn the Marvel comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is planning further plans to remind him. "Stan was always anxious that he would not want a big public funeral, so his family held a private, closed ceremony that lived up to his last wishes." Lee's company POW! Entertainment said in a statement to The Associated Press on Friday.
POW! Entertainment has created a memorial wall on Lee's site where friends, colleagues, and fans can share thoughts, prayers, and honors with Lee. In the coming days, announcements from co-designers and artists will be published on Lee's social media pages.
The company says that more commemorative plans are in the works and hopes to provide more details soon.
"The size of Stan makes this a monumental task," the statement says.
The 95-year-old was pronounced dead on Monday after hospitalization in Los Angeles. No cause of death was stated. Lee's wife Joan died at the age of 93 last July. The couple was 69 years married and had a daughter, Joan.
He co-designed the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, and many other heroes in the Marvel comic and film universes. He himself was a hero for fans who were enthusiastic about his movie cameos and public appearances because he remained Marvel's ambassador until his death.