Watch Stan Lee's Heartfelt Final Message to His Fans
"I love my fans. I cannot tell you how much I love my fans."
Screenshot via Twitter
After Stan Lee passed away at 95 on Monday, leaving behind a legacy of allyship and an unmatched influence on comic book culture, his fans flooded the web with loving tributes to the man behind Marvel's most iconic superheroes. On Wednesday, his official Twitter account responded in kind, releasing what could be his final video appearance: an earnest, unprompted speech Lee made about how much he valued his fans.
"I love my fans. I cannot tell you how much I love my fans," Lee says in the video, basically out of nowhere. "There's something, if you think about it, that is wonderful about somebody caring about you as I care about them, whom you've never met, who may live in another part of the world. But they care, and you have something in common, and occasionally you contact each other. This business of fans, I think is terrific, and I love 'em all."
You can watch the full video below:
Lee worked to create stories for the folks who loved his work until the very end, dropping an innovative cyberpunk webtoon called Backchannel just weeks before he passed away. And while this might be one of the last videos he ever recorded, it's not the last time we'll see him on screen: According to ScreeRant, he already filmed his cameos for the upcoming Captain Marvel and Avengers 4.
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