As thousands if not millions of fans and fellow celebrities turn to Twitter today to wish comic book icon Stan Lee a Happy Birthday, Stan Lee is now trending worldwide on the popular social media outlet. As previously reported by Comicbook.com, Stan Lee is celebrating his 90th birthday today.
Some started extending early birthday wishes to Stan Lee yesterday, including Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott, who tweeted, “Wishing an early Happy Birthday to my #Generalissimo, "The Man", the Myth, the Amazing: @TheRealStanLee! The Greatest Comic Scribe of All!” The ever witty Stan Lee replied back, “@DanSlott what a gift, some guys give a nice cigar, a watch, but no not you, I get a dead #PeterParker Thanks for the bday wishes my friend!”
Star Trek’s William Shatner also extended an early birthday greeting to Stan Lee. Shatner tweeted, “@TheRealStanLee Excelsior! just doesn't seem to express the right sentiment tomorrow. Oh, how about HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Yes, that will do. MBB.” Stan Lee replied back, “@WilliamShatner who is a better friend than you? Thank you.”
Iron Man and Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau tweeted, “@TheRealStanLee #Happy90th birthday!” Marvel Comics Editor In Chief Axel Alonso tweeted, “Happy Birthday to @TheRealStanLee. Thanks for all your words of wisdom & encouragement over the last 11 years. yfrog.com/h683655046j.” X-Men Days Of Future Past director Bryan Singer tweeted, “#Happy90th birthday to @therealstanlee. You're the greatest!” Former Batman Actor Val Kilmer tweeted, “Happy Birthday to a truly talented comic book marvel!!! @therealstanlee #Happy90th”
Also, be sure to check out Comicbook.com’s list of ninety reasons to love Stan Lee.