Thank you Stan Lee

in #comics3 years ago

Today as many of you know, the legend Stan Lee passed away. I have been dwelling on this all day, like many others, feeling a sense of loss and sadness. More than sadness though I have just felt overwhelming gratefulness for what the man gave us in his time here.

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Story Time

Coincidentally, as the world found out that Stan Lee had passed away. I was busy talking to one of my customers about, you guessed it.... comics. We were from two totally different walks of life. He was an older wealthy man, and I was a "kid" working in his house for him. We had really nothing in common that I could see. He had football stuff everywhere, I'm not into that at all. He clearly had made a lot of money for himself which is typically separates people. He was from an older generation, I a younger. He is black, I am white.

I say all this because Society would tell us that we should be divided. The MEDIA tells us that we should be scared of each other.

BUT COMICS SAYS NO

Comics says.... you have common ground

Because of visionaries like Stan Lee, I was able to talk to a complete stranger from a totally different "world" about some of our favorite characters. He got to tell me that he loved reading the original Black Panther comics, and how he was kinda irritated with the movie. I got to tell him how much I love the character too, explain the custom action figure I am making of the same character, and how I ALSO was frustrated with the movie. Black Panther is a genius... why was he such a dumdum in the movie.

Out of all of my customers today. 6 in total, I connected with him the most.

#Because of comics

Because of men like Stan Lee

...and for that I am grateful. I can only hope to impact a few people the way Stan has impacted millions, and will continue to impact for generations.

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Rest in peace To the man who made the lives of many kids and adults alike with his wonderfully written comics that laid the base to great action films that came later on .There will never be another person like him and Marvel wont be the same without him....... I am happy to see this post on steemit @saywha
#ThereWillNeverBeAnotherStanLee

#Excelsior

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Wow i just found out now thru your post. Have been a comicbook fan all my life. Have sold quite a few on ebay last few years. Salut stan lee!
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It was a total bummer. I stepped off the plane heading back from SteemFest and my texts lit up from those wanted to discuss. Truly blows. I wish his final years were a bit better for him personally.

I agree. It really is a bummer that it ended like that. I am grateful for everything he gave us tho

Absolutely. I am going to try to Pop up my Stan story in the coming days. Rest well Stan. Thx for everything.

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