Stan Lee Is Dead. Long Live Stan Lee.

Posted: November 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

Pop Culture Uncovered

The news today is that Stan Lee is dead at the age of 95.  Don’t believe it.

I’m sure much will be made of the fact that his physical body has passed. There will be weeping and mourning, with news sites and social media filling up with tributes and lamenting over the fact that the genius of comics has died. People will quite likely be shutting down over this, as if a close, personal friend of theirs is gone.

I refuse to do that, because Stan is still here.

I’m not sure exactly how I was introduced to Stan. When I was a kid in the early 1980s, I was hooked on two cartoons: the Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends and Incredible Hulk on NBC Saturday mornings. Unsurprisingly, I got into their comic book counterparts when I first discovered them in a drugstore on a shopping trip with my…

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