When we three all emailed each other on hearing the sad news, we all had the same thought you and your comic buddies probably had:
If not for Marvel, if not for Stan, we might never have met at all!
Think about it. All those lasting friendships acquired through swapping comics in the playground, meeting up at cons, hell, through blogs like this, might never have happened, if not for four simple words: "You like Marvel too?"
For us, of course, it began with The Mighty World Of Marvel #1, starting off a lifelong love affair with comics:
Holman, Doree, Phillips & Phillips, Holman, Doree
Thank you, Stan. Thank you for the stories, thank you for the fun and adventure, thank you for the dreams. But most of all, thank you for the friendships. What a legacy. 'Nuff Said.