It sounded fun, anyway.
The day started out pretty well as we were given a huge goody bag loaded with baseball cards and comic books. A few of the Marvel characters were present, which made it fun for Mrs.
And as we got past Wolverine (told you Mrs was happy) sitting there signing autographs was
John StarksI'm not a basketball fan, but I got an autograph anyway, figuring I could pass it along to some kid, eventually.
Once inside, we sat through some boring meeting. Heard a lot of yelling, as some investors lost a boatload of money. Then, I grabbed the Old Lady and pointed out someone in the crowd of unhappy people. It was
Holy crap!!! She nearly dragged me over because she wanted to
That was pretty cool, but then I saw him
and I turned into a babbling 7 year old again.
Yup, holy crap, just a few feet away from me was one of my heroes from childhood. The creator of Spiderman and the Hulk.
It was Stan, "The Man" Lee, in the flesh. I was shaking as I had him sign a few things for me. I returned to the Old Lady still goofy with excitement. It was all I could talk about for days.
And for a few hours, I was a kid again.
Did you ever meet one of your childhood heroes? Was he (or she) as cool as Stan Lee?
And Happy Passover to my Jewish friends