Pictured here, sucking in awesome
Stan Lee, creator of everything awesome, received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday. I think this is great, especially after the Academy has overlooked such wonderful performances as "Man Dodging Debris" in Spider-man 2, "Willie Lumpkin" in Fantastic Four, "Old Man at Crossing" in Daredevil and the tour de force of them all, "Waterhose Man" in X-Men: The Last Stand.
Seriously, though, without this man the world would be a darker place. Stan Lee created human superheroes, people in tights that we could relate to. Without him, who knows how many years comic readers would have read about god-like beings that posed an unnatural look at the world. He is a modern day Homer, crafting Achilles in spandex with New York as his Troy. And honestly, modern movie and comic companies should bow down and kiss the ground he walks on, because without him million dollar franchises complete with stories begun decades before would not exist.
To Stan, I can only say one thing: Excelsior!