Read a 16-Year-Old George R.R. Martin’s Fan Letter to Stan Lee


Back in 1964, when he was just a teenager growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, George R.R. Martin had no way of knowing that one day he’d have incredibly eager (and at times, surprisingly angry) fans of his own, who would anxiously await each installment of his A Song of Ice and Fire series. What he did know was that his latest issue of The Avengers was “beyond words” and deserved to be “mounted in bronze and set on a pedestal” in the middle of his living room. “Stan, old boy,” he writes in a precocious letter to Marvel, “you can put another notch in your pen for this masterpiece.” Click through to read the full text, which also includes some constructive criticism on which villains are worthy of taking up The Fantastic Four’s precious time.

[via TDW Geeks]