"Now, I can't tell you how many people are sitting around with the cold, hard evidence that it wasn't. I just wasn't going to let lack of perseverance, lack of preparation, or lack of prayer get in the way. I just went crazy -- in a good way. And suddenly it occurred to me: Oh my god, Stan Lee might not know this, but everything he created has all been leading to this moment. It's me. Then I thought, Hold on a second, dude. Is this just some sort of neurotic personality meltdown happening here? And then I thought, Nah, that feels different."