Comic Book Advice: Making It Last

Stan Lee (creator of Daredevil) was asked did he ever imagined Daredevil would last forty years:

“In all honesty, I never thought about it with any of our comics or characters. It is hard to describe, but in the days we were doing all of these superheroes, when we started them, all we were concerned about was that the books would sell. So we were so involved and occupied with making ever issue as good or better than the last that the thought of what these would be like in forty years, it never occured to me. And I doubt any of the guys was thinking of it at that time…”