A Party for Stan Lee

Stan Lee 1922-2018

When Stan Lee passed away on November 12th, it hit the comic community really hard. The members of Minnesota Superheroes United planned “A Party for Stan Lee” at Dangerous Man Brewing on November 18th where we all showed up in Marvel costumes and celebrated the spirit of the man who made us all feel like a superhero. I wore my Peggy Carter costume.

Bucky looks a little different. Has he been working out? Costumers: Paul Haga and Kris Heding.

The shield (S.H.I.E.L.D.?) brigade! Costumers: Anne Pinson, Kris Heding, Joe Clerkin, Paul Haga, and Jonathan Penland. Photo Credit: Jonathan Penland.

Costumers: Anne Pinson and Kris Heding. Photo Credit: Jonathan Penland.

Costumers: Kris Heding and Jonathan Penland. Photo Credit: Jonathan Penland.

Costumers: Joe Clerkin and Kris Heding. Photo Credit: Jonathan Penland.

The whole crew!

Selfie with my boyfriend, Dane, who is always a complete champ when I drag him to events like this.

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A Force for Karen Blood Drive

Photo Credit: Alex Hall.

This fall, the Minnesota Force lost one of our beloved members, Karen Madsen, to an 18-year battle with blood cancer. In her honor, we started a group called A Force for Karen. Our first event was a blood drive on November 17th. She relied on blood transfusions, and often spoke to the importance of donating blood. Our goal was 22 pints, and we surpassed our goal!

Photo Credit: Alex Hall.

Photo Credit: Amanda Fineran.

Photo Credit: Alex Hall.

Highland Friendship Club – Lanes for Friendship

Costumers: Madeline Anderson, Jordan West, Elizabeth Luna, Sara Rae, and Kris Heding. Photo Credit: Elizabeth Luna.

On November 3rd, I joined Minnesota Superheroes United at the Lanes for Friendship event for Highland Friendship Club. The event was held at Bowlero. We mingled with the attendees, and they encouraged us to bowl, so we did!

Peggy Carter bowls in Captain America socks, obviously. Photo Credit: Jordan West.