When Art Greenhaw first talked to Stan Lee about the possibility of creating this new genre of adventure comics, Stan was encouraging and the two men arranged a meeting to discuss the possibility. The event led to the two becoming long-time friends. Here’s a YouTube video that spotlights Art and Stan discussing Silver Soldiers.
Shortly after Art and Stan first met, Rick Klein, Political Director of ABC News, took an interest. The result was an article that he wrote for the Dallas Morning News. Here’s the article: