Owner & Painter
FLORENCE, S.C. – Legends Comics store owner and Florence Comic-Con forefather Denny Stevenson will be remembered by his friends and loved ones as a man who had an unrelenting love for art, comic books and the city of Florence as a whole.
Stevenson, 61, died Monday after suffering two massive strokes.
Stevenson owned Legends Comics, located at 702 S. Irby St. in Florence, for 34 years, making it the oldest operating comic book store in South Carolina. Stevenson also founded Florence Comic-Con, an event that has drawn thousands of people to the Florence area each year for the past four years.
After Legends Comics posted the news of Stevenson’s sudden passing on its Facebook page, many of Stevenson’s close friends and fans began posting their condolences and sharing their personal memories of Stevenson.
(exert from Morning News)