I'm sure Mr. Schueller didn't know this would turn out the way it did. C'est la vie.
Randy Schueller had a million-dollar idea - and he got paid $220 for it. Actually, his idea was worth closer to $700 million - about the amount "Spider-Man 3" has raked in so far worldwide.
Here's the real story behind the black costume.
Here's the actual letter from 1982: