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Spider-Man Schedules: The Old Way Is Doomed

In terms of sales, Spider-Man satellite titles have seen better days. Avenging Spider-Man just saw its final issue, prior to the Superior Spider-Man Team-Up relaunch. Recent issues were the 79th and 83rd best-selling comic book in May 2013. Part of it could be that the title … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Comics Read in March 2013

And I also read some Spider-Man comics in March. Venom #32: Solid mostly self-contained issue as Flash Thompson gets used to his new life in Philadelphia, and fights a mostly generic villain, while Bunn and co. lay the seeds for the battle … Continue reading

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Hiatuses in comic books

My initial guess was that Superior Spider-Man was going to be a hiatus for the Peter Parker Spider-Man. But they went in a slightly different direction, essentially keeping Peter Parker around as a supporting character. Both approaches come with advantages … Continue reading

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The Superior Spider-Man Era

I don’t believe that the Superior Spider-Man status quo will be permanent, any more than the Spider-Man Unmasked period was permanent. But it’s certainly promising in the short term. The hook of having a victorious vllain trying to actually replace … Continue reading

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What comes after Superior Spider-Man?

Whenever a major comic book character is killed off, it is not uncommon for there to be several escape doors. In some cases, the writer leaves those for their successors. In other cases, the writer plans to use it himself. … Continue reading

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100% Superhero Action

Most discussions about the ideal direction of the Spider-Man comics are based on the assumption that the private life of the guy behind the mask (usually Peter Parker) is important. But some readers ask why it’s so essential for him … Continue reading

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