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Spider-Man Comics Read in April 2013

I also read a bunch of Spider-Man comics in April. Superior Spider-Man #7-8: The showdown with the Avengers is underwhelming, but Doc Ock learns a lesson, and there’s a nice set-up to a major clash. Avenging Spider-Man #19: A team-up with Sleepwalker has some … Continue reading

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Spider-Man’s Supporting Cast

Anyone in charge of the Spider-Man books is going to need a plan for the supporting cast. This is one category which has often been handled poorly. There have been some suggestions that the book should focus more on the supporting … Continue reading

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Relying on the Supporting Cast

The last entry was about the argument that Peter Parker’s private life isn’t that important, because the book’s appeal is what he does as Spider-Man. A related suggestion is that because the book has such a great supporting cast, the … Continue reading

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On Bringing Back Ben Reilly

I’m ambivalent on the question of whether Ben Reilly should be resurrected. In superhero comics, there are ways to circumvent a character dissolving into dust. That’s not the problem. It could always be revealed that another clone, or an entity … Continue reading

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