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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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Four Kinds of Spider-Man Artists

In a series about the future of a character who exists primarily in a visual medium, I’ve written very little about the art. But that’s obviously something that anyone in charge of the Spider-Man comics is going to have to … Continue reading

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Getting the Supporting Cast Right

Supporting characters are pretty useful in serials. It helps to have a handful of characters as Peter’s primary supporting cast, for him to interact with in most stories. This provides touchstones, along with a sense of consistency and consequence, as these … Continue reading

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