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Spider-Man Sales Part 2

I’m interrupting a section written in 2012 with an update about more recent Spider-Man comics. If sales were good during the Big Time era, they’ve been incredible after Amazing Spider-Man #700. This leads to two questions: Do the consistent sales … Continue reading

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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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Divisive Artists

Another question about the artistic direction of the Spider-Man comics is whether controversial artists should be eschewed in favor of safer choices. It’s part of an old debate in the entertainment industry: When is it worth alienating existing customers to … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Sales

As part of the Infinite Spider-Man series, Thomas Mets analyzes sales of the Amazing Spider-Man comics during the Brand New Day era. Continue reading

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Twenty years of the Spider-Marriage

The reverse of the argument that Spider-Man’s marriage didn’t matter is the claim that it had become ingrained as a core part of the series, and represented something that can’t be changed without doing great harm to the franchise. Fans … Continue reading

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