Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Post By
DamonO

In Reply To
pantherlord

Subj: Re: So What!
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 at 10:41:08 am EDT
Reply Subj: Re: So What!
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 at 12:52:17 am EDT

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> Priest's record may be challenged as the longest-running BP writer but it sounds like Sal & my record will, with much pride, remain intact as longest-running BP artists for the time being;-)
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> Best,
> Bob Almond
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> > I also wish they would find a permanent artist for the book, because this constant revolving door of artists on the title is ridiculous. They don't have a revolving door of writers on the book, so why are they doing this to the artwork?

I really do not see what the big news is. Marvel has marketed Hudlin's Black Panther like crazy and has had Black Panther involved in several crossovers which is really the only reason Black Panther is selling so well.

Priest will be remembered for all time as one of the greatest comic book writers ever, with his Black Panther run as the best besides McGregor's Black Panther run.

Hudlin will be remembered as one of several bad comic book writers working at Marvel Comics a few years before the collapse of Marvel Comics. People will remember Hudlin with disdain because in all his Black Panther he accomplished nothing with Black Panther.

Dwayne Turner will be recalled as the highlight of Black Panther's adventures during the Hudlin years, which makes Hudlin pretty much insignificant.

> > Priest's record may be challenged as the longest-running BP writer but it sounds like Sal & my record will, with much pride, remain intact as longest-running BP artists for the time being;-)
> >
> > Best,
> > Bob Almond
> >
> >
> > > I also wish they would find a permanent artist for the book, because this constant revolving door of artists on the title is ridiculous. They don't have a revolving door of writers on the book, so why are they doing this to the artwork?
>
> I really do not see what the big news is. Marvel has marketed Hudlin's Black Panther like crazy and has had Black Panther involved in several crossovers which is really the only reason Black Panther is selling so well.
>
And of course, no comic ever fails when its marketed like crazy and participates in crossovers.

> Priest will be remembered for all time as one of the greatest comic book writers ever, with his Black Panther run as the best besides McGregor's Black Panther run.
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> Hudlin will be remembered as one of several bad comic book writers working at Marvel Comics a few years before the collapse of Marvel Comics. People will remember Hudlin with disdain because in all his Black Panther he accomplished nothing with Black Panther.
>

Because, if you remember that way, then everyone else must too? I know this is hard to believe, but there are actually people that like Hudlin's BLACK PANTHER. And believe it or not, there are actually people that didn't care for Priest's BP. I happen to like them both, but don't assume that just because you like or dislike a series that somehow, the majority of people feel the same way.

> Dwayne Turner will be recalled as the highlight of Black Panther's adventures during the Hudlin years, which makes Hudlin pretty much >insignificant.

Let's hope they recall that Dwayne's last name is McDuffie, not Turner.


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