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Omar Karindu

In Reply To
ElCoyote Likes Spidey To Be Spidey

Subj: Out of curiosity: you don't like Roger Stern's work on the title?
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 11:46:24 pm EST (Viewed 1 times)
Reply Subj: Well, duh, Spider-Man hasn't been classic since the 70s. Why be a fan of mediocrity? NT
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 09:23:11 pm EST

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yeah, I got nothing more to say. Truth hurts, I know.

That was pretty solidly 1980s, Coyote. Personally, I like Stern better than I do Wolfman and Wein, who wrote most of Spidey's 70s adventures. And while he never gave us a story as classic as The Night Gwen Stacy Died, he was more consistent in quality terms than Gerry Conway, who produced some genuine clunkers in his day.

I'll grant that there's the horrid Denny O'Neil run in between Wolfman and Stern. I suppose it's possible you don't dig Stern's work, and I'm curious to hear why that might be.

- Omar Karindu

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