Dave Galanter
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Julio Barone

In Reply To
Grumpy

Subj: Re: I agree - but what is up with Spider-Man's Monologue?
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 04:02:39 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: I agree - but what is up with Spider-Man's Monologue?
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 03:21:33 pm EDT


Betty mentioned this issue she was getting everything down on her Blackberry.

That would have been a good framing way of recapping if done right.

>
> Ya, that is what I figured it was too, and in general I don't mind recap pages here and there (I feel they add to the continuity of things).
> But it really just brushed me the wrong way to be having Spider-Man (who knows nothing of what is going on), to be the one giving it.
>
> > > >
> > > > That is exactly what I thought when I read that issue...although I haven't read the interview so I can't help you there.
> > > >
> > > > I have been having a lot of trouble understanding how Spider-Man off in the Savage Land could know what is happening with Jackpot back in NY....
> > > > Am I missing something here?
> > >
> > > I didn't get that either. It was very anti-climatic to start the issue like that.
> > >
> > > Cbasfrench
> >
> > I interpreted it as a narrative device. Spidey, at the time, would not know what was going on. I'm guessing it was just viewed as a reader-friendly way of catching readers up and/or reminding them what went on in the issue prior.



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