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Subj: Re: Really?
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 at 12:26:39 am EST
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Posted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 at 11:16:46 pm EST (Viewed 146 times)

> In for a penny....
> OMD has been beaten to death, it's now roadkill in the desert, can we leave it there, please?
> Pete was out of his mind with grief and guilt, have you never made a bad decision based on your emotional state at the time?
> Furthermore, it has now been established that OMD did not result in the mindwipe, something else did that happened after OMD.
> Whether this is an editorial U-turn or was always planned this way should not matter, so long as the explanation is a good one.
> It's great that fans still feel strongly about Spider-Man and OMD/BND one year on, but I think that the comments have gone from outrage and disbelief to general bitching about any move that Marvel and Joey Q make.
> It's done, it's not going to be changed back anytime soon, either buy ASM and enjoy it, or drop it and let other people continue to enjoy it.
> Nuff Said?

I basically have dropped the book. I like popping in here, but never start bashing if I do. Actually, one of the only threads I started was how much I enjoyed the recent gang story. I feel some of your comments should be directed at the review's author. I was just commenting.

In any case, I respect the choice of those who enjoy this. I don't agree with the Pete being in grief and turmoil as some type of an excuse for this though. Yes, I have been in grief, and made errors in judgment, but this is extreme. Pete isn't a teenager anymore. He's a grown man. I can practically see panels in many past spiderman comics where he'd make fun of someone making a deal with the devil. He knows the risks of this and his aunt is old. It just smacks of Joe Q wanting this, not something the character would really do. For that matter, Pete is supposed to be a great scientific mind and he doesn't seem to act like it.

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