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Subj: Re: Sweet!
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 07:39:48 pm EST (Viewed 89 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Sweet!
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 07:30:38 pm EST (Viewed 77 times)

> > > Groan. Not normally negative, but does Marvel really think a $4.99 title a month is a good idea? Didn't mind shelling out the extra on a quarterly basis, but monthly? This might be the first mainstream Spidey title that I won't pick up since I started collecting, and I bought Byrne's Chapter One!
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> > You're essentially getting four comics for the price of two, or however it works out. $3 for a 22 page story is a bit much, but $5 for almost 100 pages is a bargain even if you already own the reprinted story.
> Yeah, I really don’t get how people can see 96 pages (with three issues worth of ads) for nine bucks as good idea with 104 (with very little ads) for five is a bad one.

Exactly. I've been advocating thicker, better value for money, anthology comics for a long time and I'm putting my money where my mouth is.