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Andrew

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Dave Phelps

Subj: Re: End of a Personal Era
Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 05:20:25 pm EDT (Viewed 32 times)
Reply Subj: End of a Personal Era
Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 07:17:48 pm EDT (Viewed 65 times)



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    A smidge early, but I'm not planning on buying any more comics the next few days, so...



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    October 31 marks the end of the first month since July 1982 that I didn't buy a single comic with Peter Parker as a featured character. (It also marks the longest I've gone without buying an issue of Amazing Spider-Man since my copy of #232 arrived in the mail back in the day.)



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    This isn't an invitation to bust on the current direction or anything (I'll just pile on in the "10 worst decisions" thread \:\-\) ), but I felt the need to mark the occasion somehow.


I remember wondering when I quit after OMD if I would truly be able to stick with my decision to quit - this being such a longtime hobby and all - but I quickly found that not only was it far easier to quit than I had anticipated, I enjoyed saving the money and not supporting the current direction. Put your money toward something that makes you happy, not the garbage they're trying to force-feed fans now.


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