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Subj: Re: My Thoughts on Amazing Spider-Man #647
Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 at 08:59:35 am EST (Viewed 66 times)
Reply Subj: Re: My Thoughts on Amazing Spider-Man #647
Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 at 04:54:28 pm EST (Viewed 3 times)




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    If I were writing Spider-Man, I'd try to avoid real-world politics altogether, because:



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    1. It alienates about half of the readership depending on which way they go (right or left). The other half may be amused, but it probably isn't worth it...



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    2. It tends to date the comic. Spidey meeting Obama at the 2008 inauguration won't be canon ten years from now, since that would considerably age the character.


I don't know that it's meant to be canon even now. Much like Spider-Man meeting Stephen Colbert, I think it was more or less a what if? sort of tale.

-Comp





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