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Subj: Re: Amazing #649 thoughts
Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 at 07:40:12 am EST (Viewed 175 times)
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    Also i don't understand the Hate for Carly, shes a relatively new character so give it time I love the series since Brand new day and the series is getting really good.

The "give it time" mantra just never gets old, does it?

Just to put things into perspective:

It is now nearly three years since Carlie's first appearance. About three years (and less than 40 issues) after Betty Brant's first appearance, Peter and Betty had fallen in love and broken up.

It is now over a hundred issues since Carlie's first appearance. It took less than a hundred issues from Gwen Stacy's first appearance to her death.

That's decompressed storytelling for you, I guess.

Unfortunately, decompressed storylines are everywhere in comics today.
There are very few writers whose work is "old-fashioned", so to speak. DeFalco is one of those writers who still writes like that and which I am a big fan of...

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