Tag Archives: Brand New Day

The Advantages of the (Almost) Weekly Amazing Spider-Man

Late in 2006, I thought that one way Marvel could take advantage of a massive change to the status quo and creative teams after “One More Day” would be to make Amazing Spider‑Man weekly. In this case, it made sense to keep … Continue reading

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Brand New Day and All-Star Superman

Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely’s twelve-issue run of All-Star Superman is probably the best comic book of the last decade. It’s when I discovered that The Dark Knight Returns can be surpassed by DC. It made me realize I prefer Superman to Batman. And … Continue reading

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Without One More Day

For the Infinite Spider-Man series, Thomas Mets considers what the Spider-Man comics would have been like if it weren’t for One More Day. Continue reading

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One More Day And EVENT Comics

There are a handful of arguments against One More Day that are no longer applicable, dealing with whether it was a good idea at the time. These should still be addressed, even if that ultimately doesn’t establish whether or not it’s a … Continue reading

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Was Joe Quesada a Hypocrite?

Was Joe Quesada a hypocrite for Spider-Man: One More Day considering other developments, like Mac Gargan becoming Venom, or Aunt May learning Peter’s secret identity? Continue reading

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Regression and the supporting cast

When Peter Parker’s marriage was erased, this was followed by some changes to the rest of the supporting cast, particularly Harry Osborn, Mary Jane and the Black Cat. One argument in favor of undoing One More Day and opting for … Continue reading

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Peter Parker: Player Or Loser

There were a few misconceptions about what making Peter Parker single again would entail. Some suspected that the development would have the inevitable result of writers portraying him as an unlikable Casanova. They’re afraid that unscrupulous writers would try to … Continue reading

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Green Lantern Rebirth VS One More Day

Comparison of Spider-Man’s One More Day and Geoff Johns’s Green Lantern Rebirth. Continue reading

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Spider-Archie

One of the complaints against the current Spider-Man comics was that Peter Parker was turned into Archie Andrews, a character incapable of change of growth or change. For these readers, there’s no middle ground between a commitment to change approach, … Continue reading

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Relying on the Supporting Cast

The last entry was about the argument that Peter Parker’s private life isn’t that important, because the book’s appeal is what he does as Spider-Man. A related suggestion is that because the book has such a great supporting cast, the … Continue reading

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