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Dan Slott


Monday, May 5 2014

A Step Back From Amazing: "Amazing Spider-Man #1"

Peter Parker is back, but so are the flaws that make him less than superior.

Monday, February 28 2011

Darkly Reflective: Death, Minimalism and Restraint in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

Mimicking the traditional three-act structure, The Amazing Spider-Man #655 offers an outpouring of grief that hearkens back to the Spider-Man stories of old.

Monday, November 29 2010

Anti-Hero: The Soap-Operatic, Melodramatic Life in 'Amazing Spider-Man' #649

New Spider-Man storyarc, 'The Big Time' takes the title character back to its nerdy, anti-hero roots while offering a reassertion of the soap-operatic nature of the original Amazing Spider-Man stories.

Thursday, August 16 2007

Avengers: The Initative #1-3

Avengers: The Initiative is the only current Avengers title really worth buying, coming across like a fresh-faced gene-splicing of Runaways and a hormonal, teenage Ender's Game.

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