Re: Smith to pen AMS; JMS to launch new Spidey comic

 Posted on 5/21/2002 by to rec.arts.comics.marvel.universe

>However, it should be pointed out that JMS has maintained a monthly schedule
>more often than not with his work on Amazing Spider-Man. Issues 30-34 came
>on a monthly basis. Issue 35 was late, and issue 36 came out the next month.
>Issue 37 was late, but issues 38 and 39 were released in the following two
>months. Issue 40 was late. I count 3 late issues, and 8 issues maintaining a
>monthly schedule. I think this is an important distinction to make.

One other thing, only because I keep forgetting to mention it...the publishing
schedule was also kicked slantwise by a) September 11, and b) the desire to
drop in the script for issue 36 as a memorial to same. We kinda dropped
everything to make that work, and that also slowed things down on the
production side.


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