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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: Attn JMS: Com-Con panel followup
      To: rec.arts.comics.marvel.universe  
    Date: 8/13/2002 9:41:00 PM  

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>I thought that here would be a good place to let you know that your recent
>work has brought a long time spiderman fan back into the web, so to speak. I
>too drifted during the clone saga, however in the last 6 -12 or so months, i
>have thoroughly enjoyed once again reading spiderman books. Thanks.

You're most definitely welcome, and just as definitely not alone. I've been
hearing this from a lot of folks. I wish I could take more credit for it than
this, but it's really just a matter of getting out of the way and letting Peter
be who and what he is...that, and John's art. The character is solid, the
mythos is solid, and all you really have to do is not screw it up.

What's been gratifying also has been the slow but steady rise in the book's
sales figures, so that it just recently broke 100,000 copies for the first time
in a very, very long time. That tells me that the character, and the venue, is
still valid; it's just a matter of being honest with the book.

jms

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