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#1 Posted by originalhomeslice (8 posts) - - Show Bio

@turoksonofstone said:

Comic Books Have targeted adults since the silver age.

Today though, who are the primary target? I think an intense focus on primarily catering to older readers is a more modern phenomenon than the Silver Age.

#2 Posted by originalhomeslice (8 posts) - - Show Bio

I got "back into comics" 2-3 years ago, mostly because of Scott Snyder's work and Ed Brubaker's work on Fatale, which clearly is not intended for a young audience. It was the first time I consistently read monthly books since I was 11 years old, for the Death of Superman stuff.

Since getting back into some of this and hearing more about the big events in the medium, I bought Spider-Man 700....and couldn't get into it. I found it very campy, and not written in a mature enough style that I could identify with, like a Snyder or Brubaker.

That said, I could see how something like Spider-Man, and Superior Spider-Man that followed, would have a broader appeal than some of Snyder's work, and felt more like the books I read almost 20 years ago.

It seems that there are still a variety of titles that can appeal to a variety of audiences, and the most successful (best-selling) ones embrace a mass-appeal approach, while world-class writing that isn't necessarily for kids can also sell very well.

#3 Posted by originalhomeslice (8 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks awesome!

#4 Posted by originalhomeslice (8 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't read the comic that appears in this article, but reading the section cropped out of it, it doesn't seem like a male fantasy with any glimmer of intelligence -- it seems dated, uninspired and dumb.

#5 Posted by originalhomeslice (8 posts) - - Show Bio

If they're one song this world needs, it's more Catwoman movies. They always go smoothly, no script problems, box office smash hits, all........

#6 Posted by originalhomeslice (8 posts) - - Show Bio

2:32 --- Norm Chan, very proud of his sonar-resistant arms idea.