LNH: LNH 20th Anniversary Special, Part #2

Martin Phipps martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
Tue May 1 17:11:39 PDT 2012

On May 1, 4:00 pm, Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Apr 2012 19:07:11 +0000 (UTC), Adrian J. McClure wrote:
> >> It took me a bit, though,
> >> to get into comics - moving into a neighborhood where the local
> >> mini-mart had a spinner rack was a godsend - and a bit longer to put the
> >> two together.
> > I miss spinner racks. Of course, nowadays most (non-Archie) single
> > issues aren't really meant to be read as an unified whole experience,
> > and that's probably part of what's hurting comics too, but this is
> > well-trodden ground by now.
> Well, to be fair, that was true for many comics back then!

Well, for me, "back then" refers to the eighties.  At least Spiderman
would face a villain and defeat him in the same issue.  The Avengers
and the Justice League had story arcs because any villain who could
face them was going to take more than one issue to defeat.


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