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McFarlane's Spider-Man

Post by Mark S » 2003-06-26 06:18pm

So when Todd McFarlane was still at Marvel and released his own title of Spider-Man, what did you guys think of it. The subjects were a little more serious than normal Marvel (child murder and obduction) but I liked them. I really like the Demonized Hobgoblin. Stopped collecting before it was taken over by another writer/artist so I don't know where it went from there.

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Post by Lonestar » 2003-06-26 07:40pm

I never liked his art.
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Re: McFarlane's Spider-Man

Post by Rob Wilson » 2003-06-26 08:03pm

Mark S wrote:So when Todd McFarlane was still at Marvel and released his own title of Spider-Man, what did you guys think of it. The subjects were a little more serious than normal Marvel (child murder and obduction) but I liked them. I really like the Demonized Hobgoblin. Stopped collecting before it was taken over by another writer/artist so I don't know where it went from there.

Any thoughts?
I didn't like how he drew people in the early days, far to weird. His Superhero's and Villans loked the business, but he just couldn't do ordinary people - MJ a supermodel actress? With a face like it had been hit with a frying pan. :roll:

His stories were good, and seemed miles better than the other Wartists out there at the time (Rob Liefield, what the fuck! :shock: ). The only ones that really matured from the Wartist boom were Erik Larsen in Savage dragon and Mike Alred in Madman, both of whom showed how good they could be (though it took Larsen some time).

Macfarlane simply took the easy route and got others to do the writing when he started Spawn (how can you go wrong with Alan Grant or Alan Moore writing your issues?) :wink: .
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Post by thecreech » 2003-06-27 11:02am

i liked McFarlane's Spider-Man. Issues 314-316 were great
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