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#1921 JohnMcMahon

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 03:05 PM

Bendis Prime was a hell of a writer - Fire and Jinx into Powers and then both Daredevil and Alias, think it all started going a bit arseways* around the time he started on Avengers.

*Helping reboot a dead franchise to the point where it spawned a hugely successful cinematic universe might not meet the definition of arseways mind!
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Posted 04 May 2017 - 04:36 PM

He stayed on Daredevil way too long. He was still in his prime when he started on DD, but as his run progressed, it got to be a real chore to read. His Ultimate Spider Man was fun, for about the first 75 issues or so. Very well worth a read.
Yeah, he's still a hugely popular writer who has many fans willing to spend money on his books. It doesn't mean that he's written anything of quality for years though.
Two major problems with Bendis are the fact that a.)he keeps trying to write team books, when he has a horrible time juggling different character-arcs, and b.)he's been over-exposed. His writing style stays consistent on any books he is writing. He has that same conversational style on any title he is writing. It was fresh when he was just breaking in with comics, but after all these years, and over-staying his welcome on most titles he works on, it's obvious that his reach doesn't extend very far.
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Posted 04 May 2017 - 05:20 PM

Are
you
saying
that
he
has
little
else
left
to
draw
on
besides
tiresome
and
affected
lettering
using
loads
more
speech
balloons
than
he
needs
to?




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