Personally, I really liked the Down South arc- especially after reading it over a second time. I loved Benson's gritty writing; Bendis' characterization makes me sad he can't even spell Marc's name right. I saw it as Mark in issue 6.
--Previous Message-- : Sales figures are worrying - but were people : happier with the way things were back in : Down South? : : --Previous Message-- : My hope is someone else will pick up the : book : before it's to late to save it.It's pretty : obvious he's more concerned by how many : avengers and the different ways he can get : them in this book. Moon knight sees more : action in other books and is handled much : better!If Bendis and Maleev keep messing : this up MK won't see another solo book! : : --Previous Message-- : So, what you're saying is you think maybe : we'll have a Moon Knight series until a : month before or after the Avengers opens in : theaters, and then Marvel dumps the book : like a pregant prom queen? : : Of course, with numbers dropping off the way : they have, we might be lucky to have a book : that makes it to issue 10. : : --Previous Message-- : Talked to a shop owner I know who knows : Bendis : personally. Bendis apparently knows all the : talk about MK. Says he's writing the book : his way and doesn't much care about changing : the direction it's going.He's helping Marvel : push the up coming Avengers movie (imagine : that). The shop owner also expressed his : concern in lack of character concern and : believes Bendis is writing all these other : books, oh yeah Moon knight too. Pretty much : thinks Bendis and Maleev are mailing it in! : Really inspiring information for a fan! : : --Previous Message-- : Here are the numbers for the new series: : : Moon Knight #1 49,018 : Moon Knight #2 35,333 : Moon Knight #3 33,768 : Moon Knight #4 30,237 : Moon Knight #5 28,423 : : : : : : : : : :