Which means that those vague promises Bendis made of him and the artist re-taking the reins of a Spider-Woman solo book in the future are definitile squashed. Maleev said that doing Spider-Woman was too daunting and time-consuming (aren't all art tasks of his anyway??) and Bendis said that he would not do SW without MK.
So why not go back to her instead of this?
Spider-Woman's big comeback, 5 years in the making, ended up a huge fiasco and the biggest symbolic cocktease for SW fans ever.
I truly hope the MK book tanks.
: I'd have to add that I feel both Bendis and
: Marvel screwed things up.
: Bendis claims he wanted to bring her
: back...But instead of actually having her
: return, he had a skrull queen pose as her
: the entire time "Jessica" joined
: and acted as an Avenger.
: He then produced the (IMHO)horrible
: "retcon origin" of Spider-Woman
: mini-series. He also continually put
: Spider-Woman's solo series off (what was it,
: almost two years?)...Further dulling fan's
: interest in the project.
: Then we got the surprise "reveal"
: of Jessica not being Jessica...Angering
: quite a few fans, I believe. I personally
: felt cheated, having bought many of the
: first few issues of those Avengers stories,
: because I believed Jessica had returned to
: the life of super-heroing (I dropped the New
: Avengers around #20 or so, because I lost
: interest and really didn't like how he was
: handling her character).
: He gave us a rushed and very lame actual
: return for Jessica (and many other heroes)
: at the end of the badly-written and
: plot-hole-ridden "Secret
: Invasion"...I was not impressed.
: When he finally does her solo series, it too
: is a let-down...IMHO, it was boring as heck.
: I think Bendis has handled the Spider-Woman
: really, really badly and Marvel let him do
: This is all just my opinion and how I feel
: about what has been done to the
: character...I know some fans may feel the
: same or similar to me...But I certainly
: don't speak for every fan.
: Some female characters have been empowered
: to be very strong and made great
: returns...Like in some ways, Ms Marvel. But
: I feel they really screwed up in bringing
: Jessica back.
: --Previous Message--
: I just wanna say that Marvel really fu****
: this up, big time. So many years of hype
: only, only to give us the biggest c*cktease
: ever, as far as Spider-Woman fans. And now,
: she s back to being a barely visible cameo
: in the Avengers book. They couldn't even
: use her in the recent GRIM HUNT storyline,
: which is surprising, because it dealt with
: the Kravinoff family hunting down
: spider-heroes, and Jessica is the one that
: has a semi-supernatural background...
: Damn, Marvel, you suck
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