Thursday Trending Topics: Amazing Spider-Man 698

The run-up to the end of ASM is going to be a pretty big deal, says Dan SlottDear Comic Book Retailer, you’ve never seen me make a post like THIS before. I’m serious. 10/29/12 is the FOC for AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #698. You haven’t ordered enough. Trust me. BCers react, guest starring Dan Slott and Stephen Wacker.

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Dan Slott Says Retailers Haven’t Ordered Enough Amazing Spider-Man #698

Bleeding Cool has been talking up the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man #698 as an equivalent to Amazing Spider-Man #298, a comic book that led up to the biggest events in the title at the time, and still holds up as a fifty dollar book.

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Dan Slott Says Retailers Haven’t Ordered Enough Amazing Spider-Man #698

From what Bleeding Cool has heard, we heartily endorse this message.

Greg Rucka On Leaving Marvel And DC Behind

ou know, I’m starting to worry for?* the now-named Mark Millar’s CLiNT. With Jupiter’s Children and Nemesis 2 both delayed until next year, are we going to get to a point where Mark Millar’s CLiNT runs out of Mark Millar material to print? Will we see Unfunnies, Shadowmen and Saviour pulled out from the bottom drawer? Or will it become more of a Mark Millar Presents affair?

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