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where the writer asks if Brand New Day is refreshing, and at the end of the segment, that's when it really crashes:
Still, the story made the Spider-Man comics more interesting. Green Goblin's son Harry is brought back to life. Peter Parker's identity is safe. A redheaded superheroine named Jackpot may or may not be Mary Jane Watson. Despite fan criticism, the Faustian pact made Spider-Man a more readable book. But will the ends justify the means? Only time – and a lot of spider-webs – will tell.
Time has already told about this very article: it's just one more godawful, sugarcoated form of defeatism. I guess that's one columnist there who doesn't think making deals with the devil is such a bad thing.
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