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John Romita Jr. 30th Anniversary Special #1

Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Mar 23, 2007

    If nothing else, this Anniversary Special reinforces the contribution that Romita Jr. has made to the medium of comics (and the superhero genre in particular) and the career timeline that is included would make any professional artist proud. However, there's a definite sense that this book is constrained by its short page count - many of which are necessarily devoted to reproductions of the man's art - with the result that the interview can't afford to get into much depth about Romita's work or his approach to his art, skipping through his work on Amazing Spider-Man, X-Men, Wolverine and Eternals at a fair old pace. The contributions from other industry professionals are illuminating, but are reduced to mere soundbites, where it would be interesting to see what more they had to say. Anyone with a real interest in the artist would probably get more out of the Marvel Visionaries volume which is devoted to him, as this single issue just isn't big enough to give fans anything meaty to g Read Full Review

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