The Value of Silence

January 25, 2013 by  
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J.M. DeMatteis blogs about his experience writing Spectacular Spider-Man #200 and a moment where he came face-to-face with the moment where a writer's job is "deciding when to speak and when to shut up.  Deciding whether to go for a barrage of machine-gun dialogue, a series of powerful captions or to surrender to equally-powerful silence.  Whether we’re working full-script of plot-first, we make those decisions on every panel of every page."

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One Response to “The Value of Silence”
  1. Gosh, I love this issue. It was incredibly numbing.