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Old 05-18-2013, 12:57 PM   #975
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Originally Posted by Smallville13 View Post
We'll have to agree to disagree on Johns. It astonishes me that he can be writing the Shazam back-up strip on Justice League which is fairly good, and yet be writing the main story and Justice League of America which is absolute dreck. Nothing he's done has been excellent though. Birthright is far stronger than Secret Origins. Morrison and Waid are just in another league, and yet Johns gets so much more exposure and power in the company.
I've had this (drunken) debate about Johns with a friend. Johns is very commercial and he has been criticised as not having written something as memorable as "Birthright" or Morrison's. But his more commercial style is probably why he does have more power in the company.

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