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there's a Ghost Rider ongoing?
There WAS. The first four issues tied into Fear Itself.
I don't know. My faith in the industry is WAY down since Siege ended. Granted, my comic buying habits have been way down since then as well.
I'm of the opinion that books like Uncanny X-Men would never have happened in this climate. The title never would have made it to the Dark Phoenix Saga. It would have relaunched with Giant-Size X-Men #1 and fizzled out within a year.
And that sucks because most creators need about six months to actually get good at the title and characters. I wish we lived in a world where these books got more time to breath before getting canned.
And books like X-23 and Black Panther? Ones that had definite fan followings? It would be nice if Marvel tried to push them a bit more into the spotlight before dropping them. Yeah, X-23 was in some Wolverine crossover and Black Panther tied into Fear Itself but that's just stories and not really promotion. Promotion is more ads. More PR's. You can't build a company on five Avengers books and ten X-Books. I mean, you CAN but it's like building on sand.
The industry is in a bad place right now and no one really knows how to get OUT of it. It's been here before and we got out by accident every time. It would be nice if we accidentally got out again.