SMF 1 placement

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SMF 1 placement

Post by michaelyuri » Mon May 19, 2008 2:53 pm

I had originally placed Spider Man Family #1 between Spider-Girl 90 & 91 based primarily on publication date. There are no obvious placement clues in the story.

However, a poster on another board suggested that this placement doesn't work due to May's hairstyle: http://comicboards.com/php/show.php?rpy ... 0819264400

In Spider-Girl #89, which takes place shortly after the Last Hero Standing mini, May is drawn with a different hairstyle, in which her hair is longer and parted on the side. I hadn't paid much attention to her hair. Even though they all take place at about the same time, May's hair looks very different in the Spider-Girl ongoing series, the Last Hero Standing mini, and the Spider-Man Family one-shot, because they were all drawn by different artists. Nevertheless, her hair in SMF 1 does look more like the pre-SG 89 style.

SMF 1 can't go immediately before SG 89, because SG 89 opens with May in a cast, having broken her arm during Last Hero Standing, so this pushes it back before LHS. Also, May's narration in SG 89 says that it has been a hectic couple of weeks, and specifically mentions her adventure with the Fantastic Five and the events of Last Hero Standing, but doesn't mention the SMF story. It seems to make sense to push SMF 1 before the Fantastic Five arc in SG 86-88.

Only a few entries are affected:

Duran, Courtney Marie
. . .
SG 81
SG 85
*SMF 1
SG 86
SG 88
SG 89
>>SMF 1 <- deleted
SG 91
SG 94
. . .

Kirby, Davida Jacqueline
. . .
SG 81
SG 85
*SMF 1
SG 89
>>SMF 1 <- deleted
SG 91
SG 92
. . .

Spider-Girl/May "Mayday" Parker
. . .
SG 84
SG 85
*SMF 1
SG 86
SG 87
SG 88
LHS 1
LHS 2
LHS 3
LHS 4
LHS 5
SG 89
SG 90
>>SMF 1 <- deleted
SG 91
SG 92
. . .

Spider-Man/Peter Parker
. . .
SG 83
SG 85
*SMF 1
LHS 1
LHS 2
LHS 3
LHS 4
LHS 5
SG 90
>>SMF 1 <- deleted
SG 91
SG 94
. . .
-Mike

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