This was about at the point we were finding out sales had dropped quickly enough after #1 (a pretty typical pattern) that our outside chance of staying on the book beyond our contract was disappearing and our mandate if we wanted to stick around was to create some highly promotable storylines to try and juice sales.
In retrospect, we should have really made a dramatic move to introduce twist after twist to the series, which is probably the only way we could have kept ourselves around, but there’d been some emphasis on introducing new members and we asked if we should tell those stories before taking off in any other dramatically new directions and was told that sounded like a good idea so in our minds, that’s what we did. And you folks can decide for yourselves if in the seven remaining issues we did a reasonable job of giving them the kind of promoteable twists and turns they were looking for.( Read more...Collapse )
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