Letters: Jun. 10, 2002

Spider-Man Rules!

"The main point about Spider-Man: you may be a superhero, but when you get home, you still have to take out the garbage." DAVID P. VERNON Tucson, Ariz.

After seeing the box-office receipts for Spider-Man and reading about superheroes who have made the leap from the pages of comic books to the big screen [BLOCKBUSTER SUMMER, May 20], I wonder if comic-book readers will finally get some respect. Will the public thank us comic-book fans for keeping these characters in print and alive for decades? What would the film world be like if George Lucas and young directors like...

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