I'm reading Morrison's Supergods
, and he makes a pointed comment: the original origin of Spider-man took 11 pages, but Bendis needed six twenty-two page comics. I'd suggest that this isn't all Bendis's fault: readers demand a certain amount of decompression these days. Justice League
arguably pushed it too far in their opening arc.
This week: Phantom Stranger
, Earth Two
and Worlds' Finest
. I believe I actually already know where Batman learned his Bat-fu.