"Don't remember what was going on back then, but #145 was my last issue until after this series was over, and I don't recall missing Gwen much back then. Just how big was her death back in those days, before modern day nostalgia took over?"
"The olio acts (little shows put on to entertain people while they set up the big acts) died. This is why the 1976-78 Howdy Doody didn't catch on. Once in awhile somebody tries bringing those things back but audiences don't seem interested…"
"Don't know how they did it, but back around those days theaters had magicians buried for three days then dig them up. Supposedly they had camera so people could look in and stare at the frozen "corpse." So these covers could be based…"
"Seems JJ should have figured Spider-Man out by this time. He hired a goon to take pictures of Spider-Man and the goon keeps delivering. Perhaps he suspects and doesn't care, since he knows Peter is insulting himself when JJ writes one of his…"