Top 10 Comic Book Decisions That Backfired
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What can start as a well-intentioned publicity stunt can quickly turn into massive fan backlash, especially when you’re talking about comics. These are the decisions that really had fans up in arms.

List Rank and Entries
#10: Ms. Marvel’s Pregnancy
#9: Hal Jordan Becomes Parallax
#8: HYDRA Marketing
#7: Harley Quinn’s Bathtub Suicide
#6: The New 52
#5: The Clone Saga
#4: Marvel’s Yearly Relaunch
#3, #2, #1: ?

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  1. Secret Empire was not a good issue. Not even close. 75% of that book was very poor and was also received poorly!

  2. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻spiderman clone(s) 🤬🤬🤬I stopped reading immediately, morales was the nail in the coffin. Cap/Hydra 🤬🤬🤬coup de gras of hate and no sales also. I just walked away from comics.

  3. WatchMojo with their facts wrong again. Death of Superman did not start the trend for giant event comics. They had already been doing that for years before the Death Of Superman.
    It all started with Crisis on infinite Earths back in 1984/1985 (which was in itself inspired by the yearly JLA/JSA event). Then was followed by Legends in 86/87, Millenium in 88, Invasion in 89, Armageddon in 91, War of the gods in 91 & Eclipso Darkness within in 92 … all of these before the Death of Superman.

  4. or how about the fact Marvel at one point paid comic book shops to rip up DC first edition comics in exchange for exclusives marvel covers?? I mean seriously

  5. Green Lantern going bad worked out great. Everyone loved his replacement, sales did increase greatly, and the story of his return to goodness was beloved.

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