To which I mean I’m completely done with single issue comic pamphlets. They make a mess, they get all over, hard to store reasonably, there’s not really much collector value long term, as I’m not going to want to revisit most of these stories in 20-30 years or whatnot. And even then, things that are hot now might be quarter bin like Spawn or Gen13.
Next, there’s not a single book out there (barring some random indie ones, don’t leave comments listing “but this–” please) that actually tells a story in a single issue or makes any attempt at it anymore. Everything’s built around 5-7 issue arcs. So you might as well get a graphic novel at that point. It’s just a waste, and 20 pages, as comics have been shortened to, with the modern cinematic style, don’t convey nearly enough information like the Golden/Silver age of comics to get you invested in a story enough to want to do it monthly. You’ll get a short part where Spider-man steps in dog poo and then heads out and then the issue ends. And then next issue he might be at the laundromat before something happens. By the time the next month rolls around there’s nothing to leave an impression enough for you to follow the story from where it left off (which is why they do recaps every issue now).
Graphic novels are the way to go. They’re more efficient, I can sit and do it in one reading, and that’s that.