spiderman-rear-viewWhat in the world is happening in this picture? Add a funny caption in the comment section. 

2014-09-06_070039_photo-600x800Comic Legend John Byrne isn’t a fan of Spider-Man’s arch-nemesis the Green Goblin. He recently agreed to do a commission for a fan of old Norman. However he couldn’t finish due to how much he dislikes the villain. Here’s Byrne’s quote,

When Jim Warden first asked me to do this one, I declined. I have no interest in the Green Goblin. In fact, I would go so far as to say I actively dislikethe Green Goblin. I have long felt his elevation to being Spider-Man’s “Number One Foe” was completely undeserved. That place belongs to Doctor Octopus!

Anyway, Jim would occasionally come back to this piece, asking if maybe I had changed my mind, and finally, about six months ago (maybe more) I relented. And then the thing sat festering in the back of my mind as I kept putting it off, and putting it off, and putting it off. . . .

So now, I give up! There are other commissions waiting on The List that I really WANT to do! If nothing else, this photo gives you a peek into my decidedly erratic way of “building” these pieces!

Sorry, Eric!!!

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2D274906892406-today-missing-boy-140929-04.blocks_desktop_largeA 10 year old Florida boy was missing for 14 hours and an ABC reporter randomly found him. Reporter Cameron Polom was walking with his photographer in the boys neighborhood when saw Paul Ezekial Fagan come out of a yard that was overgrown with vegetation. He walked right up to him and Polom couldn’t believe his eyes. Watch the reunion video with the boys family that will bring a tear to your eye. Click here for more info. 

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Podcast329picWe travel back to September 1971 for this episode of Spider-History. JR discusses the milestone issue of Amazing Spider-Man # 100.  Spidey receives four extra arms and it’s not all it’s cracked up to be as he immediately has to take on a new bloodsucker by the name of Morbius. 

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Podcast # 328-11 Spider-Satellite reviews. 
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Podcast # 326-Spider-News
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chuck-e-cheese-adIt seems when he’s not shooting pictures for the Daily Bugle, Spidey shoots pics at Chuck E Cheese’s. 

“You are wasting time. . .and time is something we have far too little of right now.”

New Warriors 10 CoverThe Kaine Krusaders finally take the fight back to the High Evolutionary as the Second Evolutionary War kicks into high gear. Will this book go out on a high note as it enters its final arc? Click and find out!

WRITERS: Christopher Yost and Erik Burnham

ARTIST: Marcus To

COLOR ARTIST: Ruth Redmond

LETTERING: VC’s Joe Caramagna

COVER by Stacey Lee

EDITOR: Devin Lewis

SUPERVISING EDITOR: Sana Amanat

SENIOR EDITOR: Nick Lowe

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AmazingSpider-Man#1.5--SketchVariant“As far as I’m concerned, he’s a lost cause.”

At long last, after five months, it’s the final chapter of “Learning to Crawl!” Has Peter Parker hung up the webs for good? Will Clash be “the greatest bad guy there ever was?” Will we discover the terrible, dark secret of Uncle Ben? Well, not to be a spoil sport, but the answers are “no,” “no,” and “nothing you didn’t already know.”

“Learning To Crawl: Part Five”
WRITER: Dan Slott
ARTIST: Ramón Pérez
COLORS: Ian Herring
LETTERS: VC’s Joe Caramagna
COVER: Alex Ross
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Ellie Pyle
EDITOR: Nick Lowe

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edge-of-spider-verse-3-cover-105610  Wait, I know your face! You’re one of the victims.

Aaron Aikman is the Spider-Man. When he’s not busy as a molecular biologist at Ikegami, he is busy protecting the city in armor of his own design from the threat of Naamurah, a threat far bigger and deeper than he imagines, a threat that is about to be eclipsed by something far more deadly to himself. 

Writer & Artist: Dustin Weaver

Letterer & Production: VC’s Clayton Cowles

Cover Artist: Dustin Weaver

Variant Cover Artists: Greg Land & Morry Hollowell

Associate Editor:  Ellie Pyle

Editor: Nick Lowe

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OH MAN I CAN’T WAIT SPIDERVERSE IS RAMPING UP SO QUICKLY WOW—wait what is this again? Oh right that Spider-Man origin story…yeah that finally ends this issue. Read ahead to see if this is a great addition to the Spider mythos, or if its a forgettable as it seems.

 

“Learning to Crawl: Part Five”
WRITER: Dan Slott
ARTIST: Ramón Pérez
COLORS: Ian Herring
LETTERS: VC’s Joe Caramagna
COVER: Alex Ross
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Ellie Pyle
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2099-1“YOU! What the Hell are you doing here?”

WRITER Peter David
ART Will Sliney
COLOR Antonio Fabela
LETTERER VC’s Joe Caramagna
EDITOR Ellie Pyle
SENIOR EDITOR Nick Lowe

Liz pulls rank on Miggy at Alchemax, Tiberius gets his grandson into hot water during an arms sale and an old Spider-Man villain standard shows up overseas with a new look!

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SF15-1“Oh My God, You Guys… We Won!”

‘Down Time/Something To Worry About’

WRITER Nick Spencer
ART Steve Lieber & Rich Ellis
COLOR Rachelle Rosenberg
LETTERER VC’s Clayton Cowles
EDITOR Lauren Sankovitch

Events turn shocking for Shocker, while the Chameleon and the Owl have a friendly chat. Later, the Sinister Several face their former teammates and taste sweet victory! But how long will the party last?

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Podcast328picIn this episode George and I review 11 Spider-Satellite titles. Those include:
*Superior Foes of Spider-Man # 13,14,15
*Spider-Man 2099 # 2, 3
*Guardians of the Galaxy # 17, 18
*New Warriors # 8
*Miles Morales: Spider-Man # 4
*All New Ultimates # 6 & 7

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podcast327picIn this episode we review:

*Amazing Spider-Man #6
*Amazing Spider-Man # 1.4
*We give our thoughts on the Black Cat’s new motivations
*We ask who the Learning to Crawl series is aimed at specifically? 
*We list pros, cons and a grade for each issue. 

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4103487-05 The Oz formula that made Spider-Man made me into what I am.  It made the new Spider-Man.  My greatest achievement.  I created the Spider-Men.  It might be that we cannot die.”

Having survived a brief encounter with Norman Osborn, the Spider-Men are surrounded by the NYPD. While the Fly Twins take advantage of the confusion, will the Spider-Men get to the bottom of all the recent mysteries and if they do, who will be standing?

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis

Artist: David Marquez

Color: Justin Ponsor

Lettering: VC’s Cory Petit

Cover Art: David Marquez with Justin Ponsor

Production: Irene Y. Lee

Assistant Editor: Emily Shaw

Editor: Mark Paniccia

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superiorspider-man32 coverWho’s a Polymelian, and what does he do? Learn all about it in this issue of The Superior English Teacher. The worlds meanest professor is back to teach a lesson in pain.

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SCRIPT: Christos Gage w/ Dan Slott
PENCILS: Guiseppe Camuncoli
INKS: John Dell
COLOR: Antonio Fabela
LETTERER: VC’s Joe Caramagna

Back-up Feature
WRITER: Christos Gage
ART: M.A. Sepulveda
COLORS: Richard Isanove
LETTERER: VC’s Joe Caramagna

VARIANT COVER: Skottie Young
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Ellie Pyle
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unnamedThank you to all the listeners of our podcast on Itunes. I got a nice surprise this morning when I saw that we were clocking in at #42 in the TV/ Film category on Itunes. We beat several podcasts including ones produced by People Magazine, Showtime and even Marvel itself. Thank you so much for downloading and enjoying the show as much as we do producing it. 

SuperiorSpider-Man#33--cover“There are others like Parker…but only one of me.”

This is it, Spider-Fans. The final issue of the controversial Superior Spider-Man! Wait a minute, didn’t we already have a final issue not too long ago?

Edge of Spider-Verse
SCRIPT: Christos Gage w/ Dan Slott
PENCILS: Guiseppe Camuncoli
INKS: John Dell
COLOR: Antonio Fabela
LETTERER: VC’s Joe Caramagna

Back-up Feature
WRITER: Christos Gage
ART: M.A. Sepulveda
COLORS: Richard Isanove
LETTERER: VC’s Joe Caramagna

VARIANT COVER: Skottie Young
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Ellie Pyle
EDITOR: Nick Lowe

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Podcast326picIn this episode we tackled several topics in Spider-News. Here’s our talking points. 
*We read positive and negative Itune reviews
*Andrew Garfield discusses his potential role in the Sinister Six movie and his thoughts about negative reactions to the Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie. 
*Controversy over a Spider-Woman variant cover
*Donald Glover voices Miles Morales in Ultimate Spider-Man
*Christopher Daniel Barnes returns to Spider-Man
*Spider-Girl isn’t May Parker, but Petra Parker? 
*New Spider-Man and the X-Men ongoing
*Spidey has a new milkshake only available in Russia?
*Steve Ditko writes a fan
*Want to buy Aunt May’s wedding ring?
*Thoughts on New Warriors and Superior Foes getting canceled. 

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edge-of-spider-verse-2---cover-106766 FACE IT TIGER THIS YOUR SHOT! FACE IT TIGER IT’S ALL YOU GOT!”

 

Gwen Stacy, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Woman, would probably prefer to just be the drummer for the Mary Janes, but after learning a lesson about power and responsibility, is now on the run from her cop father as she tries to atone for her mistake.

Writer: Jason Latour

Artist: Robbi Rodriguez

Color Artist: Rico Renzi

Letterer & Production: VC’s Clayton Cowles

Cover Artist: Robbi Rodriguez

Variant Cover Artists: Greg Land, Jay Leisten, & Morry Hollowell

Associate Editor: Ellie Pyle

Editor: Nick Lowe

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underoos31If you were a kid of the 1970’s and 1980’s, you pprobablyhad these. I know I did. 

noir 1“My sixth sense tells me when there’s danger, but I’ve been feeling it constantly for weeks now. A low-level, throbbing pulse.”

1939 New York. Spider-Man Noir faces the maleficent threat of aspiring gang lord, The Magnificent Mysterio. If he can escape his death trap in front of a live audience, will he have the strength to overcome a threat far more dire?

Writers: David Hine with Fabrice Sapolsky

Artist: Richard Isanove

Letterer & Production: VC’s Clayton Cowles

Variant Cover Artists: Greg Land, Jay Leisten & Morry Hollowell

Assoc. Editor: Ellie Pyle

Editor: Nick Lowe

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With more Spider-Verse comes more comics. And with more comics comes more Spidey-Solicits for December, 2014.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #11
DAN SLOTT (W) • OLIVIER COIPEL (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
MARVEL ANIMATION SPIDER-VERSE VARIANTS also available
SPIDER-VERSE PART 3!
• AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VS. SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN!
• The Spider-Army doesn’t have time for this squabbling as the Inheritors tighten their noose.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12
DAN SLOTT (W) • GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A)
VARIANT COVERS BY GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
MARVEL ANIMATION SPIDER-VERSE VARIANTS also available
SPIDER-VERSE PART 4!
• THE FIRST HUGE BATTLE! Wait, if the first fights were just skirmishes, this can’t mean anything good for the Spiders.
• Miles Morales shows his stuff! Silk finds something valuable on her run!
• Meet the most surprising Spider-Character yet!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

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You’ll need to get this order form in by 1980. So don’t miss the deadline to get these Spider-pens. 

TimesSquareSpidey2What is it about the Big Apple and street performers dressing up as Spider-Man?

Just when you thought you heard the last of the Times Square “superheroes” getting in trouble with the law, we have yet another altercation involving a wannabe Spidey. This time around, though, “Spidey” decided to join forces with a wannabe Batman. Only this time it wasn’t up against The Joker and Carnage but rather a passer-by who, thanks to having a bit too much to drink, decided it’d be a great idea to make fun of them and pick a fight.  As reported by CBS:

The NYPD told the station two men – one dressed as Batman and another dressed as Spider-Man – were arrested Saturday night for getting into a fight with another man in Times Square. Police said the fight started on 44th Street and Broadway after Thomas Rorke, 23, heckled the men portraying the costumed characters.

Jose Martinez, 41, who was dressed as Batman and 35-year-old Abdel Elkahezai, who was dressed as Spider-Man, were all charged along with Rorke with misdemeanor assault, the station reports.

Rorke, a Queens resident, was struck multiple times in the face by the comic book heroes, according to authorities. He sustained injuries to his face and was also hit in the chest. Martinez and Elkahezai said they were also punched in the incident.

However, The Huffington Post, along with The New York Post, went into further detail as to what allegedly happened:

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miles-morales-the-ultimate-spiderman-4-cover“Super heroes don’t exactly have the best mortality rate.  Remember what happened to the last Spider-Man?”

The Ultimate Goblin versus The Ultimate Spider…Men? What’s going on here???

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis

Artist: David Marquez

Color: Justin Ponsor

Lettering: VC’s Cory Petit

Cover Art: David Marquez with Justin Ponsor

Assistant Editor: Emily Shaw

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