Monthly Archives: February 2010

  • 1994 Spider-Man episode #1: Night of the Lizard Review

    Sixteen years ago, Fox KIDS produced a show which introduced millions of future geeks to the Wall Crawler in all his 3-D animated glory… Two years ago, the WB did the same thing… How does the former hold up against time and nostalgia itself? Let’s find out… Credits Written By:…

  • Kirsten Dunst is Turning Japanese?

    Thanks to my friend Thomas Deja for pointing this one out to me, because I’d never heard of it. Evidently actress Kirsten Dunst, better knows for playing Mary Jane in the Spider-Man movies, has done a music video. She teams up with Director McG to cover the song “Turning…

  • Toys R Us Misspells Spider-Man’s Name

    So I was shopping for baby stuff at Toys R Us with my wife and noticed this glaring misspelling of Spider-Man’s name. They forgot the hyphen in Spider-Man. It’s my pet peeve!!! What do you expect from a company that misspells its own name. Shouldn’t it be Toys Are…

  • Ben Reilly Solo Series Pitched to Marvel

    Writer Howard Mackie just sent me a note thanking  Zack and my site for the nice reviews of the recent Clone Saga mini-series. He said that he and Tom DeFalco have pitched a solo Ben Reilly book to Marvel. Here’s his quote. Thanks, Brad. I truly appreciate all the…

  • Anne Hathaway Briefly Talks Spider-Man

    This reporter should have pushed a bit more on this interview instead of moving on. Granted he’s not with a Spider-Man website, but man he could of done a better job. Sheesh! Movie Trailers – Movies Blog

  • Spider-Man’s Hyphen Explained

    For years people have been misspelling Spider-Man’s name, many spell it Spiderman. However in a recent post on Twitter Stan Lee set the record straight. He explains the hyphen is there as to not confuse Spider-Man with Superman.

  • Spider-Man: The Clone Saga #6 [of 6] Review

    Greetings folks. It pains me to write this review, as the series that I’ve enjoyed every single issue of has come to an end. In my hands I hold the final issue, chapter really of Spider-Man’s Clone Saga as it was originally intended… well, sort of. You see, the…

  • Action Comics # 1 Sells for One Million Dollars

    Thanks to my grandma for seeing this on Nightly News. I was stuck back in an edit bay when this aired. Action Comics recently sold at auction for one million dollars. In the same auction, Spider-Man’s first appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15 sold for $227,000. Talk about some spending…

  • Amazing Spider-Man Presents: Jackpot # 1 Review (with slideshow)

    COVER BY: David Yardin WRITER: Marc Guggenheim PENCILS: Adriana Melo INKS: Array COLORED BY: Andrew Dallhouse LETTERED BY: VC – Joe Caramanga Remember Jackpot? The super-heroine who may or may not be Mary Jane (she wasn’t). Well now she has received a makeover and her own mini-series. Is it…

  • Podcast 94-Spider-Panel Tackles Movie Reboot and More

    [audio:] In this episode the Crawl Space panel tackles the Spider-Man movie reboot. We also discuss why Zac Effron is a horrible choice to play the web-spinner. Another topic is examining how far is too far to take your love of Spidey. A man recently dressed up as Spidey…

  • Web of Spider-Man #5 Review

                    Vultures! Hybrid Clone Bratty Sister! An untold Reilly story! Gauntlet Origins: Vulture Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Francis Portela Colorist: Christopher Sotomayor Letterer: Rus Wooton On Vernon C. Rain Prison Barge, Adrian Toomes, aka The Vulture, is manhandled from his cafeteria…

  • Clone Saga Chronicles tackles new issues

    The latest Clone Saga Chronicles podcast is up! We take a break from our lookback and discuss two “new” Ben Reilly stories. Check it out here. [audio:]

  • Christopher Priest Talks Spider-Man in the 1980s

    Christopher Priest was recently interviewed by the folks at the Dollar Bin. It’s a great podcast and he talks about his early days at Marvel and editing Spider-Man in the 1980s. It’s a good show, click play to check it out. [audio:]

  • Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #7 Review

    Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Art: Takeshi Miyazawa Colorist: Justin Ponsor Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Rick Jones as Savior??? May as team leader??? Iceman with icicles on his back??? New artist??? SIX MONTHS AGO. Marion Jones is startled to find her son, Rick, naked in the backyard and glowing gold.…

  • Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #6 Review

    Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Lafuente Colorist: Justin Ponsor Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Breakfast at the Parker household is bristling with life at the table. Peter feels out of place because of a) the whirlwind relationship between he and Gwen, which she stresses to Bobby and Johnny, b)…

  • New Crawl Space Reviewers Announced

    Thank you to everyone who applied for a review position at the Crawl Space. I told you earlier that the positions  fill up quick, and it only took two days.  Jason Marsh Larouche  will be reviewing Web of Spider-Man. He has done a stellar job with his Ultimate Spider-Man…

  • Spider-Captions # 100

    Wow, we have hit the 100th Spider-Caption. These are a blast to do, here’s to another 100. Here’s an archive of all 100. Leave a funny caption in the comment section. Extra points for funny! 🙂

  • Peter’s Web Part 4: Buried Alive

    Film maker Roger King has released part 4 of his fan-made Spider-Man film. This episode is inspired by Kraven’s Last Hunt. Very well done for a fan-made film. Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 are here. Peter’s Web Part 4 | Movies & TV |

  • More Pics from Toy Fair

    Follow this link to see tons of previews of the new Marvel toys coming out in 2010. Here’s a better view of the Mary Jane/ Ms. Lion figure. Toy Fair 2010 – Hasbro Marvel Panel from on Vimeo.

  • Spider-Captions # 99

    Spidey is in there, you just have to squint. If you’re new to spider-captions add a funny caption in the comment section.

  • Update from Sony on Marc Webb Interview

    My goal before the 2012 Spider-Man movie comes out is to interview the new Spider-Man and the director on a future podcast. I e-mailed Sony’s public relations a month ago and got word back today. Here’s a cut and paste of the e-mail reply. Hey there Brad – I’m…

  • Spider-Man:Clone Saga Trade Paperback Vol 2 Coming in May

    There’s a second volume of the “beloved” Clone Saga coming out in May 2010. Here’s the solicit. SPIDER-MAN: THE COMPLETE CLONE SAGA EPIC BOOK 2 TPB Written by TOM BREVOORT, TOM DEFALCO, TODD DEZAGO, J. M. DEMATTEIS, MIKE KANTEROVICH, TERRY KAVANAUGH, TOM LYLE & HOWARD MACKIE Penciled by MARK…

  • Astonishing Spider news

    One of the first releases to Marvel’s new “Astonishing” line will be a “Astonishing Spider-Man and Wolverine” mini-series written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by Adam Kubert. Will you be picking this up? Check out the full Newsarama interview or my Examiner writeup.