Monthly Archives: September 2011

  • Today’s Number is 8 as in FF #8

    History Note: Hickman’s run can get really confusing at times, so I’m going to do a little bit note each issue about a character. Today’s is on Nathaniel Richards. Who is he: Nathaniel Richards is the father of Reed Richards, whom he left behind early in childhood, after gaining…

  • Spider-Captions # 160

    Oh Tobey…. If you’re new to Spider-Captions the goal is to write a funny caption to this picture in the  comment section. The funnier the better. 

  • Spider-Girls # 16

    Face it tiger, you’re going to get drunk. This is the latest Spider-Girl spotlight where we celebrate women who love Spidey. 

  • Crawl Space Love Drake Bell

    Drake Bell is the voice of Spider-Man on the new Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon. Bertone snapped a picture of him in San Diego backstage after the Marvel TV panel. He’s big in children’s television and appeared in the Nickelodeon show called Drake and Josh. 

  • That History Credit You Need To Pass: FF 1-5 Review

     The Faculty Writer: Jonathon Hickman Artists: Steve Epting (1-3), Barry Kitson (4-5) Inkers: Steve Epting (1-3), Rick Magyar (1-3), Butch Guise (3), Barry Kitson (4-5) Colorists: Paul Mounts Letters: Rus Wooton (1-2), Clayton Cowles (3-5) Editors: Tom Brevoort, Lauren Sankovitch Editor in Chief: Alex Alonso PS, I couldn’t find…

  • The Battle is Over, but the War… FF#9 Review

    History Note: Hickman’s run can get really confusing at times, so I’m going to do a little bit note each issue about a character. Today’s is on Black Bolt. Power: His voice is so powerful, it can stop the Hulk. As such, he went through massive mental training to…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #670 Review

    Hey everyone! I’m Erik. I’ll be joining the Crawlspace to complement Don’s reviews of ASM every week. I’ve been reading the site for a couple years now and listening to the podcast regularly, so it’s a little trippy to be posting here myself, but I’m really excited to get…

  • New Crawlspace Reviewers and Podcast Regular

    Please join me in welcoming a couple new folks to the review staff.  Erik Lexie will be joining Donovan in reviewing the Amazing Spider-Man title. Each will give you their unique take on the title. It’s the main book so I think two viewpoints is always a good thing. …

  • Return of the Hoodie?

    Marvel.com just sent me this press release. It has a character with Spider-Man looking eyes and the character is wearing a hoodie. Could this be the return of Ben?  The Foundation Of 2012 Is Here – POINT ONE!  “Point One is a massive one-shot of 64 all-new pages of story…

  • The Amazing Spider-Man #670

     As the city of New York rapidly approaches total Spider-Island infestation, Mayor Jameson takes action! But can Spidey keep the irascible official in check when the key behind saving the city lies with Alystair Smythe? “Spider Island Part Four: Spiders, Spiders everywhere” Written by Dan Slott Illustrated by Humberto…

  • Spider-Girls # 15

    If you’re new to the Spider-Girls segment then let me explain. I spotlight women who share a love of our web-head. Click on the link to see past entries. 

  • Podcast # 153 Reviews, Itune Reviews,1986 Spider-History

    Here are some of the topics we discuss on this episode.  *Itune reviews. Click on this link and I’ll read your review on the next show.  *Death of Cliff Robertson who played Uncle Ben in the Spider-Man movies.  *Reviews of Amazing Spider-Man # 665-668. The Betty Brant issue causes…

  • Podcast # 152 Spider-Jeopardy 2011

    It’s an annual tradition and we bring you the 2011 version of Spider-Jeopardy. Who will win this year? Bertone has 60 Spider-related questions. There are a six categories which include: *J.J.Jameson *Peter Parker’s Pad *Big Time *Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 #1 *TV/ Movies *School Days Podcast: Play in new…

  • Webs Weekly #10

    The menace, public and mutant alike, is the feature of this month’s Webs Weekly. Out of all the team-ups that Spider-Man takes part in, my favorite stories are the ones where he works with Marvel’s mighty mutants. The X-Men and Spider-Man are my favorite comic book heroes so when…

  • Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl #2 Review

    Straight-up Boring Tidbit: I was curious as to what the title of this issue was alluding. A quick Google search pointed me to an Alice Cooper song titled “I Am the Spider” from his 2008 album Along Came a Spider. This is a brief excerpt: Along came a Spider…

  • Podcast 151 Bertone’s Interviews at San Diego

    Crawlspace Reporter Josh Bertone interviewed a lot of folks at the San Diego Comic Con in 2010 and 2011. Here is a hodge podge of those interviews. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here is a link to our xml feed and you can subscribe to it here. You…

  • Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl #1 Review

    Straight-up Boring Tidbit: There seems to be some confusion about the actual title of this issue. The cover itself and checklists call it “Spider-Island: Spider-Girl”, yet solicitations and publishing info refer to it as “Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl.” I’m using the latter for the lulz. Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl…

  • The New Avengers Annual #1 – Review

    Why is a raven like a writing desk? Anybody familiar with that riddle may know that there’s no clear cut answer. Just like the New Avengers have no clear cut answer as to why they are being attacked by Simon Williams and his team of Revengers. The riddle, in…

  • Spider-Island Deadly Foes Review

    The Basics Phil Urich dons his Hobgoblin costume and puts his plan into winning Norah Winters heart into high gear. He decides that the easiest way to beat the competition is to actually murder the competition. While Hobgoblin openly attacks Norah’s boyfriend Randy Robertson, it becomes apparent that Norah’s…

  • Amazing Spider-Man Podcast episode #36

     The Crisis has passed, and the hosts return to where they rightfully belong…THE SIXTIES! Covering a guest spot in Daredevil #27, the gang also take flight with the appearance of the all new Vulture! Younger and more relatable, how will the rebooted Vulture fare amongst the hosts? Give us a download…

  • Spider-Girls # 14

    This co-player of Mary Jane from the 1990’s cartoon recieved a great reaction. Here are the other two pictures I have of her. 

  • Spider-Captions # 159

    Who knew Spidey drove a Sentra? Look at the side mirror, this pic cracks me up. Leave a funny caption or the reason he’s driving in the comment section. 

  • Spider-Island: Spider-Woman Review

    Interesting Tid-Bit: Have you read Brian Michael Bendis’s Spider-Woman run?  If you have not, I beg you to give it a chance!  It is wonderful and made a Spider-Woman fan out of me!   Spider-Island: Spider-Woman Writer: Fred Van Lente Penciler: Giuseppe Camuncoli Inker: Klaus Janson Colorist: Frank D’Armata…

  • The New Avengers, vol. 2 #16 – Review

    Tell me, my friend, have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight? I have. I’ve also challenged the devil to a fiddling contest and won. I’ve thrown back a couple of drinks with the robot devil in the year 3000 and once attended the devil’s birthday party…

  • Spider-Captions # 158

    If you’re new to Spider-Captions the goal is to write a funny caption in the comment section. Extra points for bringing the funny.

  • Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man 17 review

    Spider-Man Marvel Adventures 17 Writer-Paul Tobin Pencils-Matteo Lolli and Di Salvo Colors-Soto color Inks-Terry Pallot I was bitten by a radioactive spider. It gave me super human strength, speed, and other awesome abilities. At first it was cool. I used my powers to become a celebrity. The my uncle…