If you’ll notice I’ve taken the Spidey Daily posts off of the front page. I got a call this week from King Features who synidcates the newspaper strip. They asked me to take them all down. They only want a 30 day archive of the strip on the internet. So I also have to take down the archive of the strip. That will take a very long time and I’ve taken all of 2012 down. I’ve been posting it for the last three or four years.
They also said they will now charge me to post the strip. They quoted me a price of  $120 a month to put the strip on the front page everyday. That works out to $1440 a year or around $3 a day for the strip. That is way too steep for this working father to fork over. Would you be willing to help pay for the costs? If I started a fundraiser would you help pay the bill?
So here’s my solution. I can post a link to the Tulsa World website that posts the strip each and every day. So just click on this image and it will take you there. My goal is to have the best Spider-Man website on the net with daily content. The daily Spider-Man strip was a big part of having Spidey content on slow news days. Feel free to discuss the change in the comment section or on this thread on the message board. 


29 Responses to “Spidey Daily Changes”

  1. #1 Iman says:

    Please consider using the donation way via PayPal. There are a lot of fans to visit this blog…. So you can collect $120 monthly…. For this time you have 1,758 fans in FB. Plus visitors/ readers of this blog.

  2. #2 John Space says:

    Interestingly enough, I always thought this blog had all the necessary permission to publish the strips. I mean, this Crawlspace is so well designed and complete that it looks like a blog from some Marvel website.

    The Tulsa link is a good idea; and the same goes for PayPal donations. Keep on crawling!

  3. #3 Gamma says:

    Oh, God damn… no, this isn’t gonna work. Judging by the number of people who post on this blog, we’re very, very few. We’re never gonna work in terms of donations or audience.

    It’s been nice being with you guys.

  4. #4 Old Guy says:

    I will contribute $36.00 a year. Well worth it and way less than just one variant cover. The Paypal route would work well.

  5. #5 cubman987 says:

    It would be nice if you could post the link to the strip, and then if possible, continue to post them on this site assuming you can get enough donations.

  6. #6 SteveJRogers says:

    Making donations to help offset web hosting costs for the page and podcast I’m fine with. But, not for content that the user can find for free in other places.

    It was fun while it lasted, too bad it ends like this.

  7. #7 TylerBGoode says:

    Pretty cool that you’re linking the Tulsa World site for the strip. That just happens to be my town of origin!

  8. #8 SpectacularSpiderGuy says:

    You weren’t paying the licensing fee this whole time? You know they can sue you, right? It’s always been clearly stated on their website that there is a fee for posting the strips.

  9. #9 Parabolee says:

    That sucks. Although I have been pretty bored with the strip recently.

    I doubt it’s worth the subscription.

  10. #10 Enigma_2099 says:

    Look, I already think $3.00 is too much for sub-par comic BOOKS…

  11. #11 Kenneth Byrd says:

    The commenting on the strip was the thing that I liked best about this site. I don’t know if the Tulsa paper will let you comment on theirs.
    I guess we can still comment on the message boards.

  12. #12 Kenneth Byrd says:

    I wonder does Stan Lee get a cut of the money the strip is charged.

  13. #13 Two-Bit Specialist says:

    I bet a lot of people would’ve liked MJ’s Asgardian costume on the strip right now…

  14. #14 Robert Kim says:

    As a long time fan of the SPiderman newspaper strip since my youth, I am disappointed that the greedy corporate Kings Feautures ordered you to stop posting it. I have eagerly looked forward to follow the wall crawler’s actions. WHat a major disadvantage and disappointment!

  15. #15 Two-Bit Specialist says:

    @Robert – They are just trying to make an honest buck, like everyone else. At least Tulsa World will be getting some more ad revenue from me, even if I don’t live in Oklahoma.

  16. #16 the living tribunal says:

    It’s like I always said, the price of a married Spider-Man is too high! 🙂

  17. #17 slottbox says:

    theives you’re the reason for SOPA!!!!!!!!!!! and u dared to show support for against the bill you are nothing but pirates you should be sued

  18. #18 dave says:

    dont bother, they were mildly interesting at best and is not the reason i come here. i come here for the reviews, the podcast & the general web-slinger news.

  19. #19 Cap Cheesesteak says:

    Too bad. They were a major reason for me stopping by here everyday. I’ll miss em.

  20. #20 AbdulAziz says:

    That sucks, Now I’ll have to buy a weekly magazine to know what happens with Thor

  21. #21 Old Guy says:

    What a bunch of cheapskates.

  22. #22 Zach Joiner says:

    Slottbox…. You have no idea what you’re talking about.

    Everyone let’s not feed the troll.

  23. #23 Tom says:

    Boy, that’s expensive. If you get the kind of traffic to support a fundraiser with $3-5 donations I’d say go for it. Otherwise a link is just fine.

  24. #24 Matt Byrd says:

    Brad, for the longest time I was really wondering if the strip or any other part of the site needed funding. I would be willing to help you in whatever form of a fun raiser if you could promise to keep it posted of the month one of the back for one or two days time, but if not I can go right to the paper link if I see it which I just went to the site’s links and it’s not there. I want this site to be the best spidey site too. Also I’m pretty sure no one’s told you this but the Spydor 25 website link has been down for at least since 2008. I wonder why that maybe not really though that was a pro-spider-marriage site from what I knew of it anyway?

  25. #25 BD says:

    Matt, I appreciate the help but I’m not sure what you’re asking for.

  26. #26 Matt Byrd says:

    Matt Byrd here again what I was trying to get across about your site link up was the http://www.spyder25.com has been disabled for a number of years is what I was getting at sorry for a misunderstanding if there was some? I was just letting YOU KNOW that link is gone and removing it from your site maybe helpful !

  27. #27 Andy M says:

    You can see the Sundays at Joe Sinnott.com

  28. #28 Aziz says:

    I’ll take your recommendation Andy, and thanks

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