Monthly Archives: April 2014

  • Amazing Spider-Man #1 Review: Andrewroebuck’s take

    WHOOLOPIN WEBSNAPPERS THE ORIGINAL KING OF THE SPIDERS IS BACK. Does it live up to the hype? Read on and find ouuuuuut. “Lucky To Be Alive” WRITER: Dan Slott PENCILER: Humbero Ramos INKER: Victor Olazaba COLORS: Edgar Delgado “Capturing That Old Spark” WRITERS: Dan Slott & Christos Gage PENCILER:…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2014) Review: Stillanerd's Take

    Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2014) Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “The reports of my death were greatly exaggerated.” Greetings, Spidey fans, and welcome to this review of the very first issue of The Amazing Spider-Man! Okay, technically, this the third very first issue, and if we ignore that we’re living in the All-New Marvel NOW! era, it’s more accurate…

  • Spidey Happy Meal for Boys and Girls

    As a Spider-Man fan who has a daughter, I applaud McDonalds for making Spider-Man toys that both boys and girls will want to play with. Spidey is for both genders and this is the first time I can remember both having the same Happy Meal toys.

  • Spider-Art #181-Amazing Variants of Vol 1 and 2

    1966 Golden Record 1999 Sunburst Variant Romita’s Variant Authentix Variant Back of variant If you think Amazing Spider-Man #1 variants are a new thing, they aren’t. Back in the 1966 a variant of Amazing Spider-Man #1 came out. It included a copy of the book and the story was…

  • Retiring my Spider-Man Con Shirt after 15 Years

    This weekend I attended C2E2 in Chicago with my nephews and met up with several Kickstarter projects that successfully had their comics or graphic novels funded. We all had a wonderful conversation about our experiences and seeing our dreams come to life. Late on Saturday night I was taking…

  • Creator Showcase #5 – Marcos Martin

    Marcos Martin is a Spanish comic book artist, who has worked on a number of successful and acclaimed series, including Batgirl: Year One, Dr. Strange: The Oath and his digital only series Private Eye. His first published work in the US appeared in The Batman Chronicles #12 in 1998.…

  • Spider-Captions #268

    Right from C2E2 in Chicago. Spider-Man movie Green Goblin sees Spider-Man movie Mary Jane as they pass by each other on an escalator. Took myself. What’s going on here?

  • Chicago C2E2 Photos

    Pictures from Chicago C2E2 Saturday and Sunday. I missed Friday. Sith Cosplay Raven Waldo Female Green Arrow Food Court Wonder Woman Cosplay Winter Soldier Cosplay There were over 15 Captain Marvel Cosplayers. The iguana’s name is Indigo. Storm Troopers Welcome I retired this shirt after 15 years. Bumble Bee.…

  • Comixology Update App

    A few weeks back Amazon announced that they had acquired Comixology. What this meant for digital comic readers was unclear, but the comments from both companies seemed positive. Thanks Ryan3178 for pulling these quotes; “ComiXology’s mission is to spread the love of comics and graphic novels in all forms,”…

  • Spider-Man’s 100th Anniversary Special

    Okay, remember this odd solicit that came out earlier this week: 100TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 SPIDER-MAN MARVEL COMICS (W) Sean Ryan (A/CA) In-Hyuk Lee CLASSIFIED You probably asked yourself, “Wait a minute? Spider-Man isn’t 100 years old. He just celebrated his 50th two years ago. What is this a…

  • C2E2 Spider-verse Panel

    At the C2E2 convention in Chicago, Deadpool editor, Jordan White plays Spider-Man theme song on his ukulele. After the song “Amazing Spider-Man: Who am I?” writer Joshua Hale Fialkov, “Spider-Man: Family Business” co-writers Mark Waid and James Robinson, “Amazing Spider-Man” artist Ramón Pérez, editor Jordan White, and editor Nick…

  • Spider-Man Related News From C2E2 2014

    Amazing Spider-Man #4 Cover Amazing Spider-Man #4 Variant Cover Amazing Spider-Man #1.3 Cover Amazing Spider-Man: Who Am I? Cover Today at this year’s Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Marvel made a few announcements regarding Spider-Man at their “Spider-Verse” panels. Attending the panel were editors Nick Lowe, and Jordan…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #2 Variants

    Why stop a good thing? Here is the first variant for the second issue of Amazing Spider-Man # 2. How many will there be for this issue? Will they reach half a million copies pre-ordered? This is the variant for Midtown Comics in NYC. 

  • Spider-Art of the Day #178

    A house sigil by Lokiable. Do we have any Game of Throne’s fans here? This got me wondering what motto would other Spider-characters follow? House Osborn? House Jamieson? What do you think? – Adam

  • Amazing Spider-Man # 1 Variants Keep on Coming

    J. Scott Campbell Variant Cover Diamond Summit Disposable Heroes Fan Expo Regina Forbidden Planet Maximum Comics Newbury Comics Planet Comics Stan Lee Variant Zapp Comics There is a reason the book is called Amazing Spider-Man because I’m amazed at the sheer number of variants coming out for this first issue of volume…

  • Podcast # 297- Superior # 29 & #30 Review

    In this episode we review Superior Spider-Man # 29 and # 30. *We break down the pros and cons and give the two issues a grade. *Brad is joined by George and Michael *Was Ock out of character in this book? *Are you a fan of Mary Jane’s new…

  • Dress As Spider-Man At Work Report

    When I’m not updating the Crawlspace, I’m working at my day job for my local NBC station. Today, both jobs came together. Check out my fun report on “Go To Work as Spider-Man” report.

  • Friday is Go to Work Dressed As Spider-Man Day

    Put on your best pair of spandex and head into work as Spider-Man. Friday, April 25th is national “Go To Work As Spider-Man” day.  As many of you know my day job is a feature reporter for my local NBC station. I’m doing a story with two disc jockeys…