Monthly Archives: May 2014

  • Podcast 305-1984 Spider-History Spotlighting Secret Wars

    In this episode JR takes us back to May 1984.  It’s a significant month for Spidey.  *He receives his black suit in Amazing Spider-Man #252 *Visits the Beyonder’s world in Secret Wars # 1 *That first mega crossover is a classic,but JR says it doesn’t hold up that well *The Spider-Panel disagrees and it’s a…

  • Ask Spider-Man Author Daniel Wallace A Question

    On Saturday I’ll be interviewing author Daniel Wallace. He’s written a new book called “The World According to Spider-Man.” Click on the above pictures to see some sample pages from the book. It’s a very cool book and has several collectibles inside such as Aunt May’s wheatcake recipe, a Spider-Man…

  • Deadpool Annual 2 Review (Spoilers)

    In an exciting adventure, penned and drawn by none of the creative teams working for Spider-Man or Deadpool, Peter Parker is back  and is need of help from his greatest ally… Deadpool? Deadpool Annual #2: Spidey-Pool Writer: Christopher Hastings Artist: Jacopo Camagni Colorist: Matt Milla Letterer: Joe Sabino Cover…

  • Amazing X-Men #7

    “Don’t Open That Space Diaper!” Today we’re gonna party like it’s 1981! You know it’s funny how things work out. We just had our 300th podcast episode celebration which featured a great interview by Brad with Dan Gilvezan and Kathy Garver – Spidey & Firestar from the old 80’s…

  • 80 Page Giant Collectors #2 Is COMING SOON!!!

    80 Page Giant Collectors #2 is coming and needs you to Kickstart it! The second Collectors annual will contain 80 PAGES collecting all the strips from 2013 along with all new material! You can help bring this giant book to life by joining in the Kickstarter campaign. The first…

  • Spider-Ads # 9

    This was an ad in most Marvel comics in 1981. It was promoting the new Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends cartoon. Also a new show called the Smurfs.

  • The Ultimate Spider-Man returns to the Marvel Universe

    Brain Michael Bendis posted this piece of preview art,for his popular All-New X-Men series, through his Tumblr. The cover by Miles Morales’ co-creator Sara Pichelli, seems to indict that the character will continue his dimension hopping adventures. Apart from visiting the All-New X-Men, Miles is also due to appear…

  • Podcast # 304- Seven Spider-Satellites and 2 Ultimate Cartoon Reviews

    In this episode we review seven Spider-Satellite titles. Those include *Superior Foes #11 *Superior Team-Up #12 *Guardians of the Galaxy #14 *Spider-Man Family Business Graphic Novel *Deadpool Vs Carnage # 1 &2 *Ultimate Spider-Man # 200 George also reviews two episodes of the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon.  Season One, Episode…

  • August 2014 Spider-Solicitations

    It’s solicitation time for all the Spider-Man comics and related titles again! This month, it’s for August, 2014: Amazing Spider-Man #5 Amazing Spider-Man #1.4 Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #4 All-New Ultimates #6 Spider-Man 2099 #2 Superior Spider-Man #32 Superior Foes of Spider-Man #14 Guardians of the Galaxy #18 New…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #2 (2014) Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “You’ll get back into the swing of things soon enough.” It’s the second issue (or rather the seven-hundred and second issue) of The Amazing Spider-Man–and this time it’s regular-sized! Also, Spidey gets to fight one of his more notable villains (who just so happens to be in a movie…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #2 Review: AndrewRoebuck’s take

    The first issue in months that isn’t part of a large crossover, or a brand new number one, this issue goes back to classic Spidey storytelling. Is it time to strike a new chord, or is Spidey a dish best served exactly the same way every time. WRITER: Dan Slott…

  • Garfield until 2020

    A senior source at Columbia Pictures has told the Daily Star that “We are looking to tie him [Andrew Garfield] to the role for as many as a further four pictures given the huge success the franchise is enjoying…The part is pretty much his for as long as he…

  • Spider-Art #185

    “Poor Spider-Man” by Mauricio Abril. Arbil was inspired after watching Amazing Spider-Man 2. He talks more about the piece at Comicbookmovie.com.

  • 40th Anniversary of the Rubick’s Cube

    If you were a kid of the 1980s I’m sure you had one of these. Spider-Man and the Hulk even tried solving the puzzle. Some folks on Pinterest made a Marvel cube and even Andrew Garfield had the toy on his desk in the first Amazing Spider-Man movie. Today…

  • Podcast # 302 Danny Fingeroth Interivew

    Update: Several people have said the audio was wonky in the beginning of the episode. I’ve resaved the file and uploaded it again. Let me know in the comments section if it’s working better now? I had a chance to interview former Spider-Man editor Danny Fingeroth at the Wizard…

  • Rick Remender to write Axis and brings Spider-Man Villains With Him

    From both Bleeding Cool and CBR the upcoming fall event, Axis that was first announced at Chicago’s C2E2 has revealed even more. Showing June 2014 Preview Magazine with the Red Onslaught (Red Skull with the powers of Onslaught) along with fellow villains, Carnage, Loki, Sabretooth, Dr. Doom and the…

  • Breevoort on Spider-Marriage

    This post makes me very sad. On his Formspring account, Editor Tom Brevoort fielded a question about the Spider-Marriage. Here it is: Question: If another writer wanted to pitch a story that involved peter marrying mary jane again but it was done in a logical and thought provoking manner…

  • Podcast # 303-Superior 31 and Amazing #1 Reviews

    The Spider-Panel reviews the ending of Superior Spider-Man #31 and the first issue of Amazing Spider-Man # 1.  Highlights include: *Thoughts on the reveal of who’s behind the goblin mask *What this means for the future of the Goblin *Thoughts on the first issue of the third volume of…

  • ASM 1.2 Wizard Variant

    Marvel Comics & Wizard World Reveal ‘Amazing Spider-Man #1.2’ Exclusive Variant Cover By J.G. Jones For Philadelphia Comic Con VIP Attendees Receive Free Copy At Pennsylvania Convention Center, June 19-22; Continues Year-long Series In Which Marvel Offers Exclusive Books At All 16 Wizard World Shows   NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 –…

  • Superior Spider-Man Returns in 2099

    Marvel.com just sent me this press release.  Go Back to the Future This Fall in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #32-33! New York, NY—May 14th, 2014—Because YOU demanded it! The fan-favorite series returns for a limited time inSUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #32 and #33! But how is the Superior Spider-Man still around? Otto Octavius ceded control of Peter…