Monthly Archives: March 2015

  • Stan Lee Sells Spider-Man With His Daughter’s Mansion

    We all know Stan Lee as a titan of the comic book industry, the co-creator behind such legendary superheroes like The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, The Invincible Iron Man, The Mighty Thor, The Uncanny X-Men, and, of course, The Amazing Spider-Man.  But did you also know that, among…

  • Supermarket Chain Recalls “Exploding” Spider-Man Costume

    It all started with the Slaughter family in Thornaby, Middlesbrough, England watching the telly.  Resting on top of storage unit in their living room was a Spider-Man costume bought from their local Asda (a British-based, American owned chain of supermarkets) for 4-year old Stephen Slaughter to wear on World…

  • Podcast # 368-Spider-History March 1985

    On this last day of March we take a  look at JR’s Spider-History and travel back to March 1985. JR takes a look at  *Amazing Spider-Man # 262 *Spectacular Spider-Man # 100 *Secret Wars # 11 *Uncanny X-Men # 191 [powerpress] You can also subscribe to the show on itunes…

  • Spidey and the Supremes

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today on a case involving a patent for a Spider-Man toy. The case is Kimble vs. Marvel Enterprises, Inc. Constitution Daily’s Laura Beltz explains it thus: When a company buys the licensing rights for a web-slinging toy, does it need to pay…

  • Review: Spider-Man 2099 #10

    “I’ll be damned, this might work…” WRITER Peter David ART Will Sliney COLOR Antonio Fabela LETTERER VC’s Joe Caramagna EDITOR Devin Lewis Miguel and Strange free themselves from Maestro’s dungeon – but are they out of the frying pan and into the fire? SUMMARY: When last we left our…

  • Podcast # 367-17 Spider-Satellite Reviews

    George, Zach, Ashley and Brad take on 17 Spider-Satellite titles. Here are the issues covered.  X-Factor # 20 Miles #9 and #10 Guardians # 23 and # 24 Silk # 1 All New Ultimates # 12 Spider-Verse # 2 Spider-Man 2099 # 8 and 9 Scarlet Spiders # 3…

  • Miles Morales joins the All-New, All-Different Avengers

    The last few days, Marvel has been revealing their new line up for one of their front runner books after Secret Wars. Marvel quickly ushered out an official look at the new roster and the full Uncanny Inhumans cover on Wired UK Thursday morning. The All-New All-Different Avengers shows…

  • Secret Wars Brings Back “Spider-Island” and Spider-Girl

    In an exclusive with Comic Vine, Marvel Comics announced another Spider-Man related title for Secret Wars called Spider-Island.  The main story, written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Paco Diaz, takes place in a New York City in which the Spider-Queen (the villain from the original event) won, Peter…

  • Spider-Man Moves to the Country

    A Disney animator sent me a cool e-mail with a link this video he made of Spider-Man moving to the country. This reminds me a bit of Amazing Spider-Man # 267 where he chases a crook to the suburbs. Very well done and check out his website. 

  • Podcast #366 Friday Night Hobgoblin Fights

    In this month’s Friday Night Fight we take you back to a great Hobgoblin fight from 1986. Hobgoblin gives just as good as he gets in this fight with Spider-Man. Who comes out on top and who gets framed?  Take a listen to the fun play-by-play with Brad and…

  • Amazing Spider-Man 16.1 Review: AndrewRoebuck’s Take

    The return of one of the premier spider scribes…Gerry Conway. To what new heights and adventures shall he take our fabled web-head on in this new era?    “Spiral, Part One” WRITER: Gerry Conway PENCILS: Carlo Barberi INKER: Juan Vlasco COLORS: Israel Silva LETTERER: VC’s Joe Caramagna VARIANT COVER…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #16.1 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    “Army? Arsenal? Gang war? More please!” Oh, great. It’s another one of Marvel’s “point one” gimmicks. I wonder what pointless filler we’re going to be subjected too this ti—what’s this? Gerry Conway is listed as the writer? Gerry “That Guy Over There” Conway is back on The Amazing Spider-Man?…

  • Silk #2 Review (Spoilers)

    Silk #1 is the strongest of the Spider-Female debuts in my opinion, taking a character who was in desperate need of a direction in life and giving her a decent one with some strong characterization. Does she escape the sophomore slump? Silk #2: Chasing Threads Writer: Robbie Thompson Artist:…

  • Spider-Gwen #2 Review (Spoilers): Shaun’s Take

    This is a glorified reminder to buy Spider-Gwen #2 when you visit your comic store, it’s worth it. Spider-Gwen #2: Most Wanted Part 2 Writer: Jason Latour Artist: Robbie Rodriguez Colorist: Rico Renzi Letterer: Clayton Cowles Design: Idette Winecoor & Jessica Pizarro Editors: Devin Lewis & Nick Lowe Editor-In-Chief:…

  • Marvel Looks At ‘Spiral’ Villains

    Gerry Conway’s return to Amazing Spider-Man starts tomorrow with Amazing Spider-Man #16.1, in a story arc called Spiral. Nature abhors a vacuum, and Marvel’s criminal underworld is no different. Marvel.com takes a look at the criminal heavies who are now clashing with one another to be ‘the Big Boss’…

  • June 2015 Spider-Solicitations

    Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1 Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #2 Amazing Spider-Man #19.1 Silk #5 Spider-Woman #8 Spider-Gwen #5 Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors #8 Secret Wars #3 Secret Wars #4 Spider-Verse #2 Captain America And The Might Avengers #9 Ultimate End #2 Secret Wars Journal…

  • EW Teases Renew Your Vows

    “A difference… between what your readers want and what your readers need.” Entertainment Weekly has remarks from Dan Slott about the upcoming Renew Your Vows storyline, as well as preview art from Adam Kubert. Some highlights: (Emphasis mine) EW has the first details about the Secret Wars tie-in that…

  • Podcast # 365-Spider-Cannonball Run, Spider-Girl Creative Team, Replacing Slott, 2014 vs 1999 Reboot

    The Spider-Panel tackles your dozens of message board questions. Highlights include: *What Marvel universe characters would you cast in a Cannonball Run remake? *What new creative team would you put on a Spider-Girl title? *What’s the best collected edition of Spider-Man? *Compare the 1999 Spider-Man reboot versus the 2014…

  • Podcast # 364 ASM 14, 15, 16 Reviews

    The Spider-Panel reviews three issues of the Amazing Spider-Man comic in this episode. We tackle *ASM # 14 *ASM # 15 *ASM # 16 [powerpress] You can also subscribe to the show on itunes with this link. Once you listen to the show please share your thoughts on this thread on…

  • Amazing Spider-Man Special #1 Review: Stillanerd’s Take

    Gorgon: “Where are the real Avengers?” Spider-Man: “I dunno, Mr. Tumnus. Where is Narnia?” As it just so happens, The Amazing Spider-Man (2014) #16 wasn’t the only issue of Amazing Spider-Man to come out this week. There was also this extra-sized Amazing Spider-Man Special that, if you believe the…

  • Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #11 Review

    “Your family has kidnapped me.” Miles and his loved ones-captured by Hydra! Someone else reveals they know Spidey’s identity! Black Widow vs. the Fly Twins! And…Doom! (but only for two panels) Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Marquez Color: Justin Ponsor Lettering: VC’s Cory Petit Cover Art: David Marquez…

  • Amazing Spider-Man #16: Ryan’s Vidcast Review

    I review Amazing Spider-Man #16 the beginning of the end for Parker Industries using my new green screen special effects. Despite some highs, the continuing “evil” Black Cat story and the ignoring of Spider-Man 2099 continuity brings my grade down a bit. Enjoy.