Daily Archives: March 31, 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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download You can…

  • 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…