Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • Venom: Spaceknight #5 Review (Spoilers)

    “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”– Robert Burns (translation) Venom Spaceknight #5: I Have A Plan Writer: Robbie Thompson Artist/C.Artist: Ariel Olivetti Letterer: Joe Caramagna Consultant: Dan Nevins  Editors: Kathleen Wisneski & Jake Thomas Editor-In-Chief: Axel Alonso I Wasn’t Always A Good Guy: The…

  • Web Warriors #5 Review

    “It’s looking really crazy down there” As the first arc of Web Warriors’ reaches it’s shocking conclusion, one terrifying question will be raised – how will I be able to carry these reviews without Electro-puns?! Writer: Mike Costa Art: David Baldeon Inker: Walden Wong & Roberto Poggi Colorist: Jason Keith…

  • Podcast #416 Spider-History March 2006 Video Edition

    JR takes us back to March 2006 to review the Spider-Man: The Other story line. Books focused on are: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #4 Marvel Knights Spider-Man # 22 Amazing Spider-Man # 528 Does this 12 part story line rank better than other multiple Spider-stories like Maximum Carnage, Kraven’s Last…

  • All-New, All-Different Avengers #7 Ryan’s Review

    The All-New, All-Different Avengers get caught up in the Standoff Crossover and tricked into fighting the Unity Squad and Miles and Ms. Marvel are the only ones who see this fight as ridiculous. WRITER: Mark Waid ARTIST: Adam Kubert COLOR ARTIST: Sonia Oback with Dono Sanchez Almara LETTERER: VC’s…

  • June 2016 Spider-Solicitations

    Hi guys, I’m taking over from BD on the solicitations for just this month – bear with me, I’ll do the best I can. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #13 & 14 DAN SLOTT (W) • GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A) CoverS by ALEX ROSS POWER PLAY CONTINUES! • Things aren’t going well between…

  • Cobwebs #16: …To Become an Avenger – part 1

    With the big fuss over the newest Civil War trailer with Spider-Man, I wanted to go back and look at the first time Spider-Man tried to join the Avengers.  However, in my quest to find more information about Amazing Spider-Man Annual #3, I remembered that this was not the…

  • GWENom…and Robbi Rodriguez No More?

    As reported on Newsarama, not only will the Gwenom character, depicted on a variant cover last year, be becoming a reality in the Spider-Gwen title, but artist/co-creator Robbi Rodriguez will be departing the book and retiring.  How do you feel about the design if Rodriguez uses it? Will Rodriguez’s absence…

  • Spider-Man 2099 (Vol. 3) #8 Review

    “Dude, I’ve lost count of the number of dead people I’ve known who came back.” Miguel finds out reports of Tempest’s death were greatly exaggerated. He’s not happy. WRITER: Peter David ARTIST: Will Sliney COLOR ARTIST: Rachelle Rosenberg LETTERER: VC’s Cory Petit COVER ARTIST: Francesco Mattina THE STORY THUS FAR…

  • C2E2: "Civil War II" Spider-Man Tie-In Revealed (UPDATE)

    C2E2: “Civil War II” Spider-Man Tie-In Revealed (UPDATE)

    Nothing much is yet known about the tie-in, except that it will span four issues, possibly involve Peter’s affinity for Power and Responsibility and that it will be written by Christos Gage and drawn by Travel Foreman. Issue one Cover by Khary Randolph. Civil War II: Amazing Spider-Man hits the stores in June…

  • Podcast #415-MB Q &A-Carrion a Clone, Norman Vs Kingsley, End of Slott, Unreleased Spidey Action Figure

    We tackle your dozens of message board questions with this episode. Some highlights include: *The original origin of Carrion was to be a Peter Parker Clone *What would happen if Roderick Kingsley fought Norman Osborn in Goblin suits.  *What spider-character has never received an action figure?  *If Vol. 4 is the…

  • C2E2: Marvel Thwip! The New Digital TV Variety Series

    C2E2: Marvel Thwip! The New Digital TV Variety Series

    (Via Bleeding Cool) One would think with the name Marvel Thwip! that this new digital TV series is dedicated to all things Spidey, but we’d be wrong. So far all that’s know, not including when it will launch, is that it’s a variety show on all Marvel’s digital platforms. Where a yet-to-be…

  • Spider-Gwen (Vol. 2) #6 Review

    “Sometimes, people aren’t who you remember them to be. Real people, real lives, are flawed. Sometimes they’re weak. Sometimes, they’re wrong. Even the heroes.” This is it-Spider-Gwen vs. The Green Goblin! Will the spider/goblin cycle of violence repeat on this Earth? WRITER: Jason Latour ARTIST: Robbi Rodriguez COLOR ARTIST:…

  • Civil War II, It's Time To Choose, Will You Change or Protect The Future

    Civil War II, It’s Time To Choose, Will You Change or Protect The Future

    Numerous Comic News outlets including Comic Book Resources have released what seem to be the final roster of those fighting to Change the Future, by profiling future crimes and attacks before they occur and those fighting to protect it by stating that punishment cannot come before the crime. With Captain Marvel, fighting to Change The Future,…

  • Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #9 Review: The Bogenrieder Perspective

    “Thought I’d be coming in slower–“   Hey, remember that incredible Civil War trailer that had Spider-Man at the end?… This is nothing like that. Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #9 “Scorpio Rising, Part 1: One-Way Trip” Writer: Dan Slott Pencils: Gieussepe Camuncoli Inks: Cam Smith Colors: Marte Garcia Editors: Nick Lowe…

  • Sally Field Not a Fan of Amazing Spider-Man Films

    It seems actress Sally Field wasn’t a fan of the Spider-Man movies or her character Aunt May. She was recently interviewed by Howard Stern. During the interview she said, “You work it as much as you can, but you can’t put 10 pounds of shit in a five-pound bag,””

  • Tangled Webs: What is the best “typical” Spider-Man story?

    For many of these articles, I’ve looked at the most acclaimed Spider-Man stories. And some of those have been the kind of stuff that can’t happen any issue. It’s often material that is consequential or stylistically daring. It can be the first appearances of villains like Venom, the Kingpin or…