Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • Alford Notes: Amazing Spider-Man #11

    “This is why I work alone.” Scorpio Rising Part 3: Signs from Above O.K., intrepid readers!  Scorpio has a magic key and he’s not afraid to use it.  Living Brain/Ock has a crush on Anna Maria and he’s not going to be able to hold it back much longer.…

  • Web Warriors #6 Review

    “Hey guys. Is that strand of the Web on fire?” After fending off the horrors of the Battery, the Warriors must now face a horde of angry Venoms. Maybe they discovered how they were treated in  Spider-Man 3 and are out for revenge! Let’s find out, in Web Warriors…

  • Silk #7 Review (Spider-Women Part 3) (Spoilers)

    The individual parts of “Spider-Women” read like one story, so here’s a link to reviews for part one and part two. “Two kids of people have secret elevators. Pop Stars and Super Villains… Please be a Pop Star.” Spider-Woman Part 3 Writer: Robbie Thompson Artist: Tana Ford Colorist: Ian Herring…

  • Podcast # 418-Spider-History With JR April 1986

    Jr takes us back 30 years in Spider-History and takes a look at what books came out in April of 1986. JR reviews: *Amazing Spider-Man # 275 *Spectacular Spider-Man #113 *Web of Spider-Man # 13 Podcast: Play in new window | Download You can also subscribe to the show…

  • Downey JR Joins Spider-Man:Homecoming

    It’s official, Iron Man will be in the new Spider-Man:Homecoming movie. Variety is reporting that Robert Downey Jr has just signed a deal to co-star in the movie with actor Tom Holland. What are your thoughts? 

  • Spider-Gwen (Vol. 2) #7 Review

    “I’d give ANYTHING to regain the people I’ve lost. In ANY universe.” Marooned on Earth-65, the Spider-Women split up as they go after their own objectives. Oh, and the Bodega Bandit is back in business. WRITER: Jason Latour ARTIST: Bengal COLOR ARTIST: Rico Renzi LETTERER: Clayton Cowles RECAP PAGE ART:…

  • Cobwebs #18: Which Spider-Man Is Your Spider-Man?

    The recent Batman v Superman movie gets a divided reaction.  Some people loved the action and the dark and gritty Batman.  Others felt that it wasn’t the characters that they grew up with. Spider-Man fans are no different. Often, when talking about a particular comic book that was disliked,…

  • All-New, All-Different Avengers #8 Ryan’s Review

    The All-New, All-Different Avengers find themselves in Pleasant Hill with their bodies altered and with a whole set of Super Villains ready to take them apart. But don’t worry, Miles and Deadpool have a plan WRITER: Mark Waid ARTIST: Adam Kubert COLOR ARTIST: Sonia Oback with Dono Sanchez Almara…

  • Spider-Man #3 (2016) Review (minor update)

    “Stay off the drugs!” Miles squares off against his grandma as the Black Cat starts to conspire against him by forming an alliance with Hammerhead! WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis ARTIST: Sara Pichelli INKING ASSIST: Gaetano Carlucci COLORS: Justin Ponsor LETTERING: VC’s Cory Petit COVER ART: Sara Pichelli and Justin…

  • Podcast # 417 Friday Night Scorpion Fight

    This Friday Night Fight involves a Scorpion and a wedding  of a long time supporting cast member. Who will win in the end?  George takes us through this amazing fight brought you by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. In this fight we’re looking at Amazing Spider-Man Annual #18 from…

  • Is Michael Keaton Getting Ready To Fly Into A Spider-Web?

    He’s been a Batman. He’s been a Birdman. And now he may don wings once more and take to the skies fighting Spider-Man. According to Variety, Michael Keaton is in “early talks” to play the villain in the upcoming third Spider-Man reboot – featuring the first MCU Spidey, played…

  • Alford Notes: Amazing Spider-Man #10

    Amazing Spider-Man 10: Scorpio Rising Part 2 – Power Play “Cause even if you strip all that other stuff away…I’m still Spider-Man!” O.K., last issue, Spidey didn’t just jump the shark, he jumped off a satellite and landed safely in Paris.  How in the world does anyone top that…

  • Carnage (2015) #6 Review

    “It’s a boat, Jujubee. Where you gonna run?” A tale of mystery and murder on the high seas, as we take a look at the first chapter of Carnage’s sophomore arc, “Sea Devil.” WRITER: Gerry Conway ARTIST: Mike Perkins COLOR ARTIST: Andy Troy LETTERER: VC’s Joe Sabino COVER by Alexander…

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    That’s the official title of the Marvel produced Sony Spider-Man reboot featuring the MCU Spider-Man, Tom Holland. Originally, Ashley brought this to our attention on the Facebook Crawlspace Admin page – but we kinda poo-poo’d it, thinking it didn’t pass the smell test and seemed like clickbait. But sure…

  • Tangled Webs: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Spider-Man and Mary Jane

      Ta-Nehisi Coates is  a reporter and commentator who complained about how Bernie Sanders wasn’t radical enough. He has written about his efforts learning French, and how France is so wonderful compared to the United States. The mainstream media loved his essay “The Case For Reparations” and his memoir BETWEEN…

  • Invincible Iron Man #8 “Mary Jane/Spider-Man” Centric Review

    Invincible Iron Man #8 “Mary Jane/Spider-Man” Centric Review

    Tell Mister Stark I decline the job offer – Mary Jane    May I ask– – F.R.I.D.A.Y    No  – Mary Jane Cool. My spider glows for no apparent reason. Tell her (Meaning F.R.I.D.A.Y) I said hi. – Spider-Man (Me: Sigh)   THE WAR MACHINES” PART 3! • Spider-Man, War Machine and Iron Man team up…

  • Spider-Man is a Democrat?

    It seems President Obama, a self-confessed Spider-Man fan, got to meet an actual Spider-Man. Former Spider-Man Tobey Maguire hosted a Democratic fundraiser at his home in Brentwood, California. Two tickets will set you back $33,400. The money will help fund the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Reporters were stuck inside Maguire’s…

  • Kingpin Returns in Civil War II

    Marvel sent over a press release about the return of the Kingpin.  The Return of the King – CIVIL WAR II: KINGPIN #1 Coming This July! New York, NY—April 4th 2016 – When hero fights hero – where does that leave the villains?  As Civil War II engulfs the…

  • Slott on Spider-Man Until 2018?

    Bleeding Cool stumbled across a tweet from Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott that shows DC is wanting him to write Batman and Superman comics. Slott says he was offered the big two DC characters but can’t take the gig since he’s still under contract with Marvel until 2018. What are…

  • Spider-Man Wears Costume on Court Date

    You may remember a story about a Times Square performer dressed as Spider-Man who allegedly kicked a woman who wouldn’t tip him. Ironically, Reporter Roger Stern with New York Radio station 1010WINS filed this report. Well, 37 year old Abdelamine el-Khezzani had his day in court and he showed…

  • Podcast # 416 Spider-History March 2006

    JR takes us back ten years and examines Spider-Man: The Other. In this episode JR reviews: *Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man # 4 *Amazing Spider-Man # 528 *Marvel Knights Spider-Man # 22 He also gives an overview of the whole 12 part storyline.  Podcast: Play in new window | Download You…

  • Spider-Man 2099 (Vol. 3) #9 Review

    “My mind is gone. All my rage, all my fury, boils out onto him.” Miguel versus Mrs. Monroe! Trust me, it’s not as lopsided a fight as you’d think! WRITER: Peter David ARTIST: Will Sliney COLOR ARTIST: Rachelle Rosenberg LETTERER: VC’s Cory Petit COVER ARTIST: Francesco Mattina EDITORS: Devin…

  • Spider-Women Alpha #1 Review

    “How am I going to get back to my baby?” An alternate Earth lunch date gets deadly when Spider-Woman, Spider-Gwen, and Silk go up against S.I.L.K.!  STORY: Dennis Hopeless, Jason Latour, Robbie Thompson WRITER: Robbie Thompson ARTIST: Vanesa Del Rey COLOR ARTIST: Jordie Bellaire LETTERER: VC’s Travis Lanham PRODUCTION…

  • Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #1.4 Review: The Bogenrieder Perspective

    “It’s been altered beyond recognition.” Well, let’s see, Batman v. Superman came out, but nobody else is talking about Amazing Spider-Man 1.4…   And reviewing Spider-Man comics is my job on this site…. Hello, darkness, my old friend….. Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #1.4 “Amazing Grace, Pt. 4: Within the Veil” Writer:…

  • Cobwebs #17: …To Become an Avenger part 2

    With the recent Batman v Superman movie, superhero fights are all the rage.  We here at the Crawlspace know that the only thing better than a superhero fight is when one of those superheroes is Spider-Man.  Spider-Man routinely goes around kicking other hero’s butts just for fun.  He’ll even…