Author Archives: George Berryman

  • Happy Birthday Brad "Big Poppa" Douglas!

    Happy Birthday Brad “Big Poppa” Douglas!

    Semi-Benevolent Crawlspace Overlord Brad Douglas turns 42 years young today. And by “young” I mean “eight years away from Fifty.” It’s been a big year for Brad. He’s changed careers after almost two decades as a trusted name in news (a dying breed in these trying times) and he’s…

  • Marvel Replaces Bad New Costume With Bad Original Costume

    Marvel Replaces Bad New Costume With Bad Original Costume

    In a rare “Yeah okay, we f’d up” moment of truth, Marvel has acknowledged the flack over the re-designed clone costume being featured in Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #1. Via Newsarama, Mark Bagley has redrawn the original image (which drew widespread LOL comments across the web) to switch…

  • 101 Unpleasant Ways For Ben Reilly To Die

    101 Unpleasant Ways For Ben Reilly To Die

    Due to recent events in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, I now present you with a list of 101 Unpleasant Ways For Ben Reilly To Die. I wrote half this list on a napkin while eating a bacon & pork sausage omelette at IHOP this morning. Enjoy! 1) Stabbed…

  • Happy Birthday, Mike McNulty!!

    Happy Birthday, Mike McNulty!!

    Crawlspace Podcast panelist, former ASM reviewer and everyone’s best pal “Spectacular Mike” McNulty, aka Stillanerd, has yet another birthday this Friday! Mike it… 27! Yes, 27 years old today! These days you can find him writing over at WhateverASpiderCan.com – but he’s still a podcast fixture. Join me in…

  • Trigger Warning: "Stark Suit"

    Trigger Warning: “Stark Suit”

    Good God Almighty. I’m trying, Crawlspacers. I am trying so hard to be open about the new MarvelSony Spidey movie. I desperately want to be enjoying something – anything – Spidey related again. I’ve been putting my faith in Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios but what I read today…

  • Happy Birthday, Ashley!!

    Happy Birthday, Ashley!!

    Brad’s out of town and I am about to head out of town – and this kinda snuck up on us! So unfortunately I don’t have a new birthday image for this year – so instead we’ll have to go with the one from last year and pretend it’s…

  • Captain America Wants To Pop Up In Spider-Man Movies!

    Captain America Wants To Pop Up In Spider-Man Movies!

    Speaking to MTV (which was known for playing music videos back when raptors still walked the Earth), Captain America Chris Evans expressed interest in popping up in a Spider-Man film as Cap and also praised the Marvel Cinematic Universe Spidey, actor Tom Holland. Having Cap show up in a…

  • Farewell Darwyn Cooke, 1962-2016

    Farewell Darwyn Cooke, 1962-2016

    Yesterday afternoon we (as in fandom) learned that writer & artist Dawyn Cooke was battling an aggressive cancer. Very late last night we started to get word that he’d lost his battle with it, and it was confirmed this morning. He was only 53 years old. To say Darwyn…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Happy 41st Birthday, Brad!

    Our Chairman of the Board and Head Webhead turns 41 years old today! Since I have been busy with work, Brad’s birthday sort of snuck up on me this year so I didn’t have time to Photoshop something. But here’s a picture of Brad from last year, back when…

  • Spider-Man 2099 #4, #5 and #6

    “Oh my God. Oh my shockin’ God.” WRITER Peter David ART Will Sliney COLOR Rachelle Rosenberg LETTERER VC’s Cory Petit EDITOR Devin Lewis Captain America 2099 tries to stop a 2099 intruder, Miguel’s latest enemy steps in to rescue said 2099 intruder and one of Parker Industries’ scientists is…

  • Review: Spider-Man 2099 #2 & #3

    “I will slit your throat. Do you understand?” WRITER Peter David ART Will Sliney COLOR Frank D’Armata & Andres Mossa (#2) and Rachelle Rosenberg (#3) LETTERER VC’s Cory Petit EDITOR Devin Lewis Miguel tracks down Tempest’s alleged killer, Mac Gargan schemes at Alchemax and not everything is as it…

  • Black Suit Coming To Disney Infinity 3.0

    Image from Gamezone Via Gamezone: When the Disney Infinity community questioned why Black Suit Spider-Man was featured in 3.0’s collection menu, John Vignocchi denied that there were ever plans to release the character — who was exclusive to the Vita Starter Pack for 2.0 Edition — as a standalone…

  • Peter and Gwen Break Up

    In a manner of speaking, that is. Practically every major outlet this morning is reporting that Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone have split up, ending a four year relationship that started when the two met on the set of the first Amazing Spider-Man. The biggest strength of the Spider-reboots…

  • Tom Holland Talks Spidey Near-Injury & Chris Hemsworth

    Spider-Man actor Tom Holland recently discussed almost getting injured before shooting his final scene on the Captain America: Civil War set. Via ComicBook.com: “It was my own mistake. I basically fell over and bashed my face in front of about two hundred crew members, so not my most heroic…

  • Topher Grace Defends Sam Raimi and Spider-Man 3

    While speaking to the Hollywood Reporter on… well, non-Spidery things… Topher Grace, who played Eddie Brock/Venom in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3 defended the director and the film, which is considered to be one of the more inferior Spider-movies. Via Hollywood Reporter: I know the movie did well for Sony,…

  • Review: Spider-Man 2099 #1

    “Because Tempest thought it would be fun…” WRITER Peter David ART Will Sliney COLOR Frank D’Armata LETTERER VC’s Cory Petit EDITOR Devin Lewis Spider-Man 2099 picks up in the pieces of whatever the Hell post-Hickman Wars Marvel is now, with Miggy leading a new life. But is his new…

  • Spidey Swings Into Disneyland November 16th!

    As part of Disneyland’s revamping of its Super Hero HQ, Spider-Man will be swinging into the Magic Kingdom to greet park visitors. From DisneyParksBlog: When the reimagined Super Hero HQ opens this fall at Disneyland park, everyone’s favorite web slinger is swinging in for the occasion. That’s right! Your…

  • Kevin Feige Has A Fever… And The Only Prescription Is More Spidey!

    Marvel Studios President Kevin “Recently Free of Ike Perlmutter” Feige is talking today about Spider-Man and his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Feige’s remarks came while promoting the Avengers: Age of Ultron BluRay. Via IGN, on the agreement and Spidey’s role in the MCU: “Making that agreement ……

  • Update: Spider-Mable Represents Spidey Fandom In Edmonton!

    Source – TheStar.com Following up on yesterday’s story, six-year old Spider-Mable and Spidey teamed up to fight crime and save an Edmonton Oiler hockey player Andrew Ference. Via TheStar.com: Stories of superheroes such as Spiderman have helped sustain a six-year-old Edmonton girl over the past two years as she…

  • Spidey Teams With Six-Year Old Girl To Tackle Cancer

    If you’re in Edmonton tomorrow you can watch Spider-Man team up with six-year old Mable, a Spidey fan who has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia since 2013. During treatment, Mable fell in love with the Wallcrawler while reading 1960’s Spidey stories. Much like Miles Scott who became Batkid alongside…