Author Archives: Gerard Delatour II

  • Spider-Art #183

    Today’s Spider-(Girl) Art of the Day is from … um, me?  Don’t look at me like that — Brad made me do it! To see this in various stages of production with a little commentary, click “READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY” below.  Of course, be sure to head over to…

  • Changes: A Rebuttal

    Earlier today, an editorial was published.  That editorial rankled me sufficiently enough that I have been moved to attempt to argue many of its more questionable points. Before I proceed, I need to establish two critical facts.  First, as an editorial of my own authorship, the opinions stated here…

  • Coming Soon … Video Game Articles Return!

    You bet your sweet bippy! I should probably (re)introduce myself.  Way back in the old days of 2010-2011, I used to write reviews of The Amazing Spider-Man for the site.  It was a heck of a job back then, since the book was coming out three or more times…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #659 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #659 “Fantastic Voyage, Part 1 of 2” Story: Dan Slott Dialogue: Fred Van Lente Penciler: Stefano Caselli Inker: Stefano Caselli Colorist: Marte Gracia “Bug Time” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Barry Kitson Inker: Barry Kitson Colorist: Edgar Delgado “Can’t Get the Service, Part Two” Writer: Rob Williams Penciler:…

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #38 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #38 “Identity Wars, Part 1” Writer: John Layman Penciler: Lee Garbett Inker: Mark Pennington Colorist: Fabio D’Auria Cover Art: Steve McNiven, Mark Morales, and Marte Garcia Be warned – there are SPOILERS ahead! Spider-Man annuals have always been a downer. Some of the character’s greatest, most…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #657 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #657 “Torch Song” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Marcos Martin, Ty Templeton, Nuno Plati, and Stefano Caselli Inker: Marcos Martin, Ty Templeton, Nuno Plati, and Stefano Caselli Colorist: Muntsa Vicente, Javier Rodriguez, Nuno Plati, and Marte Garcia Cover Art: Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente Be warned – there…

  • Spider-Girl Cancelled

    According to Marvel’s June solicitations, Spider-Girl is being cancelled after 8 issues.  You can see the solicit after the jump, as it contains some spoilers for those that may be waiting for the trade. SPIDER-GIRL #8 Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC FINAL…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #656 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #656 “No One Dies, Part Two: Resolve” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Marcos Martin Inker: Marcos Martin Colorist: Muntsa Vicente Cover Art: Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente Variant Cover Art: Joe Quesada, Danny Miki, and Richard Isanove Be warned – there are SPOILERS ahead! I’m back! Well, okay,…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654.1 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654.1 “Flashpoint” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Humberto Ramos Inker: Carlos Cuevas Colorist: Edgar Delgado “Coming Up In Amazing Spider-Man” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Stefano Caselli Inker: ??? Colorist: ??? Cover Art: Paolo Siqueira Be warned – there are SPOILERS ahead! And now, for something a little different…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654 “Revenge of the Spider-Slayer, Part Three: Self-Inflicted Wounds” Plotter: Dan Slott Scripter: Fred Van Lente Penciler: Stefano Caselli Inker: Stefano Caselli Colorist: Marte Garcia “Rebirth” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Paolo Siqueira and Ronan Cliquet de Oliveira Inker: Paolo Siqueira, Roland Paris, and Greg Adams Colorist: Fabio…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #653 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #653 “Revenge of the Spider-Slayer, Part Two: All You Love Will Die” Plotter: Dan Slott Scripter: Fred Van Lente Penciler: Stefano Caselli Inker: Stefano Caselli Colorist: Edgar Delgado “Lock and/or Key, Part Two” Writer: Fred Van Lente Penciler: Reilly Brown Inker: Victor Olazaba Colorist: Andres Mossa Cover…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #652 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #652 “Revenge of the Spider-Slayer, Part One: Army of Insects” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Stefano Caselli Inker: Stefano Caselli Colorist: Edgar Delgado “Lock and/or Key” Writer: Fred Van Lente Penciler: Reilly Brown Inker: Victor Olazaba Colorist: Andres Mossa Cover Art: Stefano Caselli and Edgar Delgado Be warned…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #651 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #651 “Big Time, Part 4” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Humberto Ramos Inker: Carlos Cuevas and Joseph Damon Colorist: Edgar Delgado “The Sting That Never Goes Away” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Stefano Caselli Inker: Stefano Caselli Colorist: Edgar Delgado Cover Art: Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado Variant Cover…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #650 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #650 “Big Time, Part 3” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Humberto Ramos Inker: Carlos Cuevas, Victor Olazaba, and some other dude Colorist: Edgar Delgado “The Final Lesson” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Neil Edwards Inker: Scott Hanna Colorist: Morry Hollowell Cover Art: Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado Be warned…

  • Marvel Announces New Venom Ongoing

    Marvel has announced a new ongoing Venom series to debut in March 2011.  The book will be written by Rick Remender and drawn by Tony Moore, the creative team behind the recent Frankencastle. Following in the (dubious) tradition of the 90s, this Venom will be on the side of…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #649 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #649 “Kill To Be You” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Humberto Ramos Inker: Carlos Cuevas Colorist: Edgar Delgado Cover Art: Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado Be warned – there are SPOILERS ahead! —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Plot A flashback shows the Hobgoblin cutting a swath through a South American dictatorship. …

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #648 Review

    —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #648 “Big Time” Writer: Dan Slott Penciler: Humberto Ramos Inker: Carlos Cuevas Colorist: Edgar Delgado “The Girl’s All Right With Me …” Writer: Paul Tobin Penciler: Clayton Henry Inker: Clayton Henry Colorist: Chris Sotomayor Cover Art: Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado Variant Cover #1: J.…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #647 Review

    —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #647 The Brand New Day Finale! Writers: Various Artists: Many Colorists: Myriad Cover Art: Marco Djurdjevic Variant Cover: Steve McNiven, Dexter Vines, and Justin Ponsor Be warned – there are SPOILERS ahead! I must begin with an apology to reader Two-Bit Specialist.  Apparently, my fakeout lead-in…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #646 Review

    ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #646 “Origin of the Species, Part 5” Writer: Mark Waid Artists: Paul Azaceta and Matthew Southworth Colorist: Javier Rodriguez Cover Art: Marco Djurdjevic Variant Cover #1: Paolo Rivera Variant Cover #2: Mike Mayhew Be warned – there are SPOILERS ahead! This comic nearly brought a happy…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #645 Review

    ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #645 “Origin of the Species, Part 4” Writer: Mark Waid Artists: Paul Azaceta and Matthew Southworth Colorist: Javier Rodriguez “Spidey Sundays” Writer: Stan Lee Penciler: Marcos Martin Inker: Marcos Martin Colorist: Muntsa Vicente Cover Art: Marco Djurdjevic Variant Cover: Bryan Hitch and Paul Mounts (NOT Paolo…

  • Vintage Spider-Man Games: Reminiscing on the Past

    Spider-Man is a hugely popular character, enduring for many decades across comics, cartoons, and now films, so it’s only natural that he has had a large presence in video games.  As far back as the Atari 2600, Spider-Man has been slinging his pixilated (or polygonal) webs in the privacy…

  • SPIDER-MAN: SHATTERED DIMENSIONS Review

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Developed by Beenox | Published by Activision Available for Playstation 3, Xbox360, Wii, Nintendo DS, and PC   And now, for something a little different – a video game review! (For the record, this review corresponds to the Playstation 3 version of the game.  The Xbox360…

  • October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    I’d like to take a moment to interrupt your regularly scheduled program … Most of you like to think of me as a happy-go-lucky sort of guy.  I chuckle and smile a lot when talking Spider-Man, and I generally try to keep things light and friendly.  What most of…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #644 Review

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #644 “Origin of the Species, Part 3” Writer: Mark Waid Penciler: Paul Azaceta Inker: Paul Azaceta Colorist: Javier Rodriguez “Spidey Sundays” Writer: Stan Lee Penciler: Marcos Martin Inker: Marcos Martin Colorist: Muntsa Vicente Cover Art: Marco Djurdjevic Variant Cover: Chris Bachalo and Tim Townsend Be warned –…

  • THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #643 Review

    ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #643 “Origin of the Species, Part 2” Writer: Mark Waid Penciler: Paul Azaceta Inker: Paul Azaceta Colorist: Javier Rodriguez “Spidey Sundays” Writer: Stan Lee Penciler: Marcos Martin Inker: Marcos Martin Colorist: Muntsa Vicente Cover Art: Marco Djurdjevic Variant Cover #1: Phil Jiminez and Frank D’Armata Varaint…