Category Archives: Bertone Hates Betty

  • Betty Brant Podcast episode 1

      By popular demand, here is the first episode of the “Betty Brant Podcast”. In this episode we discuss… * The top 10 horrible Betty moments. * Is Betty based on Flo from the Marvel bullpen? * A certain…SUPERIOR…Marvel staff member and I argue about if Betty is a…

  • Bertone Hates Betty #6

    I hope everyone enjoyed my April Fool’s joke! With that out of the way, I wanted to address some things that Betty did in “Venom” issue 15. The issue came out today so be warned that there are spoilers under the cut!  Before we get to “Venom” issue 15,…

  • Bertone Loves Betty

    If there is one thing my fellow Spidey fans know about me, it’s that I love the character of Betty Brant and can’t get enough of her. See that picture? Even Peter can’t stop gushing about how awesome she is! She may be the greatest person in Spider-Man’s supporting…

  • Bertone Hates Betty #5

    Yikes! With that look in her eyes we know that Ms. Brant can’t be up to any good! I’ve gone on record a few times saying that Betty’s worst moment is either “Amazing Spider-Man” issue 184 or issue 280. I covered 280 earlier this year. Now it’s time to…

  • Flash and Betty: Special Bulletin

    The above scene is from “Venom” issue 12 which came out this week. This current arc has been really good and I suggest everyone check it out. Why is this scene of interest to us? Because Flash and Betty break up!  This breakup is significant in their history because it’s their…

  • Happy 26th Birthday Josh Lapin-Bertone

    Happy birthday to our good friend Josh Bertone. He’s a regular on the podcast and also contributes to the site with Spider-Memories and the ever popular Bertone Hates Betty articles. So please join me in wishing him a happy 26th birthday. 

  • Bertone hates Betty #4

    Welcome back everyone! First I’d like to clear up some confusion. When “Flash and Betty” concluded and I annouced it was over, many people misunderstood and assumed the whole “Bertone hates Betty” feature was ending. That isn’t the case. “Flash and Betty” was a retrospective series on their romance…

  • Flash and Betty part 9: Sha Shan’s Brand New Big Time

        What a summer this has been! We are now at the conclusion of our Betty/Flash retrospective. I can’t believe this took nine parts! It’s hard to believe we’ve reached the end! There will be plenty of space devoted to reflection at the end of the article, so…

  • Flash and Betty part 8: Friendly Neighborhood Tantric Energy

    Welcome back to our tour of one of the most dysfunctional relationships in the Spider-Man universe! This edition is going to be a bit different. For the first time in the “Flash and Betty” retrospective, we will only be covering one writer and one title. Several years ago, Peter…