Category Archives: The Cushing Critique

  • The Cushing Critique: On Ultimate Comics and Spider-Men

    Hey there, Crawl Spacers! I hope the Minimum Carnage reviews have been enough to tide you over since the last Cushing Critique, but today I’m back and I’m here to talk to you about Miles Morales. Young Miles is the new character occupying the identity of Spider-Man over in…

  • The Cushing Critique: On Sidekicks and Possibilities

    In last month’s Amazing Spider-man #692, a young character called Alpha was introduced, announced by Marvel as Spider-Man’s new sidekick. He’s a selfish character that the comic itself describes as excelling at nothing and not really caring about it. We’re two issues into his story now, and while he…

  • The Cushing Critique: On Vampires and Returns to Glory

    Hello there! Welcome to the inaugural installment of The Cushing Critique! For my first in this new regular series of editorials, I thought I’d start out with a subject near and dear to me – Morbius the Living Vampire. More specifically his recent return in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, which…