Category Archives: Overlooked Gems

  • Overlooked Gems #4: "Face Dancing"

    Overlooked Gems #4: “Face Dancing”

    Happy Thanksgiving, Crawlspacers! I figured I’d put out my next article a little earlier than usual since I’ll be pretty wrapped up this upcoming weekend. Today we’ll be taking a look at Face Dancing in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN vol. 1 #241-245 by J.M. DeMatteis and Luke Ross from 1997. J.M.…

  • Overlooked Gems #3: "The Big Question"

    Overlooked Gems #3: “The Big Question”

    Today we will be taking a look at The Big Question in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN vol. 1 #290-292 by David Micheline, John Romita Jr. and Alex Saviuk from 1987. While writer David Micheline is best known for creating popular villains such as Venom and Carnage, there is one particular contribution…

  • Overlooked Gems #2: "Tombstone"

    Overlooked Gems #2: “Tombstone”

    Due to the positive and eager responses to my first article, let’s jump into the next! This time we will be taking a look at Tombstone in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN vol. 1 #139-142 by Gerry Conway and Sal Buscema from 1988. While writer Gerry Conway’s first stint on the character…

  • Overlooked Gems #1: "Funeral Arrangements"

    Overlooked Gems #1: “Funeral Arrangements”

    Greetings, fellow Crawlspacers! Welcome to a brand new series that I like to call “Overlooked Gems”. My goal here is to shine a little much-deserved light on some great Spider-Man comics that unfortunately tend to receive very little recognition from fans for unspecified reasons. There are many lost classics…