Category Archives: 2009 Mini Series

  • Spider-Verse: Secret Wars Miniseries (#1-5) Review (Spoilers)

    I’m currently working on an article that examines the success of All New Marvel’s Spider-Female push. Considering it all started with Spider-Woman #1, a Spider-Verse tie in, I figured I’d throw together a quick review of the recent Secret Wars Miniseries, inspired by Dan Slott’s 2014 event. Does going…

  • Edge of Spider-Verse #1 Review

    “My sixth sense tells me when there’s danger, but I’ve been feeling it constantly for weeks now. A low-level, throbbing pulse.” 1939 New York. Spider-Man Noir faces the maleficent threat of aspiring gang lord, The Magnificent Mysterio. If he can escape his death trap in front of a live…

  • Spider-Man: The Clone Saga #6 [of 6] Review

    Greetings folks. It pains me to write this review, as the series that I’ve enjoyed every single issue of has come to an end. In my hands I hold the final issue, chapter really of Spider-Man’s Clone Saga as it was originally intended… well, sort of. You see, the…

  • Spider-Man: CLONE SAGA #5(of 6) Review

    While I intended for this to be out this last week, mother nature kicked my arse, forcing me to not get my books from last week til this evening. Thus, I have been waiting to get my hands on Clone Saga’s 5th issue for several days. Upon Reading, it…

  • Spider-Man: Clone Saga #4 Review

    When you think of this mini series, you tend to think that this is the jaunt back to Yesteryear, which makes this series good, but what if… there was something that happened here, in this issue, that never, EVER Happened in the Original Clone Saga? Allow me to Explain:…

  • Spider-Man: Clone Saga #3 (of 6) Review.

    The Crawl Space Offices were buzzing with activity, with Mike Bailey yelling ‘YaTA!’ like Hiro off of Heroes. Apparently he finished his reviews. While I Grumble for not having mine done. That, and Brads about to smack me with the wand of webmasters. CLONE SAGA #3 (of 6) Writers:…

  • SPIDER-MAN: CLONE SAGA 2!

    THE OFFICES OF THE CRAWL SPACE– Brad Douglas is a man with few requests. Like Getting your reviews out on time. Imagine his shock that Clone Saga #1 was online the same day that it came out. But he’s slowly walking to Zach Cubicle, where he sees his reviewer…

  • SPIDER-MAN: CLONE SAGA #1 (of 6)

    GREETINGS WEBHEADS! One of the most anticipated days of this fans collecting life has come to pass. For on this day, we got one of the most anticipated mini-series’ in the past several years, The Clone Saga’s Directors Cut. Way back in 1993, Superman was dead (And then alive)…

  • Mr. Negative #3 & The Sinister Spider-Man #3 Reviews

    It’s a Dark Reign Double Bill! Why am I posting two reviews at the same time? Not so I can catch up quickly, I don’t know what made you think that. It is because these issues are linked. You heard me correctly. Linked. How are they linked? Which is…

  • Dark Reign: The Sinister Spider-Man #2 Review

    Reign’s World! Reign’s World! Party time! Excellent! (The puns don’t get any better, folks.) DARK REIGN: THE SINISTER SPIDER-MAN #2 We Need A Hero WRITER: Brian Reed ARTIST: Chris Bachalo with Rob Disalvo INKS: Townsend, Mendoza, Disalvo & Sibal COLOURS: Bachalo with Mossa & Fabela LETTERS: Jared K. Fletcher…

  • Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #2 Review

    Chocolate Reign! DARK REIGN: MR. NEGATIVE #2 WRITER: Fred van Lente ARTIST: Gianluca Gugliotta COLOURS: Ronda Pattison LETTERS: Dave Lanphear PLOT: Nega-Spidey is beating seven shades of silver out of the Hood’s goons, which include classic villains such as The Squid and Scorcher. The villains are surprised by Spider-Man’s…

  • Timestorm 2009/2099 #3 Review

    Sorry about the extreme lateness of this review. Illness and going abroad straight after got in the way. I’ll try to make sure it doesn’t happen again. TIMESTORM 2009-2099 #3 WRITER: Brian Reed ARTIST: Eric Battle INKER: Drew Hennessey LETTERS: Dave Sharpe PLOT: We start by seeing why Jake…

  • The Sinister Spider-Man #1 Review

    Purple Reign! DARK REIGN: THE SINISTER SPIDER-MAN #1 Women Love Him, Men Want to be Him WRITER:Brian Reed ARTIST: Chris Bachalo INKS: Tim Townsend LETTERS: Jared K. Fletcher PLOT: Mac Gargan (now known as Spider-Man) stops General Wolfram (no idea, sorry) from robbing a bank, but takes the money…

  • Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #1 Review

    When it Reigns, it pours.   DARK REIGN: MR. NEGATIVE #1 WRITER: Fred Van Lente ARTIST: Gianluca Gugliotta INKS: Lanning & Justice LETTERS: Dave Lanphear PLOT: White Dragon confronts Mr. Negative on behalf of The Hood, but then gets negativised (controlled by Mr. Negative) and sent to battle Z-List…

  • Spider-Man: The Short Halloween Review

    WEEKEND UPDATE! With Patrick Brusnahan! Sorry, I couldn’t resist, not when I’m reviewing a book written by Seth Meyers and Bill Hader of SNL. Whatever your opinion on the current state of SNL, I think these two are pretty cool, especially Bill Hader. Let’s not forget the art is…

  • Timestorm 2009/2099 #2 Review

    It’s been a while since we had a mini-series review, exams took a priority I’m afraid. Never mind that there hasn’t been any Spider-man mini-series lately, who ever thought that could happen?! Anyways, let’s get to the shocking review already… TIMESTORM 2009-2099 #2 WRITER: Brian Reed ARTISTS: Eric Battle…

  • Marvels: Eye of The Camera #3 Review

    Writers: Kurt Busiek and Roger Stern Art: Jay Anacleto Colorist: Brian Haberlin Letterer: Richard Starkings and Comicraft Phil is on Newsbeat with Sam Reuther promoting both “Marvels” as well as his new book, which he clarifies will be about the heroes’ deeds that are sometimes misunderstood. However, Reuthers pushes the point…

  • Timestorm 2009/2099 #1 Review

    1992 saw the origin of a series known as Spider-Man 2099. This was a beloved series to many (including myself), but in recent years, you’re more likely to see the Invisible Man than the World of Tomorrow. Now, we have this series to comfort us, written by Brian Reed!…

  • Spider-Man: Noir #4 Review

    Will Spider-Man save Felicia Hardy and J. Jonah Jameson from the clutches of the Goblin? Will Aunt May survive the menacing Vulture? Has this series actually been worth reading? For answers, see below. SPIDER-MAN: NOIR #4 WRITERS: David Hine with Fabrice Sapolsky ARTIST: Carmine Di Giandomenico LETTERS: Artmonkeys Studios…

  • X-Men/Spider-Man #4 Review

    I apologise about the lateness of this review, I’ll make sure it never happens again. Speaking of reviews… X-MEN/SPIDER-MAN #4 The Mutant Hunter WRITER: Christos Gage ARTIST: Marco Alberti LETTERS: Jared K. Fletcher PLOT: Morlocks are being hunter by someone who looks suspiciously like Kraven the Hunter. When the…

  • X-Men/Spider-Man #3 Review

    Well, the issue that we’ve all been waiting for. A huge spider-favourite returns in this issue. No, not Carnage. Somebody who has more fans than even Carnage, if you can believe it. Ladies and gentlemen…BEN REILLY! Did somebody say TEAM-UP? (With BEN REILLY!) X-MEN/SPIDER-MAN #3 Clone Sagas WRITER: Christos…

  • ¡BAHIA DE LOS MUERTOS! Review

    Spidey teaming up with his best pal, the Human Torch! This day can’t be ruined, can it? How about a haunted island off the coast of Puerto Rico? ¿Alguien dijo TEAM-UP? SPIDER-MAN AND THE HUMAN TORCH in ¡BAHIA DE LOS MUERTOS! WRITER: Tom Beland ARTIST: Juan Doe LETTERS: Nate…

  • Spider-Man Noir #3 Review

    In a land, noir, noir away, young Peter Parker has just gained his spider powers. However, in a land corrupted by the mob, run by the Goblin, what is a young hero to do? KICK SOME 1930s BUTT! SPIDER-MAN NOIR #3 WRITERS: David Hine and Fabrice Sapolsky ARTIST: Carmine…

  • Marvels: Eye of The Camera #2

                            Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Jay Anacelato Colorist: Brian Haberlin Letterer: Richard Starkings and Comicscraft At the hospital, following surgery, Phil, Doris, and Dr. Geoffries discuss the specifics of the second stage of lung cancer and treatment recommended.…

  • Spider-Man Noir #2 Review

    Catch-up time! Sorry about the delay once again. Let’s do this! By the posted the variant cover this time, just because it looks so damn cool! SPIDER-MAN: NOIR #2 WRITERS: David Hine and Fabrice Sapolsky ARTIST: Carmine Di Giandomenico PLOT: Ben Urich, investigative reporter, and his sidekick, Peter Parker…

  • Venom: Dark Origin #5 Review

    Have you read Amazing Spider-Man #300? Or read any story with Venom? Or seen Spider-Man 3?! You have? Good. No need for this issue or series then. VENOM: DARK ORIGIN #5 Chapter 5 WRITER: Zeb Wells ARTIST: Angel Medina INKS: Scott Hanna COLOURS: Matt Milla LETTERS: Joe Caramagna PLOT:…

  • Venom: Dark Origin #4 Review

    Another issue of Venom: Dark Origin, another cover with loads of spit drawn on it. Lovely. VENOM: DARK ORIGIN #4 Chapter 4 WRITER: Zeb Wells ARTIST: Angel Medina INKS: Scott Hanna COLORS: Matt Milla & Ian Hannin LETTERS: Joe Caramagna PLOT: Brock has a weird psychotic nightmare, which tells…