Category Archives: Spider-Fun

  • Interactive Spidey

    Interactive Spidey

    Always wanted to chat it up with Spidey? Well if you have $149 you can do it daily. Check out this cool toy from Sphero.  Some of the things you can do with the toy include: Features Wise-crackin’ Spidey – Talk to Spidey using a variety of phrases. But…

  • 101 Unpleasant Ways For Ben Reilly To Die

    101 Unpleasant Ways For Ben Reilly To Die

    Due to recent events in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, I now present you with a list of 101 Unpleasant Ways For Ben Reilly To Die. I wrote half this list on a napkin while eating a bacon & pork sausage omelette at IHOP this morning. Enjoy! 1) Stabbed…

  • Michael Bublé's Son Battling Cancer

    Michael Bublé’s Son Battling Cancer

    Michael Bublé has just announced that his three year old son Noah is battling cancer. He and his wife are putting their careers on hold as they fight this horrible disease with their son. You’re probably wondering why I’m putting up this news on a Spider-Man site?  Well, little…

  • Canadian Spider-Man Stops Shoplifter

    Canadian Spider-Man Stops Shoplifter

    It seems Alpha Flight was busy in Toronto this week. A man dressed as Spider-Man stepped in to help two security guards apprehend a female suspect. Check out the video. I’m confused by the outfit, was he going for the Spider-Ben look?

  • San Francisco’s Spider-Man Burglar Interview

    San Francisco’s Spider-Man Burglar Interview

    The popular This American Life radio program recently did a story on the San Francisco burglar who was called Spider-Man. It took two months for police to catch him. He would had a pattern of entering skylights or attics. He’d then lower himself down with ropes to crack into…

  • Spider-Ads #50

    Spider-Ads #50

    This is an ad promoting Marvel Productions. It produced such TV shows like Spider-Man &His Amazing Friends, Transformers and Muppet Babies.

  • Spider-Ads #47

    Spider-Ads #47

    This is an ad promoting the Spider-Man & His Amazing Friends. It may have appeared in a broadcasting magazine.

  • Spider-Ad # 46

    Spider-Ad # 46

    This is a double ad. One is advertising a Spidey webshooter. The other ad is promoting the Power Records. I’ve included a couple pics of what they looked like at retail.  

  • Spider-Ads #45

    Spider-Ads #45

    This is an ad for the Activision Atari 2600 Spider-Man game. I remember seeing this ad and also getting excited that a Hulk game was coming out in the summer. That game never came out.

  • The Spider-Man K-Mart exclusive Tank Top

    The Spider-Man K-Mart exclusive Tank Top

    Back in 1981, K-Mart had a few exclusive Spider-Man outfits and one was this little piece that sported a John Romita Sr. Spider-Man. Pretty much to coincide with the 1980 animated series. These tank tops were a hit with kids, my friend had one and how I came across…

  • Spider-Ads # 43

    Spider-Ads # 43

    This is an ad for the Merry Marvel Marching Society. It was a fun ad that was in a 1960s issue. Was anyone a member reading this?

  • Spider-Ads #40

    Spider-Ads #40

    This ad is promoting the 1967 Spider-Man cartoon coming to ABC Saturday morning. Spidey was joined that year by the Fantastic Four.

  • Spider-Ads #39

    Spider-Ads #39

    This is an ad sent to comic shops to promote Amazing Spider-Man along with others will double ship in the summer. I remember seeing this ad in my weekly issue of Comic Buyers Guide. It was a weekly newspaper for comics, yes before the Internet.

  • Spider-Ads #38

    Spider-Ads #38

    This is an ad promoting the Spider-Man annuals for the Vibranium Vendetta storyline. I have no memory of the story details. This was sent to comic shops to promote the books.

  • Spider-Ads # 37

    Spider-Ads # 37

    This is ad for the Trial of Venom that was written by Peter David. This poster was sent to comic shops to promote the storyline. If memory serves you had to mail off for this book and the profits would go to help support Unicef.

  • Spider-Ads #36

    Spider-Ads #36

    Here is an ad that wrapped up the Clone Saga. This ad was sent to comic shops to promote the storyline. I recently found it on an ebay auction.

  • Spider-Ads #35

    Spider-Ads #35

    This was an ad that was sent to comic shops to promote the Spider-Man/ Batman team  up. I’ve never seen this image before, but it’s a classic from Mark Bagley. I recently found this on an ebay auction.

  • Spider-Man Wears Costume on Court Date

    You may remember a story about a Times Square performer dressed as Spider-Man who allegedly kicked a woman who wouldn’t tip him. Ironically, Reporter Roger Stern with New York Radio station 1010WINS filed this report. Well, 37 year old Abdelamine el-Khezzani had his day in court and he showed…