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A Very Spidey Christmas

A recent post to one of the comics groups I follow on Facebook lamented the presence of Stegron in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #166 (cover date of March 1977—but on the racks in December of ’76). Continue reading A Very Spidey Christmas

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Sex, Lies, and Comic Books: The Gwen Stacy Murder Case, Reopened

Allow me to just say this up front: Buckle up folks, as this will likely devolve into an epic-length analysis and/or rant. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. [EDIT: A hair under 20,000 words here at final count, ladies and gentlemen. Proceed at your own risk!] Continue reading Sex, Lies, and Comic Books: The Gwen Stacy Murder Case, Reopened

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2014: A Comics-Geek Odyssey, Part 1

The Spider-Man show disappeared from TV shortly after I had discovered it, which was certainly frustrating—I may have (alright, so I probably did) throw a tantrum or two over it. Continue reading 2014: A Comics-Geek Odyssey, Part 1

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Spidey B.C. (Before Comics)

After the TV show, my next encounter with Spidey came in toy form—specifically the Ben Cooper “Wiggler Jiggler.” This was a rubber figure with a loop of string attached to the head. It was a fairly cheap construction, and before long the figure started to break at the neck. Continue reading Spidey B.C. (Before Comics)

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Simply Spectacular!

Alright, so we all know the original Spidey theme from the ’67 cartoon rules all, but I gotta admit this version (from the more contemporary Spectacular Spider-Man cartoon) comes a much closer second than I ever would have dreamed possible Continue reading Simply Spectacular!

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