Category Archives: Spider-Man

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 6: The Denny O’Neil Era

We’re calling it the Denny O’Neil Era of Spider-Man, which it is, but it’s also the stealth beginning of the Roger Stern Era. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 6: The Denny O’Neil Era

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 5: The Marv Wolfman Era

Today it’s the Marv Wolfman Era of Amazing Spider-Man I’ll be covering. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 5: The Marv Wolfman Era

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 7: Ditko Essays and More

In the midst of doing some Steve Ditko research recently, I stumbled across this article on what might be my new favorite comics blog, Jack Elving’s Elving’s Musings. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 7: Ditko Essays and More

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 4: The Len Wein Era

This should be a relatively quiet and easy post, particularly compared to the previous one in this series. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 4: The Len Wein Era

Latest Pete-Mary Jane Drama

This is a classic comics blog, but modern goings-on will often find their way into the discussion here—or more accurately, I will drag them into the discussion, wisely or unwisely. Continue reading Latest Pete-Mary Jane Drama

How Gwen Won the War

The occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Gwen Stacy last month renewed a lot of old debate and conversation—conversation I’ve been participating in (and stirring up) for quite a number of years now. Continue reading How Gwen Won the War

Gwenaissance Addendum

I really should have seen this coming. Just a couple weeks after I publish that lenghty, what-I-hoped-would-be-exhaustive-and-complete Gwenaissance post, I stumble across news that we’ll be getting more new Gwen material rather soon. Continue reading Gwenaissance Addendum

Revisiting the Gwenaissance

Hindsight being 20/20, this blog was clearly misnamed. I should have named it “The Gwen Stacy Tribute Blog,” or something along similar lines, like maybe “The Gwen Stacy Torch-Carriers Blog.” Continue reading Revisiting the Gwenaissance

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 3

As I mentioned back in October, there’s probably not much suspense regarding this particular installment of the series. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 3

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 2

Just a friendly little reminder: this is a series of posts exploring when Spider-Man jumped the shark, not when he swam over the shark—because we all know precisely when the latter happened. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 2