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
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
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
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
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
Is there anyone out there who hasn’t heard (or used) the phrase, “Jump the Shark”? Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 1
This post was born out of a passing comment in the pages of The Comics Journal all the way back in 1979. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 4: What’s So Special About Peter Parker?
It’s another Spidey Miscellanea post, kids! This time I’ll be doling out some more material related to Stan Lee and Gwen Stacy. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 2: Stan & Gwen