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
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
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
Consider this post a companion piece to my previous one, wherein I discussed Peter Parker and the nature of heroism. Continue reading The “Hero” in “Superhero”
Terrible news broke just as we were getting our weekend started on Friday: Neal Adams died. Continue reading Neal Adams 1941-2022
It’s April Fool’s Day so let’s get foolish. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 3: What Is That Thing On Norman Osborn’s Head?
I don’t know about the rest of you, but with the state of the world being what it is right now, I could use a light-hearted distraction like talking about silly comic book characters. So let’s talk about my number one, all-time favorite: Spider-Man. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 1: An Arachnid in Amber?
It’s that time of year again! Continue reading “The TT’s Swingin’ Christmas Carol!”
As a nostalgia-fueled blog, it’s not surprising that human memory (specifically my human memory) would be a regular theme here, but it is just a tad surprising to me that it seems to have become the dominant theme. Continue reading When Batty Met Supey