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
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
In late 1981, Christmastime, my pre-adolescent heart was broken when I lost both Elektra and the Black Cat in the pages of Daredevil and Amazing Spider-Man, respectively. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 6: “Murder by Spider”
Before there was a Spider-Man, there was The Spider—an icon of the pulp era, whose adventures thrilled readers both young and old throughout the 1930s and into the 40s. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 5: Along Came The Spider
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”
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 April Fool’s Day so let’s get foolish. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 3: What Is That Thing On Norman Osborn’s Head?
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
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?