Avengers X-Men 50th Anniversary Archive
House of M is yet another in a long line of mini-series/events Marvel produced in the early-to-mid 2000s that was off my radar thanks in large part to the fact that I had only JUST started to get back into buying monthly Spider-Man comic books at the same time
As part of Chasing Amazing’s X-Men/Avengers 50th anniversary celebration in September, the site is reposting older posts that relate to these great franchises. This post is originally from July 21, 2011. In the perpetual battle of superheroes versus supervillains, priority number one for the creative team is to build
As part of Chasing Amazing’s X-Men/Avengers 50th anniversary celebration in September, the site is reposting older posts that relate to these great franchises. This post is originally from July 1, 2013. With the Raft supervillain prison being such a focal point in the current Superior Spider-Man arc, I thought
It’s probably a given that someone who calls himself a Spider-Man fan should have a real affinity for Spider-Man and his alter ego, Peter Parker. But beyond the superheroics of the “Web Slinger,” one of the biggest things about this comic book universe that has kept me hooked for
It’s no secret that I have a lot of Spider-Man “blind spots,” but when it comes to Spidey “B” titles that have been off my radar for the bulk of my reading existence, Marvel Team-Up stands on its own. While I understand that Team-Up is the first official ongoing
I often get a kick out of looking back at some of the first comic books I ever purchased as a 7-year-old. I obviously talk a lot about Amazing Spider-Man #296 (my first ever Spidey comic), but I’ve also referred to other series I would periodically check in on
So I’m back to this dance. It was inevitable in a month where I talk about Spider-Man and Avengers/X-Men crossovers that I would spill just a little bit more virtual ink on the topic of Spider-Man being an Avenger. For all you newbies out there, I’ve previously tackled the
This post was originally published August 17, 2012 I’ve mostly ignored the bulk of Avengers comic books since Spider-Man joined the group a few years ago, mostly based on the fact that I had some personal objections to the idea of Spidey being a regular member of a super-team.
This post was originally published October 13, 2011 In an unashamed show of hypocrisy, I’m transitioning from a post about pondering the possible benefits of a Peter Parker/Carlie Cooper long-term team-up to bemoaning the fact that in recent years, Marvel has seemingly shoehorned Spider-Man into every superhero supergroup possible.