An earlier issue of Superior Foes of Spider-Man featured a monologue courtesy of everyone’s favorite unreliable narrator Fred “Boomerang” Meyers where he said that the criminal business was one about “relationships.” While the speech was meant to be tongue-in-cheek, part of what has made Superior Foes such a revelation
I’ve been awfully critical of the last few issues of Superior Spider-Man Team-Up, as I’ve found the series has had its struggles finding its voice within the larger Spider-verse of titles. Is it meant to be an addendum to Dan Slott’s larger Superior Spider-Man story, or its own unique
This next reader request comes from Matt Little, co-host of the fantastic Matt and Brett Love Comics podcast (which I appeared on a few months ago). Actually, for full disclosure, I solicited Matt on this one because I knew it was a favorite of his and I thought it
It’s been a long time since a Spider-Man comic has brought me such sheer unbridled joy that I just want to climb to the top of every mountain and make sure anybody who calls themselves a fan of the medium is reading this one book that I just read.
One of the great things that I’ve learned through my new “Blind Spots” feature, is the fact that at many times in my comic book collecting lifetime, I’ve had an unfair prejudice against some of Spidey’s “B” titles at the expense of missing some pretty great storylines. But it’s
Given the ending to Superior Spider-Man #9 earlier this month, I can’t say I’m all that surprised by the contents of Avenging Spider-Man #20, but all the same: DAMN, Marvel went ahead and did it … they’ve made Spider-Man into a full-fledged baddie. At least that’s the direction Chris
In the two-plus years I’ve been recording my chase to collect every single issue of Amazing Spider-Man, I’ve talked so much about my desire to own ASM #1 that I don’t know if I’ve ever actually talked about the actual contents of the comic. And that’s a tragic oversight
It’s very rare in the world of comic books for creators to land upon an appropriate arch-nemesis right out of the gate. It wasn’t until the fifth issue of Fantastic Four when the world was introduced to Doctor Doom. The Joker didn’t show up until Batman #1, which as