Tag: Spider-Man

Spider-Man: Life Story #2

Written by Chip Zdarsky Art by Mark Bagley Published by Marvel Comics PREVIOUSLY: Spider-Man: Life Story #1 This issue takes place in 1977. As it opens, Peter Parker (now 30 years old) is married to Gwen Stacy and is working as a scientist for Reed Richards’ (Mr. Fantastic of the Fantastic Four) company, the Future…

Spider-Man: Life Story #1

Written by Chip Zdarsky Art by Mark Bagley Published by Marvel Comics I was immediately intrigued when I first heard about this 6-issue miniseries a couple of months ago. It’s similar to what John Byrne did in his Superman and Batman: Generations miniseries (and its sequels), showing the life of a superhero as if it…

MOSAIC #4

Written by Geoffrey Thorne Drawn by Khary Randolph Published by Marvel Comics PREVIOUSLY: MOSAIC #3 SPIDER-MAN! In the cliffhanger of the last issue, Morris jumped into SPIDER-MAN! Yeah, that in and of itself is a major spoiler. So if you’ve waiting for the trade on this series and are reading these reviews first, sorry, but…

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

Written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner, and James Vanderbilt Directed by Marc Webb Released May 2014 Sony Pictures Entertainment Spider-Man is one of my 10 favorite superheroes and the first Spider-Man film starring Tobey Maguire was one of my favorite superhero movies that were based on comic-books. I was underwhelmed with Spider-Man 2…

SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! (part 2)

Previously: SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL! Following up on that previous post, I’ve had a few people tell me that they mostly agree, but that it depends on the character. I certainly agree with that. And there are some characters who can work either with or without them, it just depends on how they’re written. But…

SECRET IDENTITIES ARE COOL!

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and I saw that one of my friends had posted the following article, saying that he agreed with it: NO MORE SECRET IDENTITIES: THE TROUBLE WITH ALTER-EGOS by Marshall Lemon Well, I immediately disagreed, just by reading the title. And then even after reading the article my opinion…

MY 5 FAVORITE SUPERMAN COMICS

5/SUPERMAN VS. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Written by Gerry Conway &; drawn by Ross Andru (with some help from Neal Adams and John Romita Sr.), released in 1976, this was the 1st official crossover comic between DC Comics and Marvel Comics. There have been many crossovers in the decades since then, some better written and drawn…

MY 10 FAVORITE SUPERHEROES

Yeah, that’s right. I’m a grown man who reads comic-books. So? 1)THE ORIGINAL CAPTAIN MARVEL I think I saw this character in the cartoons first & then later in live-action TV series, before ever reading a comic-book. But it automatically appealed to me. I’d already been interested in Greek mythology, so that was an interesting…