Spider-Man


Marvel Reprints Amazing Spider-Man #49/#850 Blank Variant For Free

Marvel Reprints Amazing Spider-Man #49/#850 Blank Variant For Free

Over the last decade, comic book companies have gotten more and more comfortable with publishing blank variant covers, where the cover is of a more "absorbent" stock ideal for sketching on, so that people can commission comic book artists to draw their very own bespoke cover. Apparently drawing on the front of an actual comic […]

Speculation Over *That* Amazing Spider-Man #50 Ending Were We Right

Speculation Over *That* Amazing Spider-Man #50 Ending, Were We Right?

Today sees the big reveal of Kindred in Amazing Spider-Man #50. Or at least half of the reveal. We know who – just. We don't yet know why or how. But Bleeding Cool has been making some speculation of late and now it all comes into play. There are spoilers ahead. Big, whopping spoilers – […]

Obscure Comics: Marvel Universe LIVE Age of Heroes Prequel #2

Obscure Comics: Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes Prequel #2

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Amazing Spider-Man #49 Review: Fighting With No Conclusion

Amazing Spider-Man #49 Review: Fighting With No Conclusion

Much like this week's Batman #100, Amazing Spider-Man #49 is a "landmark" issue (if you add the old numbering this is #850, but they restarted it, so does that even count?) amounts to much ado about nothing as all the sturm und drang of a gigantic slobberknocker amounts to next to nothing being different than […]

Obscure Comics: Marvel Universe Live Prelude #1

Obscure Comics: Marvel Universe Live! Prelude #1

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Will Amazing Spider-Man Lead Into The Reckoning War Too (Spoilers)

Will Amazing Spider-Man Lead Into The Reckoning War Too? (Spoilers)

Spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man: The Sins Of Norman Osborn ahead. But why? Dan Slott may not be writing the Amazing Spider-Man anymore. But might he have left a few things behind intending to tie into his planned Reckoning War? Bleeding Cool asked if Dan Slott was bringing back his Reckoning War storyline that he was proposing around […]

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man: Homecoming Part 3 Morning Rush &#038 Jim Zub

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man: Homecoming Part 3, Morning Rush & Jim Zub

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Is Peter Parker The Bad Guy In Amazing Spider-Man (Spoilers)

Is Peter Parker The Bad Guy In Amazing Spider-Man? (Spoilers)

The Sin-Eater has returned from Hell, courtesy of Kindred, and is waging war on the super-villains of the Marvel Universe – or at least Spider-Man's corner of it – and seemingly sucking all the badness from them. Taking away their sins, making them repentant, accepting their punishment and committing themselves to putting right what once […]

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man: Homecoming Part 2 Fight Or Flight

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man: Homecoming Part 2, Fight Or Flight

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man: Homecoming Part One School Of Shock

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man: Homecoming Part One, School Of Shock!

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

The Back Order List 8/12/20: More Empyre Manga &#038 Seven Secrets #1

The Back Order List 8/12/20: More Empyre, Manga, & Seven Secrets #1

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond. Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need […]

The Back Order List 7/29/20: Firefly Spawn Empyre &#038 Darth Vader

The Back Order List 7/29/20: Firefly, Spawn, Empyre & Darth Vader

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond. Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more. […]

Spider-Man: Sins Rising Prelude Review: The Amazing Nick Spencer

Spider-Man: Sins Rising Prelude Review: The Amazing Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer is gearing up for his next Amazing Spider-Man event, and it all begins in the Sins Rising Prelude. This one-shot, with artwork by Guillermo Sanna, colors by Jordie Bellaire, and letters by VC's Joe Caramagna reintroduces and recaps the life of Stanley Carter, the Sin-Eater. The villain famously killed one of Spider-Man's closest friends […]

Spider-Man FCBD Review: Donny Cates and Jed MacKay Double Feature

Spider-Man FCBD Review: Donny Cates and Jed MacKay Double Feature

For this years… unique Free Comic Book Day, Marvel paired their Black Cat and Venom teams together for a double feature in Spider-Man FCBD. Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, and JP Mayer build on the upcoming Venom story in their segment, while Jed MacKay and Patrick Gleason deliver a one-off Spidey / Black Cat versus the Vulture story that hints […]

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man Buscema Doc Ock &#038 Bubble Gum

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man, Buscema, Doc Ock, & Bubble Gum

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man 3 The Black With Bendis &#038 Bagley

Obscure Comics: Spider-Man 3 The Black With Bendis & Bagley

There are comic book series almost every comic fan knows, there are comic book characters that most everyone knows, there are specific comic books most every comic reader knows, and then there are the more obscure issues that slip through the cracks.  What makes obscure comics so interesting and vital is discovering those books that […]

Norman Osborn Returns as the Green Goblin in Amazing Spider-Man #850

Norman Osborn Returns as the Green Goblin in Amazing Spider-Man #850

Ahead of this week's reveal of Marvel Comics' solicitations for September 2020, Marvel has let folk know that the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man #850 by Nick Spencer and Ryan Cody will see the return of Norman Osborn to the series. as the Green Goblin. That's the legacy number of course, the actual number of this volume […]

Miles Morales Spider-Man 1st Appearance Ultimate Fallout #4 on eBay

Miles Morales Spider-Man 1st Appearance Ultimate Fallout #4 on eBay

Ultimate Fallout #4, the first appearance of Miles Morales as Spider-Man has been a hot book for a while. He has a continuing series, is part of the Champions series and regularly appears in other Marvel comic book titles. he has a film in Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and now has a new Sony game […]

Has Walmart Become a Dumping Ground for Marvel Variant Covers

Has Walmart Become a Dumping Ground for Marvel Variant Covers?

The current nature of the direct comic book market is kind of in flux right now, for lots of reasons.  The nature of ordering comic books, though, is always a beast, particularly when ordering from many of the big publishers. Marvel, Dynamite, and the rest like DC, Image, IDW, and Boom (to a lesser degree), […]

What Does Kindred Want With the Sin Eater in Amazing Spider-Man

What Does Kindred Want With the Sin Eater in Amazing Spider-Man?

So who is Kindred? Still up in the air. The horror show creature haunting Peter Parker and his life, getting involved with him, making plans, spying and hating him, in the Amazing Spider-Man series by Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley and friends. But who is he, she or it? Money says it's something or someone to […]