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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 the Sin Eater Want With Kindred 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 […]

Peter Parker Gets a Major Life Change in Amazing Spider-Man

Peter Parker Gets a Major Life Change in Amazing Spider-Man #43

The last Spider-Man comic from Marvel before the shutdown, Amazing Spider-Man #42 by Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley, was a rather wonderful one. A 'very special issue of The Amazing Spider-Man', it looked at the character of Gog, one of Spider-Man's rogue galleries and a character poorly served by those who exploited him, from the […]

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Walmart Adds Dawn Of X to Marvel Variant 3-Packs

So with no new comics in shops for a bit, those who are experiencing a need to buy comics can go pick up Walmart's new Variant sets. Walmart started putting out Marvel 3 Packs in stores a few years ago, and then last year started doing "variant covers" for certain Marvel books.  Some of these […]

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Is the Web of Life and Destiny a Coronavirus?! Spider-Verse #6 [Preview]

Spider-Verse concludes this week at Marvel Comics, by Jed MacKay and Ze Carlos, and we've got a preview of the finale, Spider-Verse #6! The Spider-People are doing their best to find Annie May Parker… …and it looks like they've finally found her! A flashback shows us how Miles learned her location, but it shows an […]

Exactly Why Eddie Brock Needs a Break on Venom Island in Venom #21 (Spoilers)

Absolute Carnage ended with victory-ish, Carnage killed at the hands of a certain Dylan Brock. It was quite a thing. Or was it? It did meant that something dreadful and dangerous in Knull was still coming to Earth. Just as something dreadful and dangerous is coming to Earth in Thor. And something dreadful, and dangerous […]

Ten Things About Marvel's Incoming #1, Out On Thursday

3,124,461 Thoughts About Marvel's Incoming #1, Out On Thursday (Spoilers)

Next Thursday sees the release of Incoming #1 from Marvel Comics, the connective tissue of a comic book intended to reflect the current realities of Marvel superheroes and look to where they are heading. And it all starts with a dead body. After a quick flick through, here's a look at what you might expect […]