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Doctor Octopus Gets Woke in This Superior Spider-Man #5 Preview

Doctor Octopus Gets Woke in This Superior Spider-Man #5 Preview

The whole concept of the Superior Spider-Man -- Doctor Octopus masquerading as Spider-Man, originally in the body of Peter Parker -- lends itself easy to controversy With Doc Ock engaging in romantic relationships, including one at first with Mary Jane Watson before he had second thoughts, and later with Anna Maria Marconi, while pretending to[...]

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Let's Take a Look at the Latest Spider-Man Wave of Marvel Legends

Marvel Legends series are currently dropping all over the place, and one of them is a new wave of Spider-Man related figures. Featuring a long-needed update to a classic villain, a classic version of a fan-favorite, two spiders, and two long-requested figures, this is an interesting wave. And that is not even including the interesting […]

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Amazing Spider-Man #800 Review: A Hard Comic to Recommend?

Thankfully, Venom and Doctor Octopus have stakes in this fight, and Mary Jane and May are far from helpless Plus, Harry and Liz Allen aren’t willing to lie down and let Norman ruin their lives, and Peter gets a leg up from Eddie Brock The final battle against the Red Goblin ends here.[caption id="attachment_845280" align="aligncenter"[...]

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Toy Fair New York: Marvel Legends Reign Supreme, Celebrating 10 Years of the MCU

Hasbro held their Brand Preview for Toy Fair New York this afternoon, and we got a look at a bunch of new Marvel Legends figures that will be shipping throughout the year. The coolest announcement was the Ten Year Anniversary of Marvel Legends line, featuring their new face printing tech. Man, do these look great, […]

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Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion.Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]

Separated At Birth? Hydra Superior Octopus and Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer

Using a proto-clone body, stabilised using his own science, and transferring his own consciousness into it, Doctor Octopus gained new life as a newly empowered form, even down to his very own 'octopus sense'.And he also has a new power base - in the form of Marvel's very own alternative right (whatever you do, don't[...]

Rape, Redemption And The Amazing Spider-Man (Spoilers)

Or does it?In the new Amazing Spider-Man #700, as it begins we meet Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-Man, with Doctor Octopus living in his head And he seems to be getting it on with Mary Jane Watson, his in-another-reality ex-wife, certainly ex-girlfriend, and they seem to be getting it on.They are interrupted by events, however,[...]

Wednesday Trending Topics: The Unsuspecting Spider-Man

Is there such a thing as Too Much Information in the social media era? Today, Marvel published Amazing Spider-Man #699, the follow up to the explosive twist in Amazing Spider-Man #698. So, you know, spoilers. You know the forum has something to say about this one. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: DC Comics To Speak With One […]

Speculator Corner: Did Superior Spider-Man Begin In Amazing Spider-Man #600?

When he put his brainwave pattern into whatever Doctor Octopus technology he was using.. at what cost?Currently Amazing Spider-Man #600 sells on eBay for around cover price or less Will that be the case tomorrow?So Amazing Spider-Man #698 is selling from between $5 and $13 on eBay.. but where did it all begin?Could it[...]

Why You Should Not Despair At Amazing Spider-Man #698 (SPOILERS)

The following article will act as if you have read Amazing Spider-Man #698. If you have not, you may want to look elsewhere, until you have. I think it's a really clever comic and well worth the recommendation. But some of you are going to have real problems with it. And I'm going to explore those - and why this could be a real opportunity for the comic.From here on, there are spoilers. Massive, huge spoilers.

Future Proofing The Amazing Spider-Man #682

It's a brave, entertaining device - even if he points to the question why this doesn't happen more often, especially with, say, The Fantastic Four.But the actions that Peter Parker has had on the world doesn't stand in isolation, it's a clever counterpoint to the actions of Doctor Octopus in this issue The comic begins[...]