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Amazing Spider-Man #9, Marvel 1964.
Electro's debut in Amazing Spider-Man #9 might be viewed as inevitable.  With Marvel's penchant for mining atomic age hopes and fears for its heroes and villains, it was only a matter of time before the company did the same with the world-transforming force of the prior era: electrical power.  And while Amazing Spider-Man #9 was[...]
Daredevil #2 (Marvel, 1964) title splash.
As I mentioned in a post about Silver Age Daredevil last week, a recent re-reading of this run has given me a renewed appreciation for its importance and place in the Marvel Universe.  With the Marvel line already developing its share of global concerns and even cosmic menaces by 1964, the series conveyed a real-world[...]
Spider-Man: No Way Home – Andrew Garfield Says He Never Got Call
With the news of past Spider-Man characters from the universes built by Sam Raimi and Marc Webb returning with Alfred Molina as Doc Ock and Jamie Foxx as Electro, respectively, questions naturally turned to Tom Holland's predecessors in Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield After all, Warner Bros is tapping to Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck[...]
Marvel Legends Are Revealed During Hasbro Pulse Live Stream
We already knew Spidey, Electro, Gwen Stacy (with swappable Mary Jane head), and Peter Parker were coming, and today they revealed a Classic Green Goblin and 90's Daredevil in his armor look, a figure I never thought we would see again This version of Spidey has updated articulation as well for more posing options. #gallery-5 { margin:[...]
Brian Michael Bendis 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[...]
Jamie Foxx Becomes Electro In Behind The Scenes Video
Here we see Jamie Foxx being transformed into Electro He talks about how the make-up helped get him into the character and why he did the voice the way he did. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits stores (or your front porch if you pre-ordered) tomorrow and we have one of the behind the scenes videos[...]
Magneto Remembers When He Was Drawn By Jack Kirby
What do you do when the Electro in the films is a young black guy with blue electrics and in the comics an old white guy with yellow electrics? Give him a power altering accident and put him in a hoodie! And, some some slightly disturbing dialogue as a bonus…       X-Men: Days Of Future Past is coming[...]
Your Spider-Man/Electro Shipping Starts… Here
And London bus sides often offer challenging dimensions. Which does lead to this poster placing Spider-Man and Electro rather… closely Almost as if there is some electricity between them. Oh, there is. Amazing Spider-Man 2 is out on April 16th in the UK and May 2nd in the US Ooh, they'll be riots Only on Twitter though. Photo by[...]