the spider Archives

The Spider Reprint Announced by 2000AD With Work From Jerry Siegel
2000AD and Rebellion Publishing have announced the forthcoming release of a classic from the archives: The Spider's Syndicate of Crime The British series from the 1960s will be printed in archival quality in April 2021, along with a limited edition hardcover with a cover by Chris Weston on the Treasure of British Comics online shop[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – The Spider #1 By Liss And Worley
I'm a fan of the old pulp characters and one that has never gotten the notoriety that he should is The Spider Though Dynamite Entertainment has done a pretty good job of bringing this classic character to modern audiences Here is the first issue of the series by author David Liss and artist Colton Worley. More of[...]
Dynamite Bundles Their Pulp Titles For Charity
The bundle is available on the website The first tier includes the following graphic novels, and comprises over 720 pages of storytelling: The Avenger Special 2014: The Television Killers Codename Action Noir tradepaperback Featuring Miss Fury, Black Sparrow & special guest The Shadow Zorro Vol 2: Clashing Blades The Spider Vol 1: Terror Of The Zombie Queen The second tier starting[...]
Cullen Bunn Gets His Pulp On For Dynamite
It featured classic pulp characters: The Shadow, The Spider, The Green Hornet and Kato The new series promises to follow the themes set by it's predecessor but be accessible to new readers. Bunn recently had his Dynamite debut with The Shadow #0 that teamed the supernatural vigilante with legendary escape artist Harry Houdini  The art team and[...]
Extended Looks At The Shadow And The Spider
This week we see The Shadow getting closer to the Girasol and the final issue of The Spider Both books hit the shelves on the 19th. THE SHADOW #23 Chris Roberson (w) Giovanni Timpano (a) Alex Ross, Dean Motter (c) FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+ The search for the secret of the girasol is finally nearing its end,[...]
Cammy's Covers – Space Punisher To The Spider
Texeira's style here is like the love-child of Esad Ribic and Mike Zeck, and that's the highest compliment I feel like I can bestow upon this piece.    The Spider #5 by Francesco Francavilla Every time I see the Spider, I just imagine in some alternate universe Peter Parker and Lamont Cranston were playing Frankenstein, creating a[...]
The Spider #1 Commentary By David Liss
Then we end with the lost teenage girl which allowed me to segue into what is, I hope, a classic superhero into. Page Two – Three Colton decided to make these pages a spread, and it works really well because it gives you the whole range of what the Spider is about – we see the[...]
Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen Comics – Skeleton Key, AvX 3, Earth 2, Amazing Spider-Man, World's Finest, Animal Man, Supurbia, Batwing, Detective Comics, Invincible Iron Man, Exiles, Hulk Smash, Swamp Thing, Daredevil, Epic Kill and The Spider
So much to teach so many others, right here. And while Epic Kill does look like Kill Bill from the outside, from the inside it's all about The Matrix. And The Spider is, basically, The Punisher, with a lot less growling, depression and supressed rage As the name suggests, he is closer to Spider-Man Just with guns. Oh[...]
Ten Pages Of Unlettered The Spider #1
Here's a look at ten pages of The Spider #1, by David Liss and Colton Worley from Dynamite for May It's an interesting style, a bit as if someone had inked a clear line over Alex Ross's paintings It is an interesting style with plenty of potential, though I do feel the photograph models staring[...]