Saturday 20th December 2014,
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"A Legend is Born"

Spidey Is 50!: What’s Done is Done

Just in the last year alone, there have been two attempts at retelling Spider-Man’s origin:  the graphic novel ​Spider-Man: Season One​ and the Hollywood reboot ​Amazing Spider-Man​.  Before that, there had been so many variations across comic books, animated series, [...]

August 28, 2012 Features, Reviews
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Memorable Spider-Man Team-Ups

To celebrate Spider-Man’s 50th Anniversary, AND the fact that he now has a sidekick he is teamed up with to train, I’ve polled the thoughts of several individuals (many of whom are also part of Team Comic Booked) to collect [...]

August 24, 2012 Reviews
Essential Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1

Required Reading: Essential Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1

Too often, the artistry of older superhero comics is underestimated.  They were, after all, “kids stuff,” good for their time but quaint by today’s more sophisticated standards.  That’s the image the industry presents to the mainstream, echoed by traditional critics [...]

July 3, 2012 Reviews
Ultimate Comics SpiderMan_4

Review: Ultimate Comics – Spider-Man #4

When I first heard they were killing off Ultimate Peter Parker, I didn’t think it was the best idea.  Why kill off your teenage, continuity free, fresh start Spider-Man before he even reaches drinking age?  What was the point of having [...]

November 10, 2011 Reviews