Anyone who's been reading Spider-Man comics for a while will remember the infamous arc One More Day, which saw Peter Parker literally make a deal with the Devil, sacrificing his marriage to Mary-Jane Watson to save Aunt May's life. It was terrible, but rejoice! Marvel's announced a do-over.
The recent Sony hack has given some insight into just how unsure Sony is about its Spider-Man franchise, but whatever happens next, here's hoping they know how to show Peter Parker and Spider-Man on the big screen.
A conversation I had with Lightninglouie on his post about Slate's Amazing Spider-Man 2 review got me thinking a little more about an aspect of the Spider-Man mythos that the movie changes- and how this reinventing of Peter Parker is making him less of an interesting character. Mild TASM2 Spoilers below the cut!
Not a hoax! Not an imaginary story! Writer Dan Slott is finally bringing Peter Parker back to the Marvel universe this April and putting him back inside his own body as god/Stan Lee and Jack Kirby intended. The days of the Superior Spider-Man are numbered — but Peter's resurrection isn't coming without a price.
Spoiler alert! Seriously, if you haven't picked up The Amazing Spider-Man #700, which came out today, but you intend to, stop reading. Also, get off the internet, because most other sites are spoiling this news directly in their headlines.
Self-plagiarism? Please. When it comes to questionable journalistic ethics, Jonah Lehrer is small fry. Clark Kent. Peter Parker. Lois Lane. These are the real culprits — the "stand up" citizens and "superheros" who make a mockery of the journalistic profession with their flagrant disregard for objectivity,…
Since its inception a decade ago, Marvel's Ultimate line of comics (which occurs in an alternate reality known as Earth-1610) has been entirely cloistered from the publisher's standard superhero books (which are set on Earth-616).
We've followed the Donald Glover 4 Spider-Man campaign since the beginning. The new Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, came across Glover in real life, and they had a meeting of the minds.
Looks like Spider-Man isn't the only character with an origin story in the new reboot. Sony is reportedly casting a boy to play the six-year-old Peter Parker and another little boy to play Billy Connors, son of the Lizard. [Moviehole]
Spider-Man director Marc Webb has collected a gang of potential Peter Parkers for his new Spidey reboot. And now that we know it's not Percy Jackson, let's see who's on the short list for Columbia's new Spidey picture.
Someone is getting married in the 600th issue of Marvel's Amazing Spider-Man, but does this mean that the comic book version of the webslinger is headed back to wedded bliss, just like his newspaper strip counterpart?
Must-read comics are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-read is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.
Title: Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus
Date: 2007 (reprinting material from 1963 - 1966)
Vitals: You all know the story by now: Boy gets…
Do you wish Sam Raimi had thought through all the story angles before plunging into the sticky mess that was Spider-Man 3? It sounds like maybe he does too. Raimi hinted that he won't commit to Spider-Man 4 until he hears a really compelling story pitch from the army of writers traipsing to his door: