Despite being an exciting, fun piece of popcorn entertainment, Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 has a very serious, somber, mature core.
22 Jan 2018
A faithful adaptation of Marvel's flagship character was inescapable in the spring of 2002.
19 Sep 2017
A look back at the storied history of the super hero in video games.
21 Mar 2016
Jon Watts still can’t quite wrap his brain around the fact that — at age 34, with just two low-budget features to his name — he has landed one of the most coveted directing gigs in Hollywood.
12 Aug 2015
"Spider-Man No More", like other superhero stories of loss, are so universally true, so much about loss, responsibility, and guilt.
Gregory L. Reece
18 Jun 2015
It’s almost as if Pierre Comtois is trolling the reader, treating the printed page as a message board on which to make fans go crazy.
20 Apr 2015
The story is far from over for The Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, but what of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? What of the incredible saga of all of those also-ran comic book films?
08 Jun 2014
Licensing deals became all important, with comics becoming vehicles for selling things like toys, towels, and shampoo.
15 Jan 2013
It's been a rough road to define a workable character arc for the Moon Knight character. The new creative team might just be the equal of the estimable run by crime writer Charlie Huston. That is, if writer Brian Michael Bendis has truly returned to top form.
06 Jul 2011
The real question for Soldier Zero, flagship title of industry legend Stan Lee's new line of comicbook heroes, is not whether the character can compete with Lee's classic Marvel creations like Spider-Man, Hulk and Iron Man, but how.
05 Jun 2011
The accidental death of Penny, the girl Billy Buddy aka Dr. Horrible loves, has parallels to the deaths of several comic book deaths, though none so much as the death of Spider-Man's girlfriend Gwen.
Kevin M. Brettauer
27 Mar 2011
The long-term serialization of comics means that different creators get a chance to work with characters and storyworlds originally written by others. On occasion, they're given license to run wild.
04 Oct 2010
Hollywood has finally discovered what comic book fans have known all along: superheroes serve as brightly-colored, two-dimensional extensions of ourselves.
04 Sep 2008
Featuring exclusive tracks by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the Flaming Lips, the Walkmen and the Killers, Spider-Man attempts to court an indie audience.
03 Jun 2007
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