Category Archives: Spider-Man

Best Spider-Man Stories By Decade

This was something I did for a message board a while back. The challenge was to list the best Spider-Man stories by decade. It’s obviously very subjective, although it was a useful exercise in considering what made the character tic, … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs: Was Mary Jane Pregnant in One More Day?

In a recent Tangled Webs column, I considered the question of whether Mary Jane is pregnant. This expanded on points I’ve made in this blog. I did not have the impression from the story that Mary Jane was meant to … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs: Politics and the Spider-Man Comics

For the latest Tangled Webs entry, I looked at how politics has been depicted in the Spider-Man comics. As a Republican, I’m slightly wary of depictions of politics in popular culture, due to the left-leaning slant of most writers and … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs: The Spider-Marriage’s 30th Anniversary

For a Tangled Web column, I looked at the different perspectives of an event that happened a little over 30 years ago, as Stan Lee and a roomful of comics fans convinced Jim Shooter to marry off Spider-Man and Mary … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs: The Reputation of Shed

For a Tangled Webs column, I looked at the reputation of Shed, a four part Brand New Day era Amazing Spider-Man arc that has some fans, and detractors. I really liked it. Many did not. A unified front doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs:What Amazing Spider-Man 2 Skipped

For the Crawlspace, I wrote a new column on how Amazing Spider-Man 2 skipped events from Amazing Spider-Man #122, possibly the best Spider-Man issue ever, and what this means for the future. Jon Watts, director of Spider-Man: Homecoming, is going … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs: Spider-Man Films and Multiple Villains

My latest piece on the Crawlspace is about rumors for the bad guys in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and whether Spider-Man films should only have one villain. One of the rumors about SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING is that it’s going to feature Vulture and Tinkerer working … Continue reading

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