Tag Archives: JM Dematteis

30th Anniversary of Kraven’s Last Hunt

A few days ago, I saw a comic convention on Kraven’s Last Hunt, and wrote it up for the Spider-Man Crawlspace. DeMatteis believes that he has written better stories; better Spider-Man stories even, However when he’s at conventions, a third … Continue reading

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The Surprising Influence of Lee/ Romita’s Second Issue

I recently started writing a series of biweekly columns for the Spider-Man Crawlspace website, covering Spider-Man history. The first was on the role of Amazing Spider-Man #40 in transforming Roger Stern and JM DeMatteis into Spider-Man fans. http://www.spidermancrawlspace.com/2015/09/01/tangled-webs-the-surprising-influence-of-lee-romitas-second-issue/

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Spider-Man Anthologies

In the past, Marvel has made several efforts at a Spider-Man anthology series. And it seems they’ll take another go at it with the weekly Peter Parker Spider-Man mini-series, shipping in October with new stories by Rambo creator David Morrell, Klaus … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Comics Read in May 2013

And I read some Spider-Man comics last month. Spider-Man 2099 #1-3 I have some stylistic quibbles, but the first three issues hold up really well. Peter David and Rick Leonardi do a great job in introducing the new Spider-Man, as well … Continue reading

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Comics Read in May 2013 Part 2

Saucer Country #1-14 is right up my alley, a blend of sci-fi and politics, as a presidential contender is convinced that she was abducted by aliens. The series is a bit low on the answers, focusing on people trying to … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Comics Read in April 2013

I also read a bunch of Spider-Man comics in April. Superior Spider-Man #7-8: The showdown with the Avengers is underwhelming, but Doc Ock learns a lesson, and there’s a nice set-up to a major clash. Avenging Spider-Man #19: A team-up with Sleepwalker has some … Continue reading

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The Bloodlust of JM DeMatteis

While writing about the Illusion of Change for the Infinite Spider-Man series, Thomas Mets considers the monumental changes in the Spider-Man comic of J.M.DeMatteis, killer of Harry Osborn and Aunt May. Continue reading

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