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Screw It, We're Just Gonna Talk About Spider-Man

Dec 20, 2017

We meet the first classic Spider-Man villain: The Vulture. Like all great Ditko villains, he seems created just for the cool visuals. He looks distinct and cool (or at least intriguingly odd), he's smart, he's mean, and he will be back. 

And... there's also a second story! Yeah. The tale of the Tinkerer. It is... an...


Dec 13, 2017

For his second appearance, Spider-Man gets his own comic that contains two -- really THREE -- stories!

He meets J. Jonah Jameson, the perpetually angry newspaper publisher who uses his media empire to paint Spider-Man as a MENACE!

He meets the FF, who reject him as a member, for many reasons including that he basically...


Dec 6, 2017

Amazing Adult Fantasy was an anthology comics series that featured stand-alone sci-fi and fantasy stories. They were short, dark, weird and often had twist endings. Think Twilight Zone, but five page comics stories.

But this issue -- the series' last issue -- broke from its pattern in a few important ways. One, it...


Nov 22, 2017

In this podcast, we will discuss all 41 of the original Spider-Man comics done by the original creative team of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko! 

But before we do, we wanted to give a background on both the character and us! So we talk about the history behind the creation of Spider-Man, and what he came to mean to the world...