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

Oct 31, 2018

This is the end of Season One of the podcast! Thanks to everyone who listened! We go over what we learned, and then read a whole bunch of emails we got in the last few weeks! Thank you all from your hosts Kevin and Will Hines!

Oct 24, 2018

A look at what the Spidey-world looks like without Steve Ditko: your co-hosts Kevin and Will look at the first two issues with a new artist/co-plotter. And what it looks like: people are friendlier, backgrounds are filled in, everyone’s hunkier.. And Stan Lee gives a crap about his dialogue again!

Oct 17, 2018

Spider-Man’s original artist and co-writer Steve Ditko departs the series not with a bang but with a whimper. “Just A Guy Named Joe” has a pretty good start (in the opinion of your podcast co-hosts, at least) but falls apart. Maybe editor/scripter Stan Lee was ready to move on, maybe Steve Ditko didn’t bother...

Oct 10, 2018

In his second to last issue, artist Steve Ditko turns in a good story! There’s subplots and great drawing and two weird-looking robots and the introduction of one of the greatest villains in the Spider-verse -- Norman Osborn! Corrupt businessman, terrible father and murderer! A not-great dude, but he makes for...

Oct 3, 2018

He got his powers from a meteor. He’s obsessed with meteors. This is the story of…. THE LOOTER! (?) Continuing this run of “guy who punches hard” villains, it’s clear that artist Steve Ditko is mentally checked out. But seeing a great artist phone it in is still interesting, IF You are insane fans like Kevin...