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July movie preview: our summer sense is tingling

July Movie Preview: Our Summer Sense is Tingling

So the usually consistent performance of films based on Marvel Comics didn’t come through last month with Dark Phoenix. Don’t expect that same disappointment amongst the July movies when Spider-Man: Far from Home swings onto screens. The world needs to know how Peter Parker can sit through math class after floating around space as dust…

Marvel madness: trailer breakdowns and anticipations

Marvel Madness: Trailer Breakdowns and Anticipations

Trailer Time! Howdy fellow geeks! Today we take a look at some trailers for upcoming big event movies in the MCU and broader Marvel movie-verse. After this month’s fantastic Captain Marvel, the hype is ever-building for the next forays into the comic book realm. Our trailer breakdown docket: Spider-Man: Far From Home, Avengers: Endgame, and…

December movie preview: spider-man vs. A grungy santa claus

December Movie Preview: Spider-Man vs. A Grungy Santa Claus

It would be difficult to categorize any of the following list as Christmas movies. I would expect there to be at least one or two out of the 11 wide release titles this month. Apparently the studios wasted no time and put the few they had out in November. So December becomes a time for blockbusters,…

Web warriors: an into the spider-verse reading guide

Web Warriors: An Into the Spider-Verse Reading Guide

Into the Spider-Verse comes to theaters this week. It’s shaping up to be one of the most visually interesting movies of the year. Focusing on multiple Spider-Men, there’s a lot to sink your teeth into. If you want to check out the comics that inspired the movie, look no further than this handy reading guide….

Venom review – semi-spoiler free

Venom Review – Semi-Spoiler Free

I’ve been waiting for this one, as you can tell from a couple of my previous articles over the past few months, so of course I made my way to the theater to see it opening weekend — in all its 3D glory no less. Now I’ll say this right off the bat, there have…

New ‘venom’ trailer alleviates all fears

New ‘Venom’ Trailer Alleviates ALL Fears

Okay this just hit my inbox and I had to run over and do a quick update! A few weeks ago I did an article on Venom and at the time, we only had a teaser to go by. Well now Sony has released a full trailer and HOLY CRAP did it get me pumped! It…

Dishing venom: a look at a spidey-foe

Dishing Venom: A Look at a Spidey-Foe

While not much is known in regards to plot in the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff Venom, and so far we only have the teaser trailer to base our excitement on, this is one character that many of us have been waiting for years to see properly embodied. After Spider-Man 3, we were assured time and again that Venom…

Best comic i read this past week: renew your vows #10

Best Comic I Read This Past Week: Renew Your Vows #10

Correction: An earlier version of this article mistakenly credited Gerry Conway as the writer of this issue. It has since been updated.   Welcome to Best Comic I Read, a column where I talk about the best comic I’ve read each week. It doesn’t have to have actually come out this week. It doesn’t have…

Superheroes and space: genre fatigue

Superheroes and Space: Genre Fatigue

What Do Batman, Spider-Man, and Star Wars Have in Common? Franchise fatigue is when an audience becomes bored with a property. Personally, I’m starting to feel this way about Batman, Spider-Man, and even a little with Star Wars. Which are some of the biggest franchises in the world. I feel this way about Spider-Man for…

Opening panel: a guide to starting spider-man comics

Opening Panel: A Guide to Starting Spider-Man Comics

Welcome to Opening Panel, a series where we tell you the best place to start with franchise comics. After the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, you may want to leap from screen to page. Here are some great starting points for readers of all ages. ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko The original…

July movie preview: sun, sand and spider-man!

July Movie Preview: Sun, Sand and Spider-Man!

When I think about July movies, I think back to some of the biggest releases ever. The Dark Knight and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 immediately come to mind. These movies had the hype that drove crowds to midnight releases and multiple viewings. I don’t quite think July 2017 has such titles….

Heroes 101: spider-man

Heroes 101: Spider-Man

Spider-Man is easily one of the most prominent characters in Marvel and comics history. Period. He’s been a staple in the comics world since 1962 when he first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15. From nerdy high school kid to freelance photographer to body swapping with one of his archenemies to even…

Dissention in the ranks: amazing spider man 2 is not good

Dissention in the Ranks: Amazing Spider Man 2 is Not Good

On May 5, Geek Insider published the article “Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review: Why We Reboot,” by David Frank.  His article lauds the movie for being the best version of the title character as well as solidly nailing the relationship between Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy.  He did have issues with the numerous plot elements; his…