When Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Island #1 arrives in August, Anya Corazon will go up against her deadliest enemies. That is all according to Marvel, and writer Paul Tobin. “It’s a VERY different Spider-Girl that readers will encounter in the pages of Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl, as the strange outbreak of spider-powers infects her as well… but in very surprising ways,” said writer Paul Tobin. “And when the Society of the Wasp declares full scale war on the new ‘army’ of the spider-powered, Spider-Girl surprisingly finds herself aligned with the Kingpin and Hobgoblin. Even more surprisingly she finds that, maybe…that’s where
A trope is a recognizable theme used in storytelling. The kidnapped princess, the final battle, the training montage, these are all tropes we have seen again and again. Usually recognition of a familiar trope is a good thing, it lets the audience know how they should feel about things and sets them up either for a satisfying conclusion or an excited twist. But what happens when a trope goes stale? When you can’t watch two hours of TV without seeing the same situation over and over, like the wriiers just emptied their cliche bladders all over the place? Some themes have suffered this fate, through excessive use now they accomplish the opposite of what the writers want, to take the viewer out of the experience. What follows is a list of tropes that I find tiresome, troubling and most of all trite.
Everyone’s favorite non-skrull female wall crawler is getting canceled.Â Writer Tom DeFalco confirmed Amazing Spider-Girl will end with issue #30, currently scheduled for March 2009. Wrote DeFalco, â€œTo those who predicted that Spider-Girl would never last, you were right. (You were off by a little over 11 years, but you were right.)â€ It is unclear where Spider-Girl will appear next, but apparently discussions are taking place to move Spider-Girl to the Amazing Spider-Man Family line. via Comic Book Resources
Following the events of Brand New May, Mayday Parker’s life is in a complete turmoil as friends are now enemies, and her foes are…well… still foes, but a few come to her aid. Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Amazing Spider-Girl #25, that you can see after the jump.
Man, I’m falling behind – too much to do, too little time. But fear not dear readers, I bring you Marvel Sneak Peeks for the weekend! In this installment AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL 13, FANTASTIC FOUR 550, FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN 24, GHOST RIDER 16, HEROES FOR HIRE 14, MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK 4, NEW AVENGERS 35, and NEW WARRIORS 5.
Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek at titles arriving in stores next week. In Part 1, take a look at AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL 12, DAREDEVIL 100 , FANTASTIC FIVE 5, GHOST RIDER 15, HEROES FOR HIRE 13, MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK 3, MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK 3, MOON KNIGHT 12, NEW AVENGERS 34, and NEW AVENGERS/TRANSFORMERS 3.
Yes it’s going to be another huge week for Marvel titles hitting the news stands (something like 22 titles!), so we are once again breaking the weekend sneaks into two parts. In this installment AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL 11, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST – WRAITH 2, AVENGERS CLASSIC 3, BLADE 12, CRIMINAL 8, DAREDEVIL 99, EXILES 97, FANTASTIC FIVE 3, GHOST RIDER 14, HEDGE KNIGHT II: SWORN SWORD 3, and the World War Hulk tie-in INCREDIBLE HULK 109.