According to The Hollywood Reporter, Columbia Pictures has found its Norman Osborn for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie.
For many fans it signified the end of innocence in comics – Amazing Spider-Man #121, The Night Gwen Stacy Died – and now the original John Romita Sr. cover art from 1973 that warned readers all over the world of this critical event is set to debut at auction as part of Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 22 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America), 2 East 79th Street (at 5th Ave). It is expected to bring $200,000+.
In 2013, Hasbro is excited to announce the addition of POWER WEBS to some of their most popular SPIDER-MAN toys. Many of the items in the line feature stretchable webs that help launch figures and vehicles into battle like never before! Also new in 2013 are SPIDER-MAN FIGHTER PODS – a micro-sized way to have mega-fun battling featuring all your favorite SPIDER-MAN heroes and villains.
Need a new piece to class up your living room? Look no farther than the new Spider-Man Sideshow Classics statue.
Time for another property mash-up image for today’s Art of Appreciation Moment of the Day. This Simpson/Spider-Man mashup comes from Terry Ververgaert who shows Bart, Homer, Ralph, and more done as a wide range of characters from the Spider-Man world.
If you need a brute to bash your wall crawling action figure, Diamond Select Toys is releasing it’s 9-inch tall action figure this week.
Or – “Vampires Seem To Operate On A Seven-Year Cycle…”
Back in the 60s, the sort-of-dreaded Comics Code Authority prohibited any mention of the undead. (There are many who claim, with more than just a little bit of evidence, that this was by design, to force EC Comics out of business a decade earlier.) Thus were Marvel’s revenants referred to as “zuvembies,” while the entirety of their vampiric activity was limited for some time to one Michael Morbius, whose pseudo-vamp powers were a side effect of a treatment to cure his strange blood disorder. With his 40th anniversary having recently passed, Morbius now graduates to his own book (again) and your Major Spoilers blood-sucking review awaits!
Two issues left and Peter Parker isn’t who he should be. Doc Ock has pulled off his greatest trick yet and if situations aren’t changed Peter won’t be making it into Marvel NOW! Does this penultimate issue of Amazing Spider-Man hold up under the weight of readers’ expectations? Find out in this Major Spoilers review of Amazing Spider-Man #699!
Marvel has announced that Chief Creative Officer, Joe Quesada will provide a variant cover to Amazing Spider-Man #700 that arrives in December.
Sad news for many people around the world, Hostess Brands has asked the courts to allow them to go out of business and sell it’s brands, which includes Hostess Fruit Pies, Ding Dongs, and the beloved Twinkies.
How far has this country fallen when there aren’t enough sales of the saturated fat laced treats to keep a company in business? Remember the good ol’ days when Twinkies were so popular you couldn’t tell the difference between an ad and a scene from your favorite comic book?
It’s Wednesday, which means – NEW COMIC BOOK DAY! If you have having trouble picking a book off the shelf, let our fine staff of Spoilerites offer up a few suggestions to help you out.
In today’s work-a-day world, it can be all to easy to forget that Spider-Man is more than just a crime fighter. He’s more than just a weirdo swinging through New York in his PJ’s. More than just a threat or just a menace. Down deep, Spider-Man is a funny guy, and that fact is best seen when he interacts with other heroes. And, is there a better straight man for Spidey than the Thing? Find out after the jump!