REVIEW: Stamping Out the Spider in Superior Spider-Man #9

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Dan Slott did say, prior to the launch of Amazing Spider-Man #700, that he was going to turn into Dark Dan and start using his writing purposes for evil. And as he’s gleefully turned into a pantomime villain the likes of which John Inman can only dream of matching, so Superior Spider-Man has become an […]

The Beat Reviews for 09/01/13: Ghosts Galore

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Aside from being Dennis Hopeless week once more, this week saw every company release a massively publicized, ‘important’ comic. From Dark Horse’s new Star Wars series to Marvel’s Sinister Spider-Man, this was a week for big new books.

Review: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 for the Confused

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[Major spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Superior Spider-Man #1 ahead!] I’ll admit it. I’m confused. For a Spidey fan, I haven’t been following AMAZING SPIDER-MAN closely enough, though it would have been impossible to avoid becoming caught up in all the mania surrounding number 700 and the “death” of Peter Parker if you’re into […]

Superior Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane

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I’m still interested in Dan Slott’s Superior Spider-Man series, despite his apparent gleeful evolution into a Pantomime villain for the internet age. The series, which apparently sees a new character get into the Spider-Man outfit and make it “darker and edgier”, was met by shock and horror, albeit shock and horror and fascination. Slott seems […]

Marvel reveal ‘Superior Spider-Man’ with Slott, Stegman, Ramos, Camuncoli, and Dark/Edginess

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Ahead of NYCC 2012, Marvel have now revealed the meaning for their final one-word teaser from a few weeks ago: “Superior” stands for Superior Spider-Man, a new series relaunching from the ashes of Dan Slott’s ominous Amazing Spider-Man #700. The book will see a darker and edgier tone to the world of Spider-Man, as artists […]