Fan Expo 2012: DC and Marvel Roundup

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TweetBy Steve Morris Fan Expo Canada unfolded across this weekend, bringing all sorts of unwashed comic creators to Toronto. And with them came all sorts of pictures and words which, when assembled into coherent form, will result in exciting and surprising announcements for us all to digest, before experiencing a series of hot sweats. Read […]

Spider-Man's new… Spide-Kick

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Marvel have revealed that issue #692 of Amazing Spider-Man will bring ‘Alpha’ to the World. But what is Alpha?

San Diego Teasers: Marvel Promise War

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In the run-up to San Diego 2012, Marvel have released two teasers for an upcoming story called ‘War’

ADVANCE REVIEW: Spider-Men #1

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In which Peter Parker and Miles Morales have a bit of a meet-up.

Columbia announces official title, The Amazing Spider-Man, and releases first webslinger pic

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Columbia has just released the FIRST official picture of Andrew Garfield in full, mask-on Spidey-garb and revealed that the next Spider-Man movie will be called THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. A fine title. Directed by Marc Webb from a script by James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves, the film will be released July 3, 2012.

Firstish looks: Spider-Man in action; possible X-Men First Class

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TweetA few set photos floating around this afternoon are of interest for various reasons. ¶ A fan on the street snapped a shot of a Spider-Man action scene underway in LA. Can you see what is wrong with this picture? ANSWER: IT IS BEING SHOT IN LA. Feh. Faw. Their Spring Street is not like […]

New Spider-Man will have mechanical webshooters

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Poor Emma Stone. As lovely and charming as she is, she did not know that by answering some nerdy question on the red carpet she was stepping into a hotbed of fannish research. While everyone went all Zapruder inspecting the bulges on Andrew Garfield’s wrists in the recently released look at him in Spider-garb, she innocently answered the burning question:

Spider-Man musical delayed again

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It has become legend.

The reason this time? Well as Steven Bunche and many others have pointed out, the musical still lacks an ending. Git ‘er done! Producers announced the show will be delayed until March 15 (pushed back from February 7) and several performances have been canceled between now and then to allow more time to fine-tine the technical aspects of the show — which is the most complex ever brought to Broadway — and to work on the ending, and allow Bono and The Edge to work on the unpopular score.

Firstish look: Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man UPDATE

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TweetHe’s done launching social networks, and has moved on to climbing walls. The first photo of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man has been released; he definitely has a full head of hair. Romita-sense…tingling! UPDATE: Sheesh, when this image first appeared, we were going to do a jokey image analysis with breakouts and enhanced detail, but ran […]

Spider-Man musical delayed until February 7th as it searches for an ending

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Tweet Not unexpectedly, the official opening of the Spider-Man musical has been delayed again; the new opening date is February 7th. The New York Times delves into the story: Originally slated to open in February 2010, and then pushed back to January 11, 2011 after delays, injuries and financial problems, this time the musical needs […]

Spider-Man musical debut gets hung up

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Well, it has actually happened. We’ve been covering the Spider-Man musical story since it was first whispered, 5 or 6 years ago, and last year, at the Foxwoods Theatre in Manhattan, the very first public performance of the musical, directed by theater great Julie Taymor, with music by Bono and the Edge, of well known rock band, U2. Some thought this day would never come.

Official: Ultimate Spider-Man is going to die in February

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…or at least have a storyline named after him. Teasers of Spidey’s death have been revealed to be the ULTIMATE Spider-Man, not 616 Spidey. Brian Bendis and Mark Millar will do the deed, aided and abetted by Sara Pichelli, David Lafuente, and Leinil Yu.

New Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, announced — now with video

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Tweet Variety is reporting that Sony has found its new Peter Parker and it’s British actor Andrew Garfield, previously seen in THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS and upcoming in THE SOCIAL NETWORK. Garfield will star in a new series of Spider-Man movies focusing on young adult concerns and superheroics, to be directed by Marc Webb. […]