A Spoiler Filled Walk On The Great Web Of Spider-Verse, Part One

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When the comic book scholars of the future look back on Spider-Verse they may view the crossover as a disappointment. I can see that. There really isn’t much meat on the bone here. Most issues are generally the same:

  • introduce or revisit a Spider-Man from an alternate dimension
  • Inheritors attack
  • multiversal Spider-Men show up to help
  • some live, some die, the survivors escape
  • Inheritors move onto the next dimension in search of another meal

Pretty standard and repetitive stuff. But to take this view, is to miss the whole fun of Spider-Verse. The interaction of all these Spiders new and old amongst themselves and the Inheritors. Checking in on old favorites. Seeing the fate of Spider-Men you grew up watching on TV. I’m sure we’ll have Spider-Man multiverse crossovers again in the future (*cough*Secret Wars*cough*) but likely never to this degree again.

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Spider-Verse Inspires The Next Top 40 Smash!

The "Mary Janes"?  "Face It Tiger, You Hit The JackPOT"?  Thank you Mr. Stan "Subtle" Lee.
The “Mary Janes”? “Face It Tiger, You Hit The JackPOT”? Thank you Mr. Stan “Subtle” Lee.

Ok, maybe not.  (Editor’s note: Jimmy, definitely not since this news is months old.)  But Texas band Married With Sea Monsters have actually recorded a version of the soon to be hit song played by the Mary Jane Watson/Gwen Stacey lead band The Mary Janes from Edge of Spider-Verse #2.  Yes, this is a little old, but is new to me and is relevant again this week with the launch of the new Spider-Gwen solo book.  (The song and band even get a mention in the thank yous that take up what will be the letters column space of issue #1.)

Have a listen…

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Hail Hydra! And Other Spider Related Happenings In This Weeks Comics Across The Multiversity

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Continuing my seldom read (hey Johnathon!) run down of three new comics I’ve read this week.  I keep the variety rolling with Multiversity and…hmm….two Spider titles.  I really need to branch out my interests.

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This Is The End. This Is The End Of Spider-Verse.

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Given all the goings on this week with a certain web-head and something about his next movie appearances, it seemed fitting to concentrate my mini reviews on all things Spider-Man and of course, Spider-Verse.  So without further ado, let’s talk about…X-Men! Continue reading This Is The End. This Is The End Of Spider-Verse.