We’ve all had enough of origin stories. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse course corrects with the perfect reinvention of origins, looping recurring beginnings through a multiversal processor until the residual DNA is part of a broader narrative. Miles Morales’ own origin is streamlined and merged with Marvel’s 2014 Spider-Verse event, somehow defining the character more clearly and more engagingly with an additional cast of Spider-Man origins on the side.[Read more…] about Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review!
Spider-Gwen is one of the most successful “new” Marvel universe characters created in the 2010s. We put “new” in quotation marks because Spider-Gwen is more of a character-remix, one that completely reimagines and reinterprets the original Gwen Stacy into an exciting and fresh new character.
Spider-Gwen’s popularity has far and away transcended the panels and pages of the Marvel comic book universe, becoming a cosplay icon and, most notably, featuring heavily in the jaw-droppingly gorgeous Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse animated film.
If I had to describe Amazing Spider-Man #10 in one word, that word would be “abrupt.” This is part two of the multiverse-spanning Spider-Verse event, and after building up some interesting mysteries around a handful of the Spider-Folks over five lead-in issues of Edge of Spider-Verse, two tie-in issues, and a handful of back-up stories this chapter chucks them right out the window and transforms into the fully armed and operational marketing battle-station we all feared this series might be. Is my cynicism showing? [Read more…] about Amazing Spider-Man #10 Review!