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It’s A Marvel Mego Revival From Diamond Select and EMCE Toys

By Christopher Smith Fans of the “Re-Mego” 8” figure trend spearheaded by the likes of Doc Mego and his EMCE Toys imprint have gotten an embarrassment of riches over the last several years, including painstaking reproductions of the Star Trek …

Win! An Amazing Spider-Man 2 Prize Pack

To celebrate the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – at UK cinemas now! – we are giving away 10 goody bags.

Four Color Roots Part 3: 1991 Was The Year For G.I.Joe, The Rocketeer, And Spider-Man

By Christopher Smith In this, the third installment of our ongoing column series, Christopher Smith takes us on a tour through his own back pages as a comics fan, going down unexpected dark alleys and digressions. Focusing only on the …

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 20th April 2014 – Batman Beats Spider-Man. Twice.

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait to the weekend …

The Pot Luck Of Dynamic Forces’ $88.88 Spider-Man Daily Special

A few years ago, I appeared on QVC in the UK on behalf of Dynamic Forces. Its boss man Nick Barrucci asked, so I did it, partly for the narcissm, but mostly for the experience, as it wasn’t like I was …

When Bleeding Cool Met The Producers Of The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Avi Arad has been with the character for many years now, while Matt Tolmach has been the shepherding hand behind these two Amazing movies.

Dan Slott Finds A Path Between Stan Lee And Steve Ditko To Conclude Superior Spider-Man

Superior Spider-Man #31 is out today. The final issue of Superior Spider-Man before the Amazing Spider-Man relaunch. And all things come to an end. Or a beginning. There are many references to all sorts of Spider-Man stories and eras through …

What We Loved About The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The moment in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that I loved more than any other was actually, for once, an example of Peter using his Spider-powers. I don’t think I felt this way about any of the previous Spider-Man films at …

Dan Slott Explains Everything About Superior Spider-Man #30

Some folks have had trouble getting to grips with what Dan Slott wrote at the end of Superior Spider-Man #30. So, with #31 out tomorrow, what better time for a refresher course. I have to say I’m with Dan on …

A Comic Show – Batman, Spider-Man, And Sex Criminals!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, it’s me, Aaron, with a stack of New Comics Now! I have a stack of my favorite DC, Marvel, and creator owned comics that I want to talk …

J Scott Campbell And Nei Ruffino’s Interlocking Spider-Man Covers For Midtown Comics

This is the promotional image for all three Midtown Spider-Man covers together, art by J Scott Campbell and colors by Nei Ruffino. From left to right: Superior Spider-Man #31, Amazing Spider-Man #1, and Amazing Spider-Man #1.1. Final/individual covers will have …

Your Spider-Man/Electro Shipping Starts… Here

Advertising posters often have to push their elements into different positions to cope with different poster sizes. And London bus sides often offer challenging dimensions. Which does lead to this poster placing Spider-Man and Electro rather… closely. Almost as if …

Don’t Worry, Marvel, Steve Ditko Is Still Alive!

From the letters page if Ultimate Spider-Man #200, from one Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid of Harlem. When last we checked, Steve Ditko was very much alive, aged 86, still writing and drawing comics, not too far from Talib’s home… Just so you …

Axel Alonso Speaks, We Just Try To Join The Dots

Joining some Original Sin dots… From Newsarama, Axel Alonso:  Dark secrets from our hero’s past will emerge – profound and life-changing secrets that sometimes go back to their very origins – and one of those secrets is a new character …

Evian’s Spider-Baby And Me… Is Still A Bit Weird, Even With The Masks

From Evian, following on from Baby & Me… and ahead of the release of Amazing Spider-Man 2… Okay, it’s still weird. And makes me not want to drink that water in case someone’s spiked it…

Saying Goodbye To Spider-Man, With Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where …

A New Spider-Woman Comic On The Way?

At the end of the Pint O’ CB Marvel panel today at ECCC, a number of folk asked if their favourite characters would be getting their own series at Marvel. Including a woman cosplaying as Spider-Woman asking if Spider-Woman would …

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – 19th May 2014 – Superior Spider-Man Vs Sandman

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait to the weekend …