Tag: Spider Man

Marvel Comics in the 1960s

Print Reviews

Pierre Comtois breaks down the first ten years of Marvel into three phases and the comics that epitomize them in his Field Guide.

Iron Man

Screen Reviews

X-ray vision is pretty useful, and the Batmobile is one sweet ride, but there’s something about a high-flying, heavily-armored man with a drinking problem that really captures Steve Stav’s imagination.

John Romita… And All That Jazz

Print Reviews

Still depressed over that last Spider-Man movie? Matthew Moyer recommends you pick up this collection of interviews with Spidey artist extraordinaire Romita and travel back to a simpler time in Marvel Comics. Face it tiger, this is your lucky day!

Fantastic Four

Screen Reviews

“Flame on!” With that iconic phrase, Marvel Comics’ first super-group – the Fantastic Four – finally make their appearance on the big screen this summer. Can Tim Story’s presentation of the classic comic book possibly live up to the hype? More importantly, does the movie reach Spider-Man levels of filmmaking genius…or will it join Hulk and Elektra in the dustbin of superhero duds? Our resident Jack Kirby worshipper, Steve Stav , just might have the answer.

The Hulk

Screen Reviews

Hulk finally has movie. Hulk becomes Ang Lee’s cinematic plaything. Hulk smash – or does he? Steve Stav, resident Marvel Comics afficionado, explores the effects of gamma radiation in his green-tinted review.

Spider-Man

Screen Reviews

Director Sam Raimi brings the Marvel Comics hero who “does whatever a spider can” to the big screen for the first time. Can he swing from a thread? Take a look at Ben Varkentine’s review to find out!

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Features

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The Valiant Ones

The Valiant Ones

Screen Reviews

One of the last of the classic wuxia swordplay films stands as a fitting coda to the grand period of the genre. Phil Bailey reviews a new Blu-ray release of the 1975 film The Valiant Ones.

Best of Five

Best of Five

Screen Reviews

Not everyone can be excited by blocks spinning on a screen, but if you are, Ian Koss recommends you pay attention to Best of Five.

CAKE

CAKE

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier shoots a CAKE headline show at McGrath Amphitheater.