Comic Riffs: Spider-Man


Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 12/05/2013

‘AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2’: As first trailer lands, our 5 Takeaways about Rhino, Electro and Gwen.

‘AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2’: As first trailer lands, our 5 Takeaways about Rhino, Electro ... and Gwen!

By David Betancourt  |  01:48 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spider-man, superhero films

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 07/15/2012

‘ICE AGE’ 4: ‘Continental Drift’ freezes out ‘Spider-Man’ with $46M debut

Director Carlos Saldanha’s fourth film in CGI-animated series freezes out “Spider-Man” with $46M debut.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:06 PM ET, 07/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ice age continental drift, amazing spider-man, ted, brave, pixar, seth macfarlane, marc webb, carlos saldanha, denis leary, box office

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 07/03/2012

‘AMAZING SPIDER-MAN’ matches previous Spidey film with $7.5M from midnight showings

“Amazing Spider-Man” matches previous Spidey film with $7.5M from midnight showings

By Michael Cavna  |  05:55 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spider-man, marc webb, andrew garfield, emma stone, spider-man 3

Posted at 12:19 AM ET, 07/03/2012

THE AMAZING ‘SPIDER-MAN’: Stan Lee’s Top 10 Quotes About his Web-Slinging Co-Creation

THE AMAZING ‘SPIDER-MAN’: Stan Lee’s Top 10 Quotes About his Web-Slinging Co-Creation

By Michael Cavna  |  12:19 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spider-man, stan lee

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/03/2012

‘The Avengers’ to ‘Spider-Man’: Nearing 90, Marvel mastermind STAN LEE shoots from the still-hip (about Whedon, Kirby and RDJ)

As he nears 90, STAN LEE isn’t slowing down: He revels in “Avengers” film, Spider-Man’s 50th birthday and new documentary and feature-film projects. A Q&A with the Marvel mastermind.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stan lee, marvel comics, jack kirby, joss whedon, morgan spurlock, the avengers, spider man, epix, with great power, san diego comic-con

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 05/01/2012

2012 TONY AWARDS: The ‘other’ Spider-Man gets the big nomination

The new big-screen Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, gets an acting nod today (for “Death of a Salesman”), while “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” scores only two technical noms.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:45 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 tony awards, spider-man turn off the dark, andrew garfield, amazing spider-man

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/17/2011

HARRY POTTER: ‘Dark Knight’ record falls as ‘Deathly Hallows 2’ tops $168M

Final film about the Boy Wizard grosses $168M to top box-office record of “The Dark Knight.”

By Michael Cavna  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  box office, the dark knight, spider-man, harry potter

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/22/2011

RIP, SPIDER-MAN: In Memoriam, a fan’s tribute to Peter Parker

Contributor David Betancourt memorializes the end of an 11-year ride with the Ultimate Spider-Man.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spider-man, ultimate comics, marvel comics, brian michael bendis, mark bagley

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/21/2011

SPIDER-MAN’S DEMISE: ‘Ultimate’ webslinger spins his last tomorrow

“Ultimate Spider-Man” meets the ultimate Grim Reaper on Wednesday, as Marvel Comics kills Peter Parker in the “Death of Spider-Man” finale that hits shops tomorrow.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spider-man, brian michael bendis, mark millar, ultimate comics

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 06/15/2011

CAN BROADWAY’S ‘SPIDER-MAN’ BE SAVED? 6 Take-Away Conclusions from Opening Night

By Michael Cavna  |  11:53 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spider-man: turn off the dark

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/13/2011

MONDAY MORNING ROUNDUP: Of the Tonys, Reubens, Comic-Con and Neil Gaiman himself

By Michael Cavna  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tonys, reubens, spider-man, thor, x-men, neil gaiman, jeff parker, clay bennett, robert ariail

Posted at 09:52 PM ET, 03/13/2011

‘SNL’ spoofs ‘Spider-Man’s’ Julie Taymor: Video Clip of the Day

By Michael Cavna  |  09:52 PM ET, 03/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, spider-man: turn off the dark, julie taymor, saturday night live

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/11/2011

IMAGE OF THE DAY: New Yorker cover artist sends Spider-Man to the hospital

Barry Blitt had a big assignment and very little time, and that was precisely when his Spidey sense of humor kicked in: What if the webslinger, he mused, was rendered as a Last Traction Hero? "The first thing that...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  Barry Blitt, Christopher Tierney, Francoise Mouly, Julie Taymor, Spider-Man, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, The New Yorker magazine

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/29/2010

SPIDER-MAN ON BROADWAY: The Web's sense is tingling over mega-show's hamstrung preview

With great expense comes great avidity. And over the weekend, the most expensive production in Broadway finally landed -- even when a stranded-in-midair star required the audience to literally suspend its disbelief. After months of delays and headlines, the...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Superheroes | Tags:  Bono and The Edge, Julie Taymor, Reeve Carney, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Posted at 08:42 PM ET, 08/10/2010

Broadway's troubled 'SPIDER-MAN' musical to open in December

REEVE CARNEY (Associated Press / Marvel Entertainment) Broadway's "Spidey sense" can stop tingling. For now, at least, the seriously costly musical about Peter Parker might finally be out of danger. The producers of "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" said...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:42 PM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Superheroes | Tags:  Andrew Garfield, Marvel Entertainment, Reeve Carney, Spider-Man

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 07/02/2010

SPIDER-SENSES: 7 Reasons Why Andrew Garfield Might Surprise as Spidey

One hour you're a relatively little-known actor, the next you're a trending topic on Twitter outpacing even a Bieber. Such is the power and profile of being the latest young talent to fill a franchise suit. This morning, of...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:01 AM ET, 07/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Superheroes, Superheroes, Superheroes | Tags:  Andrew Garfield, Sony/Columbia/Marvel, Spider-Man

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 07/01/2010

THIS JUST IN: Hollywood's new Spider-Man is...Andrew Garfield

NEW POST: 7 Reasons Why Andrew Garfield Might Surprise as Spidey Who is inheriting the Spidey suit in the post-Tobey Maguire reboot? It's not the oft-rumored Jamie Bell or Josh Hutcherson -- nor the rogue-campaigning Donald Glover -- who...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:27 PM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz | Tags:  Marvel, Spider-Man

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 06/01/2010

Donald Glover as Spider-Man? Like Spidey, the online campaign gains traction [UPDATED]

Donald Glover may or may not have Spidey sense, but the actor-writer's already proved one thing over the weekend: He definitely has business sense. Responding to the report last week that cited the five actors said to be in...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:55 AM ET, 06/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz | Tags:  Donald Glover, Marc Webb, Spider-Man, Stan Lee