Blah Blah Blog – Spidey Answers pt. 3

A post from my old Marvel blog in which I answered more of the fans' questions about what has going on then in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. Spidey Answers pt 3. October 13, 2008 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Day Three of answering the Spider-Man questions you asked, and as expected, the temperature … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Spidey Answers pt. 3

Make Mine Marvel Memorabilia 3

It's been a while since we did one of these round-ups of vintage Marvel merchandise from years past, primarily the formative 1960s and 1970s. So what say we look at a few more pieces of this stuff? This INCREDIBLE HULK/AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ADVENTURE CITY playset from 1978 features cardboard stand-ups of teh Green Goliath, the wall-crawler … Continue reading Make Mine Marvel Memorabilia 3

Blah Blah Blog – Spidey Answers, Part 1

Here are a pair of entries from my old Marvel blog in which I put out a call for questions specifically concerning the situation surrounding the Spider-Man titles, as well as my answers to teh first batch of questions that I received. Spidey Time October 7, 2008 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Spidey Answers, Part 1

Personal Best: UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1, 1996

UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN was the series that brought me to the attention of fandom, the first truly successful title that I worked on, at least from a critical standpoint. And this didn't have so much to do with me as it did Kurt Busiek and Pat Olliffe, the creative team that produced most of … Continue reading Personal Best: UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1, 1996

BHOC: MARVEL TEAM-UP #62

This issue of MARVEL TEAM-UP was another book that came out of a 3-Bag, those plastic sealed wonders that were sold in department stores and toy stores. And in fact, this issue was likely the reason I bought that particular bag in the first place. You see, ever since first becoming aware of him in … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL TEAM-UP #62

Fifteen Thoughts About Spider-Man: No Way Home

I don't usually tend to talk much about the Marvel Studios productions here. And there's a good reason for that: in my position, I'm privy to certain information about these productions ahead of time, and secrecy is always a watchword. So it's best to simply avoid the topic entirely most of the time, so as … Continue reading Fifteen Thoughts About Spider-Man: No Way Home

The First Spider Man Story

As we've covered in a number of different earlier posts, the chain of causality which led to the creation of the Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Comics' signature creation, is long and tangled. Every once in a while I see people make reference to this story in relation to it. And in fact, there isn't any direct … Continue reading The First Spider Man Story

Blah Blah Blog – Letter of the Week

An entry from my old Marvel blog, this one reprinting a letter from a Spider-Man fan. Letter of the Week June 24, 2008 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General A little bit of a rough one this time:Spider-Men,You guys have no idea what you've put me through the last three weeks. I … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Letter of the Week

Personal Best: SPIDER-BOY #1

This was perhaps the first truly excellent comic book that I put out, a single issue that accomplished its mandate exceptionally well and delivered on teh promise-of-the-premise in fine fashion. It's always going to be a little bit awkward talking about books I worked on in such glowing terms, so please understand that when I … Continue reading Personal Best: SPIDER-BOY #1

Blah Blah Blog – Hanging Around the Library

A post from my Marvel blog of time gone by, this one talking about the then-recent acquisition by the Library of Congress of the original art to AMAZING FANTASY #15. I did a deep dive on these pages here: https://tombrevoort.com/2019/03/03/lee-ditko-amazing-fantasy-15/ Hanging Around The Library May 14, 2008 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Hanging Around the Library