Tag Archives: Amazing Spider-Man #700

2013 Comic Books in 2013 Part 1

I decided to read at least 2013 comic book issues in 2013, a minimum of 500 of which will be Spider-Man related. I figured there would be progress reports once a month or so. The January list comes a few … Continue reading

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How Superior Spider-Man is like a cover song

A potential argument against Marvel demoting Peter Parker to a supporting character is that a similar story could be done without the┬ánew protagonist taking the place of the most popular character. Doctor Octopus could become a hero in his own … Continue reading

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Hiatuses in comic books

My initial guess was that Superior Spider-Man was going to be a hiatus for the Peter Parker Spider-Man. But they went in a slightly different direction, essentially keeping Peter Parker around as a supporting character. Both approaches come with advantages … Continue reading

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The Ending of Superior Spider-Man #1

At the end of the first issue of Superior Spider-Man, we learn that Peter Parker is still alive, and that he has limited control over Spock’s (As a refresher, Spock= Spider-Man + Doc Ock) actions. Some revelation about Spidey’s survival … Continue reading

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Superior Spider-Man, Mary Jane and a very taboo subject

There’s one potential element of Superior Spider-Man that has resulted in a lot of conversation. A 1,000+ post thread at CBR is devoted to the question of the implications of a relationship between Spider-Ock and Mary Jane. Matt Wilson of … Continue reading

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Did Spider-Man deserve better?

The vast majority of the conversation about Amazing Spider-Man #700 is over the last few pages, and the implications for the upcoming Superior Spider-Man title. It does suggest that the reception to the issue would not have been the same … Continue reading

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The Infinite Doctor Octopus

While I’m fairly convinced that the Superior Spider-Man thing will be temporary, “Dying Wish” is likely to define Doctor Octopus for some time to come. So what does it mean for one of Spider-Man’s biggest villains? It’s a tad ironic … Continue reading

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Should Peter Parker know about One More Day?

If Peter Parker’s story is truly coming to an end with Amazing Spider-Man #700 (it’s probably not) the biggest unresolved question won’t be who he ends up with, but whether he’ll ever find out about what happened in One More … Continue reading

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