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The Greatest Romance Comic Covers Ever
Since romance comics had gone out of style well before I was born, I had no idea just how popular and prolific the genre had been. I had always assumed it was some kind of short-lived craze that fizzled out like other comic fads, but then I started noticing how high the issue numbers were on so many…
Preview: 'Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows' #1
Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1 offers something for those of us who miss the days of Spidey's marriage to Mary Jane, and also anyone who wants to read Gerry Conway's Spider-Man again. Conway is joined by artist Ryan Stegman for a series set on a world where One More Day never happe…
The Lasting Impact Of 'The Night Gwen Stacy Died'
Decades after its release on March 13 1973, The Amazing Spider-Man #121 by Gerry Conway, Gil Kane, John Romita and Tony Mortellaro remains one of the most affecting, heartbreaking superhero comics to see publication. What starts off as a traditional superhero versus supervillain battle over the fate…
Marvel Unlimited Edition: Spider-Man Minus Spider-Man
The Marvel Unlimited app is a gigantic, messy cache of awesome and terrible old comic books: a library of 13,000 or so back issues of Marvel titles, available on demand for subscribers with tablets or mobile phones. Like any good back-room longbox, it’s disorganized and riddled with gaps, but…
Bizarro Back Issues Spider-Man Fights Electro On A Talk Show
I didn't make it out to the theater to see The Amazing Spider-Man 2 this weekend -- I had some crucial paint drying that needed to be watched -- but all the hype surrounding it actually did make me want to go back and read some classic Spider-Man stories. The only question was which one would have e…
Gerry Conway Vies For Seat At Amazing Spider-Man 2 Premiere
If early reports are accurate, one of writer Gerry Conway's most famous Spider-Man stories has been adapted in the new The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie. Yet the studio behind the movie, Sony Pictures, has yet to contact or acknowledge the writer.
According to a post on Marvel Comics: The Untold Story a…
Holiday Gift Guide: 'Spider-Man: Rock Reflections Of A Superhero'
When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already h…
Best Art Ever (This Week)
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great images on sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and seemingly infinite art blogs that we’ve created Best A…

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