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Marvel Unlimited Edition: Spider-Man Minus Spider-Man
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 it’s also full of forgotten and overlooked jewels, as well as a few stone classics. In Marvel Unlimited Edition, Eisner-winning critic Douglas Wolk dives into the Unlimited archive to find its best, oddest and most intriguing comics. In this week's edition: Replacing Peter Parker with Otto Octavius for 31 issues was a neat demonstration of how strong Spider-Man's supporting cast is -- and The Superior Foes of Spider-Man has removed its title character from the equation altogether and gotten a terrific series out of it. Even before the big mind-swap, though, there was a little tradition of Spider-Man comics without Spider-Man in them. (He doesn't appear in Amazing Spider-Man #654.1 or #676, for instance, both among 2011's best done-in-one issues of the series.) Here are some of the most entertaining examples on Marvel Unlimited.
Peter Parker To Return In 'Amazing Spider-Man' #1 In April
Peter Parker To Return In 'Amazing Spider-Man' #1 In April
It was never a matter of if, but when Peter Parker would come back. A year ago this week, Marvel launched Superior Spider-Man, a classic mind-swap story that saw Doctor Octopus switch minds with Peter Parker, then proceed to take over both his personal and heroic life. It was a pretty standard mind swap premise, but with a bit of a twist: shortly after Doctor Octopus forced the switch, his body --
Peter Parker & Miles Morales to Meet in Bendis & Pichelli’s ‘Spider-Men’
Peter Parker & Miles Morales to Meet in Bendis & Pichelli’s ‘Spider-Men’
Following a short series of teasers, Marvel confirmed Wednesday that the curious "Spider-Men" project would as predicted take the form of a story in which Peter Parker, the classic Spider-Man of the publisher's main line, teams-up with Miles Morales, the recently introduced Spider-Man of the publisher's distinct Ultimate Comics Universe...
Peter Parker and Jessica Jones Catch Up In ‘Amazing Spider-Man #601′
Peter Parker and Jessica Jones Catch Up In ‘Amazing Spider-Man #601′
Ever since Jessica Jones' high school crush on Peter Parker was revealed in the pages of "Alias" a few years back, fans have been waiting for that detail to impact the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Now, with the release of "Amazing Spider-Man #601" this fall, Brian Michael Bendis and Joe Quesada will take some time to address the Midtown High alumni's shared secondary educa
Spider-Man’s ‘Clone Saga’ Is The Old Black and The New Neon
Spider-Man’s ‘Clone Saga’ Is The Old Black and The New Neon
By now most Marvelites have already heard the news: Spider-Man's secret shame is about to rear his cloney head – again. Yes, "Spider-Man: The Clone Saga" hits stores this September. Marvel solicitation info describes it as a kind of sequel to the ridiculously complicated original clone saga of the mid '90s, which saw Peter Parker temporarily replaced by his (possible) clone Ben Reilly,