Archive for February 27th, 2011
THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, PART THREE: MEET ROGER STERN, THE GREATEST SPIDER-MAN WRITER OF ALL TIME
In our last episode of this retrospective of the greatest long-running comic book of all time, The Amazing Spider-Man, we looked at Marv Wolfman’s fun-but-fluffy contributions to the character. After that, Denny O’Neil came on board for roughly 18 dispensable issues, mostly with John Romita, Jr. The only lasting impression of this run was Madame Web. It rates about a C+: Nothing terrible, but you’d like (and expect) a kid with a previous track record of As and Bs to do better.
Which brings us to . . . (Hit the break, True Believers!)