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Free on Kindle: Marvel Comics on Film

For the next 5 days, my collection of reviews, ATOMIC REACTIONS: MARVEL COMICS ON FILM will be free for the Kindle. This collection contains reviews originally written for my Atomic Anxiety review site, which you can visit at atomicanxiety.com. This collection contains 64 individual reviews, covering all Marvel Comics-based movies from the 1944 Captain America…

SPIDER-MAN 3: Where Do All These Guys Come From?

Spider-Man 3 (2007) – Directed by Sam Raimi – Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Cromwell, Rosemary Harris, J. K. Simmons, Bill Nunn, Elizabeth Banks, Dylan Baker, Cliff Robertson, Stan Lee, Bruce Campbell, and Willem Dafoe. After creating one of the very best superhero movies…

SPIDER-MAN 2: I Believe There’s a Hero in All of Us

Spider-Man 2 (2004) – Directed by Sam Raimi – Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Alfred Molina, Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, Donna Murphy, Dylan Baker, Bill Nunn, Elizabeth Banks, Daniel Gillies, Cliff Robertson, Stan Lee, Emily Deschanel, Bruce Campbell, Aasif Mandvi, John Landis, Joel McHale, and Willem Dafoe. SPIDER-MAN 2 is as good as…

SPIDER-MAN: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Spider-Man (2002) – Directed by Sam Raimi – Starring Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Cliff Robertson, Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, Elizabeth Banks, Macho Man Randy Savage, Joe Manganiello, Bill Nunn, Bruce Campbell, and Stan Lee. There is not a better made superhero movie that I enjoy watching less than Sam Raimi’s wonderful…

SPIDER-MAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS: The One With Ms. Lion

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981) – 3 seasons, 24 episodes. Running concurrent with the friendless SPIDER-MAN cartoon, AMAZING FRIENDS is the one that’s more fondly remembered. Truth be told, it’s the less consistently good cartoon, but if you could only watch one, it’s hard to argue against the one with two bonus heroes in…

SPIDER-MAN (1981): The One Without His Amazing Friends

Spider-Man (1981) 1 season, 26 episodes. There were two Spider-Man cartoons that hit the airwaves in 1981. This is the other one. The one everyone remembers is SPIDER-MAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS. SPIDER-MAN was released alongside AMAZING FRIENDS and while the look is the same, and while the two series appear to be taking place…