Jamie Foxx cast as Electro in Amazing Spider-Man sequel

ET reports that Jamie Foxx has confirmed his role as the villain Electro in the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man. The former In Living Color comedian and Oscar winner for Ray calls it a great part: “I think Electro will be an exciting character to play because he’s a … genius electrician-type person, and he gets the short end of […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man: A Spider-Fan looks at 50

Though I’m just one among millions of Spider-Man fans the world over, I feel like I’ve always had a unique connection to the character in that my birthday is the same as Spidey’s. That is, my birthday is August 15, 1962, and the first appearance of Spider-Man was in the 15th issue of Amazing Fantasy, published in August of 1962. I loved Spidey before I ever consciously made that connection, but it’s always been fun to tell people I have the same birthday as Spider-Man.

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McFarlane’s Amazing Spider-Man #328 cover art breaks record at auction

Todd McFarlane’s original cover artwork for 1990’s The Amazing Spider-Man #328 has sold at auction for more than $657,250, a record for a single piece of American comic book art. The artwork (left) shows the hero trying out his new powers on the Hulk. McFarlane, an East Valley resident and creator of Spawn, also drew […]

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Movie review: The Amazing Spider-Man – A Spidey spectacular

For my entire life up to 2002, I impatiently awaited the time when I could see my favorite hero, Spider-Man, up on the silver-screen. I’ll never forget the excitement of sitting in the theatre waiting for the movie to start, anxiously anticipating the arachnid awesomeness that was to come; and that first Spider-Man movie will […]

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