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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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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