A Primer for Mysterio, One of Spider-Man’s Strangest Villains

After years of fighting more modernised versions of his rogues’ gallery, Spider-Man is finally getting the chance to fight a villain who, at least visually, is going to be every bit as campy and downright weird on the big screen as Stan Lee and Steve Ditko originally envisioned him in Marvel’s comic back in the mid-‘70s. Mysterio’s coming to Spider-Man: Far From Home. Read More >>

Everything We Spotted in the First Trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home

Avengers 4 may be the endgame, but there's no way in hell that Marvel is ever going to stop making these films. Not while they're still making money anyway. The first post-Endgame film arrives just a few short months after The Avengers go after Thanos for the second time, and it features everyone's favourite neighbourhood Spider-hero. There's still a lot we don't know about Far From Home, but the first trailer answers a few questions about what we can expect from Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends. Read More >>

In the First Trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, Holidaying Looks Far From Fun

It’s off to Europe and a date with Mysterio in the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, which has arrived at last! Read More >>

The Into the Spider-Verse Costume in Spider-Man PS4 Is Breaking My Brain, in a Good Way

There are a lot of good costumes in Marvel’s Spider-Man. Like, a lot. They kept adding them, too! And while my dear colleague Germain made a pretty solid case for why the game’s mindbogglingly clever “vintage comics-style” suit is one of its best, the game’s last slice of DLC added what has become my Spidey-Spandex of choice. Read More >>

We Have Some Sweet Images From the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Art Book

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is our favourite movie of the year. It’s so amazing in so many ways that we simply can’t stop thinking about it. Thankfully, Titan Books is here to help, with their newest title, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - The Art of the Movie by Ramin Zahed. And we has some exclusive images to show you. Read More >>

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The Highlights and Lowlights of 2018

If we could describe 2018 in one word, it would be complicated. There have been some amazing shows and films, and fandom has faced a lot of growth and change. But we’ve also seen a lot of pain. We've come together to celebrate the greatest pop culture moments of the year, as well as the things that could and should have been better. Grab a chair and dive into the best and worst of 2018. Read More >>

Loved Into the Spider-Verse? Read These Comics!

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has thwipped itself into cinemas as one of the best films of the year. Its earnest, almost brazen adoration of the simple joy of comic books oozes from every stylish frame—and if you found yourself enchanted by its comic style and cast of Spider-heroes, we’ve got some reading recommendations. Read More >>

The 9 Best (and 5 Worst) Films of 2018

Way back at the beginning of 2018, you kind of had feeling it was going to be a good year at the movies. February brought the $700 million (about £553 million) hit Black Panther and the hypnotic Annihilation. And even before that, film festivals introduced us to Hereditary, Sorry to Bother You, and Anna and the Apocalypse. Then in April, A Quiet Place surprised audiences everywhere and hadn’t even hit summer yet. Read More >>

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s Excellent Supporting Cast Is More Star-Studded Than You Think

While the leading characters in Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse are incredible enough all on their own, the surprisingly large cast of supporting characters really make the movie shine in a way that’s a little difficult to put your finger on, exactly—until the credits start rolling. Read More >>

Jared Leto’s Morbius Might Have Found His Tragic Bride

The doctor slash vampire slash Jared Leto vehicle Dr. Michael Morbius is coming to the big screen in Morbius, which means he’s going to need a partner: Martine Bancroft, the heroine of the Morbius story who, in the original, serves as the good doctor’s motivation to experiment on himself. Which, naturally, makes him all vampire-y. That’s how science works, yeah? It’s all about vampires? Read More >>

Into the Spider-Verse Almost Gave Spider-Man Noir Some Really Inappropriate Things to Say

Nicolas Cage is a delight as Spider-Man Noir in Into the Spider-Verse, perfectly channelling the goofy, unsettling aura of a noir hero turned spider dude. And he was apparently fun to write, too. Maybe a little too fun. Read More >>

Marvel Just Revealed One of Its Most Intriguing Spider-Man Comics In Years

Spider-Man is one of the most beloved superheroes in the world for a reason – the ideals Peter Parker and the other people who’ve donned the Spider-mantle over the years have a reach that’s far and wide, and can be used to tell all kinds of different stories. But a new series out next year promises to tell one of the most intriguing tales yet. Read More >>

The Best Easter Eggs and References We Spotted in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hits cinemas today, making this the third Spider-film of this year. Yes, I'm counting Venom even though Spider-Man wasn't actually in it. It is a very good film, but like any good superhero film there's a lot more to see than just the story. God damn this film is packed with Easter eggs, and we sat down to try and spot as many of them as possible. Read More >>

The Team Behind Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Thrived on Your Lowered Expectations

Hype and superhero movies go hand in hand. Fans eagerly anticipate every tiny piece of information about these films to a point where it’s become almost comical. Months and months before release, we’re dissecting every little detail, building up anticipation and expectations to a level that’s rarely achieved. But, for some reason, that didn’t happen in the same way with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Read More >>