ASM Classics Episode 5: ASM 5 & 6

Welcome back to Amazing Spider-Man Classics, where we are committed to taking you through every issue, every guest feature, and every cameo appearance we can find of the amazing Spider-Man!   This week, Jon, Josh, and Don are again joined by Zach (from Teenage Wasteland: An Ultimate Spider-Man Podcast) to go back to Spidey’s main book after our team-up time-out last week.  Spider-Man has to cross swords, or finger guns, with the metal-masked menace of…

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Amazing Spider-Man Classics Episode 4: Strange Tales Annual 2

Flamin’ fireballs!  It’s the first-ever Spider-Man team-up and the lucky sonovagun is the Human Torch!  Or, since technically this is Johnny Storm’s annual, maybe we should make him seem like the lead with Spidey the guest star?  Ah, well, it doesn’t matter.  This was a pretty wonky ride, so join Jon Wilson, Josh Bertone, and Donovan Grant, as they are joined by guest co-host Zach Henderson (from Teenage Wasteland: An Ultimate Spider-Man Podcast), and get…

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Amazing Spider-Man Classics Episode 3: Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4

“I almost wish for an opponent who’d give me a run for my money!”  Oh, poor Spidey, be careful what you wish for.  Because this week, Jon, Bertone, and Donovan wrap up their first round of episodes with Doctor Octopus and the Sandman!  And they will both send Spider-Man running away with his spinnerets tucked between his legs. Since there was no episode last week, perhaps a word is due on the schedule of this…

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Amazing Spider-Man Classics Episode 2: ASM 1 & 2

The Webhead is back!  Six months after his one-off story in the canceled Amazing Fantasy, Spider-Man was granted his own book, which hit shelves in late 1962.  Jon, Bertone, and Donovan take a look at the introductions of such essential characters like J. Jonah Jameson and Betty Brant while laughing at Ditko’s cooky villains like the Tinkerer and the Chameleon. Amazing Spider-Man Classics is devoted to covering every issue of Spider-Man’s various titles, as well…

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Amazing Spider-Man Classics Episode 1: Amazing Fantasy 15

Welcome to the Premiere Episode of the return of ASM Classics. Below is the original text from the show! “Here it is, folks!  The start of your journey through every Spider-Man book and guest appearance, beginning with Amazing Fantasy 15 and going forward indefinitely.  In Amazing Spider-Man Classics, we’ll be reviewing and discussing every issue of every Spider-Man series, giving the same treatment to his guest appearances in other books, and tossing at least a…

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