Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 13

“Venom” Peter Parker has to deal with the return of the discarded alien symbiote when it takes a new host in the latest Marvel’s Spider-Man. Venom is such a popular character that he’s bound to eventually appear in pretty much any Spider-Man adaptation. There are obviously exceptions to this but most modern takes on the…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 12

“Spider-Man on Ice” Marvel’s Spider-Man puts Peter up against an ice based villain after a criminal steels Peter and Harry’s ice gauntlet and uses it for a one man crime wave. This episode is very much a disposable stand-alone outing where Peter Parker does little more than fight a villain. That’s not necessarily a bad…

Mavel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 11

“Halloween Moon” Marvel’s Spider-Man takes Peter on a spookier than normal adventure when he encounters a Werewolf on the way to the Horizon Halloween party. An interruption to a “normal” activity has been the opening of so many Spider-Man stories. It works so well because it adds an air of tragic regret to the life…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 10

“Kraven’s Amazing Hunt” Marvel’s Spider-Man puts our hero as the subject of a vicious Reality TV show when Kraven the Hunter sets his sights on the wall crawler as he trains Miles Morales. To its credit this episode wastes no time in getting started. It opens with a fast paced action sequence serving as a…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 9

“Ultimate Spider-Man” Peter Parker finds out he isn’t only Spider Powered hero in town when Marvel’s Spider-Man brings Miles Morales into the enhanced community. This show presents a unique dynamic between Peter Parker and Miles Morales. In the comics Peter started out as Miles Morales’ absent motivation and later became more of a mentor as…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 8

“Stark Expo” Marvel’s Spider-Man introduces the titular hero to a larger world when he meets Iron Man (Mick Wingert) at the Stark Expo. There have been mentions here and there of the wider Marvel universe such as Stark’s name being mentioned more than once and a name drop of the African Nation of Wakanda but…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 3 Episode 9

“The Wynkahthu Job” Star Wars Rebels tries for another “haunted house” story when Hondo brings them to a derelict ship containing weapons that will be useful for the Rebellion. Supply runs seem to be to the go to story catalyst this season which makes sense given that the Rebellion are at their weakest at this…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 5

“Brothers of the Broken Horn” Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels seems to be fixated on bringing back characters who appeared on The Clone Wars and show them in a post Empire context. It’s not a bad idea and if done right then can really enhance the mythology of the show. If done poorly then…