Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 4

“A Day in the Life” Marvel’s Spider-Man explores the difficulties Peter faces balancing his normal life with his responsibilities as Spider-Man. The work/life balance aspect of a superhero story is fairly standard yet necessary stuff. It is particularly well suited to Spider-Man as Peter Parker is a teenager who has to attend school, help his…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 3

“Osborn Academy” Marvel’s Spider-Man establishes Norman Osborn‘s rival to Horizon High with Osborn Academy; a school created entirely so that his son Harry can have the resources to continue his studies. Naturally a school needs to be attended by more than one student so a fair chunk of this episode focuses on recruitment for the…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 2

“Horizon High Part 2” Marvel’s Spider-Man continues with Peter Parker’s first day at a new school and two villains for him to contend with as Spider-Man. The first episode brought us the Vulture and this episode begins with Peter taking on the Scorpion. It’s clear that this show has a bit of a villain problem…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 1

“Horizon High Part 1” Spider-Man once again receives the animated TV treatment in Marvel’s Spider-Man; a show that takes Peter Parker (Robbie Daymond) back to the earliest days of his superhero career. The series premiered with back to back episodes so I’ll take my usual approach of reviewing them one at a time and not…

Slash

Clay Liford’s Slash explores the subculture of Slash fiction through the eyes of a 15 year old boy beginning to dip his toe into that world while dealing with his own sexual identity. If you don’t quite know what Slash fiction is I’ve hyperlinked the wikipedia page above but be careful when searching on the…