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He had a good run. Doc Ock as Spider-Man, I mean. Just in time for the release of the new Spider-Man movie, comes the all-new first issue of a comic also called The Amazing Spider-Man. The book, written by Dan Slott and drawn by Humberto Ramos, features Peter Parker back in the red and blue tights of your friendly neighborhood web-slinger, and ready for a new adventure, with brand new mystery that has a connection to the hero’s origins. Sounds serious. Want a preview of issue #1? You’ve got it. (more…)

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Unless you read the monthly adventures of Spider-Man on the comic page, that headline might make no sense to you. Isn’t Peter Parker already Spider-Man? Poor, naive reader, for the past year Spider-Man has really been Dr. Otto Octavius – AKA: Doctor Octopus. Say whaaaaaat? It’s true, through the miracle of body swapping, Doc Ock was able to put himself in Spidey’s youthful, super-powered body and put Peter is his dying husk of a human shell. When the Doc’s body died, so did Peter, but since nothing – except Uncle Ben – stays dead in comics for long Marvel has revealed that “the one, true Spider-Man” is bound for a comeback. From the dead… (more…)