Kraven the Hunter

As we get closer to the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, it seems that Sony‘s desire to develop its own Spider-verse of films only grows stronger. Making the news today is further developments on the matter of Sony’s proposed shared universe within a shared universe, a plan that begins next fall with a movie featuring the antihero Venom and will be followed by the team-up of Silver Sable and Black Cat in Silver and Black. Now into the comic book movie news inbox is the not-so-uprising revelation of whom Venom will fight first, and what other Spidey foes are about to get their own movies. (more…)

COMICS REWIND: ‘Kraven’s Last Hunt’

I’ve never really made time for Kraven. I always thought he was silly, one-dimensional, nothing compared to the best of what the Spider-Man rogue’s gallery has to offer. It wasn’t until this story entered my world that Kraven became something more. As J. M. DeMatteis chronicles the twilight of one of Spidey’s oldest foes, he pulls off something rare: a villain-based story that presents both a powerful emotional core and a compelling conflict between hero and villain. Kraven’s Last Hunt is, quite simply, one of the best Spider-Man stories ever told.