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UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 9:43 p.m.

‘Spider-Man’ does victory lap over ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office.


Is Tom Holland or Tobey Maguire the best Spider-Man ever?

Ahead of the superhero debut, at least three noteworthy “Spider-Man” stories were posted, two, courtesy of the Washington Post and Variety, ranking the eight “Spider-Man” films from worst to best, …


All eight Spider-Man movies, ranked from worst to best

With Marvel Studios and Sony cruising along and sharing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; more sequels with star Tom Holland likely, and the animated, Oscar-winning “Spider-Verse” just getting started, …


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 10:46 a.m.

Review: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is a home run

This is a journey about Peter surrendering to his destiny, leaning in to what it means to be a “superhero” in the wake of the Avengers. If “Into the Spider-Verse” …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 2:37 p.m.

‘Spider-Verse’ swings to the top; ‘Mortal Engines’ tanks

The animated “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters with an estimated $35.4 million, followed by Clint …


Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ injects new life, joy into franchise

“Spider-Man” is the superhero franchise that may suffer the most from reboot fatigue. In the past 16 years, there have been six Spider-Man movies starring three different actors as Peter …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee’s name became synonymous with the company that would become Marvel Comics, which he joined as a teenage assistant and stayed with for much of his adult life.


Video game review: PS4 exclusive ‘Spider-Man’ shines as new head of the class in super-hero game genre

If you’ve ever wanted to swing between towering skyscrapers in Times Square, scale the side of the Empire State Building, or stealthily string a bad guy up in a ball …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 1:24 p.m.

Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

Stan Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years.


Stolen stuffed Spider-Man saved; man facing charges

Shortly before midnight, a window was smashed out at 16 N. Third St. and a 6-foot stuffed Spider-Man figure sitting in a chair of the vacant storefront was taken.


UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90

Steve Ditko, the Marvel Comics artist who gave the world the woven webs and soaring red-and-blue shape of Spider-Man and the other-worldly shimmer of Doctor Strange, has died, authorities said …


‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ roars past ‘Spider-Man’

Monkey business still pays. “War for the Planet of the Apes” took down “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at the North American box office, opening with an estimated $56.5 million in ticket sales.


Review: This ‘Spider-Man’ is high school hero

One of the brilliant things about “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (and there are several) is that it doesn’t even try to be an origin story, as both 2002’s “Spider-Man” and 2012’s “The …


UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

Hannibal Buress says `Spider-Man’ red carpet prank was a win

Comedian Hannibal Buress says his prank of sending a lookalike to Wednesday night’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” premiere was more effective than if he’d actually attended.


Spiderman 2 more competent than ‘Amazing’

If there’s a tie that binds most of the characters of the Marvel Universe together, it’s the mutability of the supposedly immutable human body. Characters are poisoned by radiation, zapped …


Shawn Vestal: Our cultural narrative of violence

Shooting. Punching. Killing. If you were to judge us by what we find entertaining, you would conclude these are our holy trinity. The things we believe in more than any …


Spider-Man the musical opens on Broadway in 2010

Spider-Man has conquered the movies. Now it’s Broadway’s turn. “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” will open Feb. 18, 2010, at the Hilton Theatre in New York City.


Spider-Man comic with Obama draws customers

Marvel Comics wasted no time in offering its help to President Obama, and in the process, the comic book publisher may have created a new cult classic.