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He's Sensational, he's Spectacular, he's the Amazing Spider-Man!

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  • RingoRingo He/Him a distinct lack of substanceRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Pretty sure you meant Urich, not Kingsley?

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    Sterica wrote: »
    I know my last visit to my grandpa on his deathbed was to find out how the whole Nazi werewolf thing turned out.
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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Woops.... I do. So used to associating Roderick Kingsley with Hobgoblin. I do in fact mean Phil Urich.

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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The sunny beaches of CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Why do all the hot comic girls hook up with ugly dudes?

    Pyschology nerds help a fella out!

    Pretty sure Urich will win Norah's heart by driving her absolutely crazy-flakes, a la Joker and Harlequinn.

    So there's that approach.

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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I'm guessing it's just Norah manipulating him to get the big story or some such. That's totally something she would do.

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  • RingoRingo He/Him a distinct lack of substanceRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Oh that girl's a reporter? That's not gonna turn out well

    Phil got burned by his blonde reporter crush when he was a good guy

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    Sterica wrote: »
    I know my last visit to my grandpa on his deathbed was to find out how the whole Nazi werewolf thing turned out.
    Edcrab's Exigency RPG
  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The sunny beaches of CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Yeah, there's a subplot in Big Time where Phil is filming himself, as Hobgoblin, committing crimes so he can pass the footage on to her, since she's doing Goblin-related news pieces. All part of his scheme to steal her away from her boyfriend.

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  • WeedLordVegetaWeedLordVegeta Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Wasn't there pretty substantial talk that
    Urich was going to wind up on T-Bolts at some point?

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  • Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The sunny beaches of CanadaRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Hullis wrote: »
    Wasn't there pretty substantial talk that
    Urich was going to wind up on T-Bolts at some point?

    That would be cool if they could find some excuse to have him back in his Green Goblin gear, considering the friction it would cause with older members.

    I can't imagine there would be a plausible explanation for that, though.

    Plus he hasn't even been a super-villain for that long, he's probably not ready to start reforming just yet.

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  • WeedLordVegetaWeedLordVegeta Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    He's been a green Goblin since before onslaught actually, and wasn't always evil

    he relapsed during excelsior

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  • FuruFuru Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Reforming would mean depowering, since at this point it's pretty clearly the Goblin serum making him nuts

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  • Witch_Hunter_84Witch_Hunter_84 Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    He has that sonic laugh/scream though that's independant of the Goblin serum right?

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  • AntimatterAntimatter Devo Was Right Gates of SteelRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    he does indeed

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  • ManetherenWolfManetherenWolf Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Im surprised there has been little mentioning of the main thing from the FCBD issue...
    Shang Chi training Peter in martial arts, to help him develop an ACTUAL fighting style that isnt reliant on his now gone spider sense. That will be interesting to see develop. Plus there has been talk of Shang Chi appearing more in the series as part of the supporting cast.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I loooooved it.

    Peter learning some moves is a great thing and Shang-Chi is a favorite of mine. I love that he is rocking the slick costume he got in Secret Avengers.

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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    "Way of the Spider" is a cool idea seeing as Pete's sans spider-sense. Plus him charging hotdogs to Stark cos hes an AVENGER! now was hilarious.

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  • TexiKenTexiKen Dammit! That fish really got me!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Wait, did he reveal his identity to the Avengers but not the New Avengers?

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  • Magna InfernoMagna Inferno Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    other way around

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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    other way around

    Doesn't Victoria Hand keep reminding Spidey he's a liability or some such cos of his super secret identity? Or at least there was banter to that effect at their family breakfast thing.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    He revealed it to the New Avengers before the Heroic Age, no Hand.

    I think the only super-teams that know Peter's identity are the FF and that team of New Avengers (Which was Luke, Bucky, Wolverine, Jessica, Ms. Marvel, Clint and Bobbi).

    I wouldn't be surprised if Danny Rand and Matt Murdock know it too. Dr. Strange as well.

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  • Magna InfernoMagna Inferno Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Blankzilla wrote: »
    He revealed it to the New Avengers before the Heroic Age, no Hand.

    I think the only super-teams that know Peter's identity are the FF and that team of New Avengers (Which was Luke, Bucky, Wolverine, Jessica, Ms. Marvel, Clint and Bobbi).

    I wouldn't be surprised if Danny Rand and Matt Murdock know it too. Dr. Strange as well.

    Murdock had made a big deal of NOT wanting to know it in ASM 600.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I didn't pick up ASM 600 so there you go!

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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    This here is what I was thinking of:
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    But I guess that's public identity, not if your friends know who you are.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Yeah but Hand is the person he would have to tell to get paid

    it doesn't matter if everyone else knows, she is the one who provides his paycheck

    and there is no way in hell Peter would tell Norman Osborn's second-in-command his identity

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  • TexiKenTexiKen Dammit! That fish really got me!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    At least Hand didn't get a Goblin tattoo hi-ooooo.

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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I swear, if I read a line like "one way or another, the Green Goblin always takes from me someone I love" as a result of Carlies bullshit, I'll die inside. I really will.

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  • MunchMunch Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Spider-Girl gets a new 3-issue mini-series, tying into Spider Island.
    Paul Tobin wrote:
    It's a VERY different Spider-Girl that readers will encounter in the pages of Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl, as the strange outbreak of spider-powers infects her as well... but in very surprising ways. And when the Society of the Wasp declares full scale war on the new ‘army’ of the spider-powered, Spider-Girl surprisingly finds herself aligned with the Kingpin and Hobgoblin. Even more surprisingly she finds that, maybe...that's where she most belongs.

    It might actually be kind of interesting if Spider-Girl went villain. She can be Phil's sidekick: Goblin-Girl.

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  • FuruFuru Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Munch you should get the Avengers Academy special. It was way better than the last couple of issues of Spider-Girl.

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  • MunchMunch Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I might. I'm not reading Avengers Academy, stopped reading Young Allies after the second issue, and am not really enjoying Spider-Girl, so I didn't see much point in picking it up. I'll take a look when I go back to the shop this Wednesday.

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  • FuruFuru Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    YOU JUST DON'T LIKE ANYTHING I LIKE I HATE YOU

    (I actually don't like AA that much but the girlfriend buys it so eh)

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  • MunchMunch Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Avengers Academy just looks too dour for me to enjoy. Returning to that dumb Tigra/Hood stuff that I hated the first time around, really convinced me not to even bother getting the TPB. Which is a bummer, because I like Hank Pym, Speedball, and Tigra quite a bit, I typically enjoy Gage's writing, and I think McKone's art is really good.

    But, it all seems to be convalescing into something that looks like something I don't want to read.

    That recent prom issue looked fun, though.

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  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    The only problem I have with Avengers Academy is that the kids in it seem very unlikeable, which makes it annoying to read.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I like Reptil, Mettle and to a degree Hazmat

    everyone else can go to hell

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  • cardboard delusionscardboard delusions USAgent PSN: USAgent31Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
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    So awesome, can't wait for Spider-Island!

    Full Story

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  • FuruFuru Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    So as far as we know right now Spider-Island is:

    Six issues of ASM
    Cloak and Dagger #1-3
    Amazing Spider-Girl #1-3
    Venom #6-8

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  • AntimatterAntimatter Devo Was Right Gates of SteelRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    that's a fantastic cover

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  • GankGank Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Antimatter wrote: »
    that's a fantastic cover

    Seconded. It's just making me want Spider Island more.

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  • MunchMunch Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Yeah it seems like Slott(and Gage) are trying to do a whole bunch of really fun, silly stories before Peter gets thrown into Spider-Island

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  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I

    I don't know man.

    Those talking points and questions seem silly. The reason Spider-Man doesn't do stuff like set up shell companies and so on is because he doesn't, he's Spider-Man and he doesn't make money using his abilities because that is part of his character.

    You might as well say "why don't people realise that Clark Kent is Superman under the glasses?" Because they don't, it's a genre convention there to allow that character to exist. Those questions are just holes being poked into the superhero genre, rather than exploring it.

    That really does not impress me. Spider-Man as a more experienced hero teaching the kids from the Academy is a great idea, but it's been misused here, I think.

    Man, I know I have been bitching on ASM lately, but the more I see of Big Time as it goes on the more it seems that it has just lost what made it so cool in the first few issues, and that bums me out.

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  • BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    He

    he is teaching the class of Avengers Academy

    half of which are little brats

    the point is oh god what is wrong with these kids

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