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Meme History: Spider-Man Pointing, a meme fifty years in the making

From a 1960's cartoon show to meme we're all familiar with online more than half a decade later.

On Dec 28, 2023 by Kyle Calise

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’19 inches of Venom’ PlayStation ad sparks horny reactions from Venom fans

This 'Spider-Man 2' ad invites you to 'treat yourself to 19 inches of Venom.'

On Sep 6, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Spider-Man fans want Emma Stone to play Spider-Gwen thanks to her new haircut

Emma Stone's new blonde bob makes her look exactly like Spider-Gwen.

On Aug 9, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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What is the fan-made film ‘Spider-Man Lotus’ and why do so many people hate it?

Filmed on a shoestring budget, this unlicensed 'Spider-Man' movie was embroiled in in a racism scandal.

On Aug 8, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘He’s no longer our Spider-Man’: Homophobic fans are upset at Tom Holland gay sex scene in ‘The Crowded Room’

'Spider-Man' fans are not happy with Holland's latest stint in Apple TV+'s newest series.

On Jul 15, 2023 by Jack Alban

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‘Across the Spider-Verse’ editor confirms there are different versions of film in theaters

'I was wondering when people might start noticing.'

On Jun 23, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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Why you can’t avoid ‘It’s a canon event’ on TikTok now

You can't interfere.

On Jun 22, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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Are live-action superhero movies entering their flop era?

2023 is the year of superhero fatigue, as movies like 'The Flash' and 'Shazam 2' lose out at the box office.

On Jun 20, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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How ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ foreshadowed the biggest twist in the sequel

This visual Easter egg took five years to pay off.

On Jun 12, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The messy politics of ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’

'Across the Spider-Verse' has a troubling relationship with copaganda, valorizing the NYPD even as it casts Spider-Man as an outlaw hero.

On Jun 8, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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A tiny joke from ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ became the catalyst for the sequel–and this meme

What one bagel hath wrought onto Miles Morales.

On Jun 7, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why Gwen is clearly a trans allegory in ‘Across the Spider-Verse’

Many fans picked up on the trans subtext of Gwen's role, including her blue/pink color palette and her coming-out storyline.

On Jun 6, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why ‘Across the Spider-Verse’s cliffhanger ending isn’t all bad

We have to wait until March for the concluding movie.

On Jun 5, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ trailer reignites a Marvel lore debate over ‘Earth 616’

According to 'Across the Spider-Verse,' the MCU doesn't take place on Earth-616—a major point of contention among Marvel Comics fans.

On Apr 5, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Homophobic joke cut from classic 2002 ‘Spider-Man’ movie—after years of memes and controversy

'Cant believe they are harming Raimi's vision.'

On Apr 25, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw