Ben Reilly: Spider-Man Review

Ben Reilly: Spider-Man Review | Sidetracked Comics

A long time ago – the mid ‘90s, to be precise – there was a controversial Spider-Man story called the Clone Saga. This multi-year epic re-introduced a perfect clone of Spider-Man, one who hadn’t been seen since his first appearance way back in 1975, which added a whole new level to the chaos going on … Read more

Amazing Spider-Man: Full Circle Review

Amazing Spider-Man: Full Circle Review | Sidetracked Comics

In the foreword to Amazing Spider-Man: Full Circle, Marvel Italia editor Massimiliano Brighel writes: “I have a feeling that Stan Lee would have liked this story”. It’s easy to see where he’s coming from. The concept is disarmingly fun: a telephone game where seven writers took turns to script a chapter before handing the story … Read more

Spider-Man: Life Story Review

Spider-Man: Life Story | Sidetracked Comics

The problem with reading comics in trade paperback is that the stories are available as single issues for months before the collected version is available. This makes visiting comic book news sites while avoiding spoilers a risky proposition – and that risk increases when it’s a high-profile book that you’re really excited to read. As … Read more

Marvel Cinematic Universe Timeline (Updated for 2024)

Marvel Cinematic Universe Timeline (Updated for 2021) | Sidetracked Comics

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has become a juggernaut of pop culture since blasting off with Iron Man back in 2008. For comic book fans, this has been pure cinematic nirvana. Under the guidance of studio head Kevin Fiege, the gigantic film-and-TV-series has made global stars out of characters such as the Avengers, the Guardians … Read more