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Free Comic Book Day 2015 Reviews – Part One

A warning.

There are undoubtedly spoilers to be found within these writeups, but the same spoilers will be readily available to anyone with access to a comic store and $0 on this coming Saturday, Free Comic Book Day (!) .


But if you’re unsure what book should be top priority, which ones are safe for kids, or what you’d be getting yourself into, take a look at the following reviews. Free Comic Book Day can get a bit intense at the right store, and to be forewarned is to be forearmed.

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Spotlight: Ultimate Spider-Man Season One

I found out something over the last year or two that I never realized, I like Spider-Man. As a kid I was never drawn to him, but something has connected me with him in my adult life. I’m not sure what that says about me as a not quite 30 year old man or hell what it says about my childhood. One thing I did get behind back then was Fox’s Spider-Man cartoon from the 1990’s. Awhile back I revisited the entire series and I’m happy to say that I was pleasantly surprised how well it held up.

This lead me to investigate and wade through the streams of Spidey related cartoons that were created after Fox’s ended. I decided to go with the most current cartoon, Ultimate Spider-Man. It’s still airing (season 2 as of the writing of this article) and season 1 was on Netflix. I’ve heard good enough things about it, plus there were Lego sets. What more did they need to sway me?


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