What defines Spider-Man? Is it his special powers? His great responsibilities? His Jenga prowess? No, true believers. Spider-Man's most definitive trait is his witty banter, and double the Spider-Man means double the snappy patter right? Thank goodness Edge of Time had Peter David.
In order to help the Amazing Spider-Man save the future, Spider-Man 2099 has to save the past. That's the kind of convoluted story you get when you start messing with temporal physics, but who cares when it looks this good?
Developer Beenox and Activision cross continuities again in Spider-Man: Edge of Time, a time-hopping adventure that's one part Amazing Spider-Man, one part Spider-Man 2099.
Following up on the compelling-yet-flawed Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Activision once again taps developer Beenox to handle the next Spider game, with a grand reveal slotted during a panel at next month's Wondercon in San Francisco, with some very special guests.
It's a book! For Fable diehards with a thirst for some off-game fiction—courtesy of prolific writer Peter David—there's Fable: The Balverine Order. It's the rare paperback that lets players unlock a unique item in a video game.
Disney's Epic Mickey is only coming to the Wii, but a newly announced pair of comic book projects based on the game will bring Mickey's adventures to other platforms, including paper, PSP and the iPhone.
I must have missed McWhertor's story on Peter David taking up writing duties for Shadow Complex, which is strange, considering David is one of my all-time favorite comic book writers, and not too shabby as a novelist as well. His stint on X-Factor still stands as my favorite comic book run, developing Guido "Strong…