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FROM THE CREATOR OF COMIC BOOK VIDEO GAMES COMES THE FIRST EVER BOOK ABOUT SPIDER-MAN’S VIDEO GAME LEGACY!!!
Spider-Man is one of the most popular characters ever created, and over the decades, the iconic superhero has grown out of the pages of comics to be featured in everything from merchandise, animated series, blockbuster films and video games that are enjoyed by people all over the world. Now for the first time ever, you can read a detailed history of the world renowned heroes video games, from the dizzying highs to the disappointing lows. From author Blair Farrell, the creator of Comic Book Video Games, a website dedicated to the coverage of all things comic books in video games, The Web of Spider-Man Games: The Amazing and the (Not So) Spectacular covers over two decades of interactive media featuring everyone’s favorite web-slinging, wall-crawling wonder.
– In-depth reviews of over 50 games starring Spider-Man, ranging from Spider-Man on the Atari 2600, the 16-bit cult classic Maximum Carnage, the beloved Spider-Man 2, all the way up to last year’s Marvel’s Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4.
– Vintage advertisements and screen shots.
– Review quotes captured from classic video game magazines and industry veterans.
– Personal stories from the author highlighting his deep and personal connection for select games.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Blair Farrell has published over 1,000 pieces about comic book video games and has appeared on podcasts as well as YouTube videos about the subject. On top of running the Comic Book Video Games website, his work can be found in both volumes of the SNES Omnibus by author Brett Weiss where he contributed stories, many about comic book characters, alongside video game industry veterans and other content creators.
“You may think you know a lot about Spider-Man videogames — you don’t know as much as Blair Farrell. It’s cool to see just how high (and low) Spidey has swung his way through the medium.” – 5 Stars, Christopher M. Baker