Welcome to DC and Marvel Assemble, a fan-site-type WORLD dedicated to all things DC Heroes and Marvel Heroes, focusing on not only the comic book hero/superhero franchises owned by DC Comics and/or Marvel Comics, but also films, T.V. series, and video games based on them as well as including posts on DC/Marvel merchandising. This WORLD features essays, informational guides (ex: character bios), fan fiction, reviews, etc.

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Anyway, here are some weblinks you should check out:

Spider-Man Reading Recommendations

Are you new to Spider-Man or are a long-time Spidey fan? Well today, I post up a list of Spider-Man graphic novels, trade paperbacks, and one-shots I recommend you should check out. Originally, I was going to post this up back in August as Marvel ...

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News: A Greeting Card to Spidey Entered in Guinness

A couple of days days ago, Anthony Dichiara of Examiner.com revealed a weird-but-true story. He indicated that a new entry...

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Spider-Man Turns 50

According to numerous websites, today is exactly 50 years since the release of Amazing Fantasy No. 15, which marked the debut of the Marvel Comics' famous web-slinger Spdier-Man. That's right, Spider-Man has been in comics for 50 years and still slinging into action in not just comic books, but also other forms of media, such as video games and animated series for example.

Speaking of celebrating Spidey's 50th anniversary, make sure to visit your nearby comic shop on August 22 to pick up a copy of the double-sized The Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 1) No. 692, and there will be variant covers for that issue as well.

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News: Ultimate Spidey to Meet Main Spidey in June 2012

As this year is the year of Spider-Man's 50th anniversary, June will mark the launch of a five-issue comic book miniseries that's bound to appeal to both fans of Mainstream Marvel Universe stories and fans of Ultimate Comics (formerly known as "Ul...

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News: Avengers To Fight X-Men in 2012

Today, Marvel Comics announces that it will be launching a 12-issue limited series in April 2012 featuring two Marvel Universe superhero organizations in war against other: The Avengers and the X-Men. This will be called "Avengers Vs. X-Men" and it will have two issues released per month during its run. Here's Marvel's commentary of premise of the upcmoming series below:

"The Avengers and X-Men have learned that the all-powerful embodiment of both death and rebirth known as the Phoenix Force is on a crash course for Earth…and it needs a new host to unleash its immeasurable power. But what is the shocking decision tied to the Phoenix’s return that will pit the Avengers against the X-Men? And when good friends become bitter enemies, what does this mean for the future of the Marvel Universe?"

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