To celebrate the opening of the new Spider-Man movie, we present this never-before-seen shot of Stan Lee holding our cover for 2007's Spider-Man 3. If you look really closely at the cover, you'll see that Stan himself is one of the two gentlemen looking out the window. Can you name the other? Tell us in the comments!
Photo: Vicki Arkoff
Ann Curry has left her co-anchor position on NBC's The Today Show, saying a tearful goodbye to viewers just as NBC execs were saying a tearful goodbye to the show's 852-week streak as morning ratings champ. Officially, Ann was ousted from the position after Good Morning America took the top ratings spot, but who can say what really happened in the fast-and-furious-and-forgettable world of morning TV? We can.
Today's artist spotlight is on Hermann Mejia! Check out this amazing piece of art he did for "Spider-Man Tweets While Watching The Avengers" from our current issue, then spend some time at Hermann's personal website here!
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The Supreme Court upheld Obamacare today — but NOT along the usual 5-4 split as “experts” predicted. The usual “swing vote,” Justice Kennedy, agreed with reliable right-wing gasbags Scalia, Thomas and Alito. But Chief Justice Roberts punk’d his conservative colleagues by voting with reliable left-wing gasbags Kagan, Kennedy, Sotomayor and Ginsburg. The entire country was shocked — but no one more than this not-so-fab four…
John Edwards and Rielle Hunter recently announced that they’re ending their relationship. This marks the end of an era of cheating and lies — unless, of course, Edwards decides to reenter politics. Although many claim that Hunter’s newly-released, tell-all memoir was the reason for the split, we just aren’t buying it (the claim or the book).