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  • Andrew Garfield says Spiderman is Jewish

    April 17, 2014 | 2:39 pm

    Andrew Garfield, a British actor most famous for playing the iconic superhero in the most recent run of Spiderman movies, has given us a new Spidey revelation in advance of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2″: Peter Parker is totally Jewish.

    “Peter Parker is not a simple dude,” the...

  • Meet Brian Bendis, the man who killed Peter Parker

    February 11, 2013 | 7:39 am

    Spiderman heroically dispatched countless foes since he arrived on the scene in 1962.

    Nearly a half-century later, Brian Michael Bendis managed to kill him.

    In 2000, Bendis was hired to write Ultimate Spiderman, a modern-day retelling of the classic Spiderman story. More than...

  • Andrew Garfield:  The Jewish Spidey [SLIDESHOW]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 2, 2012 | 5:49 pm

    While watching “The Amazing Spider-Man,” I was struck by how much Andrew Garfield-as-Spidey – or rather, his alter-ego, Peter Parker – reminded me of the kind of gangly geeky-cute guys you’d develop a crush on at Jewish summer camp. 

    And that casting perhaps makes sense,...

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