It’s Good, Except It Sucks: The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man (CBS, 1977-79) - Gary Bainbridge joins Tim Worthington for a chat about Peter Parker fighting a procession of sixty five year old men in suits in It's Good, Except It Sucks - a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

It’s Good, Except It Sucks is a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.

This time we’re heading into the Multiverse for a look at The Amazing Spider-Man, broadcast by CBS between 1977 and 1979, and joining Tim to talk about Peter Parker fighting a procession of sixty five year old men in suits is writer Gary Bainbridge. What will they find to say about ‘Bowie-Sense’, how to avoid making someone in a costume look like someone in a costume at a school fair and the legal validity of arranging a DVD release for ‘Spider-Programme’, and what does any of this have to do with The Sex Pistols’ Free Trade Hall gig relocating to a medium-sized independent cinema? Get listening and find out!

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Further Listening

You can hear Gary on It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about The Incredible Hulk here and Daredevil here.

Gary has also appeared on Tim’s other podcast Looks Unfamiliar, talking about Coast To CoastDeadly BoringSupersonic Man, Audisee’s  The War Of The WorldsLimp-Along LeslieThat Look In Your Eye by Ali Campbell featuring Pamela Starks, Ace Reports Annual 1981 and Unbranded Soluble Cola Tablets; you can hear the full show here.

Further Reading

Some Unspoken Thing is a huge feature on the sheer brilliance of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2; you can find it here.

It's Good, Except It Sucks - a movie by movie - and television series by television series - hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.

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