Posts Tagged ‘Spider-Man’

Pope Francis invited Spider-Man to the Vatican

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

At his weekly audience at the Vatican on June 23, Pope Francis had a special visitor: Spider-Man. Well, not quite. Mattia Villardita, was dressed as the superhero—his childhood idol. It helps that he channels many of Spider-Man’s most noteworthy qualities by bringing joy to children in need. Mr. Villardita was invited to sit in the Read more

Spider-Man, Iron Man, Superman, and the God-Man

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

This past decade has seen a plethora of movies dealing with superheroes: the “Batman” films, “The Green Lantern,” “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Thor,” etc. But the most popular—at least judging by box office receipts—has been the Spider-Man franchise. Since 2002, there have been four major movie adaptations of the Marvel Comics story of a Read more