From Jerry at Cartoon Brew:
Marvel.com is posting the entire series of the 1967 ABC Spider-man Saturday morning cartoon show, one episode per week (each Thursday) on their site. It’s amazing that talents like John Dunn and Herman Cohen worked on this stuff. I don’t know if I can watch more than one – however the Bakshi ones come later in the run and they may be worthwhile. Here’s the first episode…
This was perfect timing for me, because Miles just happened to be sitting on my lap when we stumbled across this one, and we both got to experience the first episodes of this classic series together. And let’s face it, the Spider-man opening and closing sequences are worth everything in-between. And the Ramones cover of the theme song in many ways epitomizes for me just how pop they were in the best possible sense:
Update: Removed dead Skreemer.com link to Ramones Spider-man theme song, and replaced bava.tv video above 🙂
Nice one! I worry that my one (10 yrs) may have grown out of this, but I’ll give it a shot.
This is your chance to get Miles in on the Internets.
Wow that brings back memories. Great find! I hadn’t remembered the music as being so groovy either.
you gotta check out the Japanese spiderman episodes that marvel has been making available on their website. I used to have a bootleg subtitleless VHS of these that I made anyone and everyone watch.
Check out the Moxy Fruvous version of the title song, too, if you don’t know it.
Is it me, or does Dr. Smart in pt. 2 look just like Ron Paul?