Friday, March 23, 2012

Amazing Spider-Man Fruit Snacks

For a guy who is obsessed with superhero fruit snacks (as seen here, here, here and here), I just can't seem to get too worked up about these. It may come from the lackluster level of enthusiasm that I have for the new Spider-Man movie. It's not that it looks bad. If anything, the new trailer looks great but, I dunno, it just seems like more...Spider-Man. This is a school of thought that would have been inconceivable several years ago when we were all huddled in our fanboy temples praying to the fanboy gods for quality comic book movies.

Now that we're swimming in them every summer, it's hard to get too excited about a fourth Spider-Man movie that restarts the franchise. In all fairness though, I felt the same way about X-Men First Class and that turned out to be great! So let's all just take a deep breathe and crack open this box (that's been sitting on my desk for a month) of Amazing Spider-Man Fruit Snacks!

Well this doesn't do a whole lot for my enthusiasm level. Looks like we've got two full body Spider-Mans, two Spider Logos, a web and a Spider Face. Doesn't this film have a villain? Where's the Lizard? Not even a Gwen Stacy? Even Rachel Dawes got a Fruit Roll Up shout out. At least we don't have to put up with something like "Winter Weather Spidey" or "Beach Spidey."

Look, this is going to be a big summer, what with the Avengers movie and all. I'm not asking for the world. I'm just asking for some Iron Man Cereal or Spider-Man Turkey Franks or some Nick Fury Organic Goat's Milk. You know, something with some imagination...