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Spider-Man Operation Z: The Unmade Jim Shooter Treatment with Tim Maxwell/Neuverse Creative

Updated: Jul 14, 2023

Spider-Man's big screen debut nearly had him fight...The Kingpin? Tim Maxwell from Neuverse Creative joins us as we dive into an obscure unmade Spider-Man treatment by former Marvel editor Jim Shooter!


0:13 Episode Introduction

2:06 What is Neuverse Creative, Plus Batman: Case of the Chemical Syndicate Audio Drama

You can read the Operation Z treatment yourself here:

As well as listen to Tim's adaptation of it here:

And check out Batman 89: Case of the Chemical Syndicate, where Ben adapted Detective Comics No. 27, the very first Batman story, as a prequel to Batman 1989:

You can also check out Ben's commentary on the audio here:

You can check out the whole channel here:

Here's the playlist of Neuverse Creative's Batman 89 universe audio dramas on both YouTube and Spotify:

12:02 Spider-Man Operation Z, Part 1

31:24 Break

Ben was on Table Read Tuesdays as the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman in a live reading of the Sam Hamm 1986 draft for Batman 1989:

Derrick Magnum, written & directed by Jeffrey Scott Richards, featuring us playing ourselves:

Check out our friends at Neuverse Creative, who will be producing Ben's adaptations of Batman 89: The Case of the Chemical Syndicate, Batman 89: Shadows comic and Batman 3, based on the early drafts of Batman Forever:

Ben Wan's "Shortcut to Happily Ever After" available on the Metaphorosis website here:

Our July charity here:

Check out our link for Barkbox here.

45:57 Return from Break: Spider-Man Operation Z Part 2

1:18:53 Closing: Fan Comments and Shoutouts

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