Review by: RecksDeud

What did the
community think?

Avg Rating: 4.3
Users who pulled this comic:
Story by Zeb Wells
Art by Joe Madureira
Colors by Ferran Daniel
Cover by Joe Madureira, Aaron Lusen, Joe Quesada, Danny Miki, Richard Isanove, Humberto Ramos & J. Scott Campbell

Size: 0 pages
Price: 3.99

The preview hooked me. Last week, after paying for my regular stack of disposable entertainment, my LCS proprietor gave me 13 page preview of this (at the time) soon-to-be-released series. I read it, laughed at the boyfriend joke, dug the art and decided to pick the issue up when it arrived.

13 pages of preview is too much preview.

After finishing the book, I realized that it happened again: another comic over and done in less than 5 minutes. Sure, I reread the pages included in the freebie. I wanted to get the whole comic experience. Unfortunatley, after the jokes and set up were over, I was left with really big panels of Red Hulk and Spidey in monster-sized peril, really big panels of JJJ bitching at Moloids, and a preview of Avengers: X-Sanction #1 that felt like it took longer to read than the actual Spider-Man comic itself.

I had high-ish hopes for this book, as I’ve been a Spider-Fan since I was a kid, but I don’t care for Dan Slott’s portrayal of Peter Parker, and I thought maybe this could be the Spider-book for me. It’s not. Maybe when the next new title comes along…

Story: 2 - Average
Art: 3 - Good


  1. Agreed 100%, but we seem to be in the minority…

  2. Yeah, I agree. I really wanted to like this because I’m a huge Joe Mad fan. Err, I WAS a huge Joe Mad fan when I was a kid. But this issue was just as bad as the Ultimates 3 stuff he did a few years ago. The story felt like a 12-year-old wrote it. It was pointless. It wasn’t fun. And the art had all of the excess of the early Image-style with none of the fun. I miss Joe’s old style circa ’96. Everything he’s done in the last decade or so seems so given to excess.

    More than anything I would compare this to Ultimates 3. People hated that series a few years ago, but now they love this one. Go figure.

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