The Spider #2

The Spider #2

Writer: David Liss Artist: Colton Worley Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: June 6, 2012 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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The battle is on as the all-new Spider, re-launched into the 21st century, takes on the murderous and beautiful Anput! A demonic gas turns ordinary citizens into mindless Zombies, and the Spider must play a losing game against a ticking clock in a desperate attempt to save lives. But will the Spider's technology, allies and determination be enough against Anput's ruthless quest for revenge? The pulp tradition is back, with nonstop action, hard choices and devastating sacrifices.

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Mat 'Inferiorego' Elfring Jun 6, 2012

    I'm loving this series. Everything about it is just so awesome. Writer David Liss and artist Colton Worley are fantastic on this book. It's darks, gritty, and amazing. I loved how Wolrey sets up each page. His composition is great. Liss does a great job at keeping the reader up-to-date on the world the Spider lives in through some internal monologue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geekality - Josh Pierce Jun 5, 2012

    If you like reading vigilante comics but you want that old school feel that you miss from the old Batman comics/cartoons read The Spider it will make you feel nostalgic even though the character isn't, at least to most of us. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Jun 13, 2012

    While the script is accessible, the plot is hectic. It's surprising how quickly the Spider comes face to face with his enemy in this issue, and it's not as though her crusade against corruption was built up all that much in the first issue. The confrontation stems from convenience in the plotting, not any kind of organic encounter. I think it would've been fun to see more investigation and more of Anput's plotting. Furthermore, the zombie shtick feels tacked on and inconsistent with the villain's other methods. I really didn't care for his over-the-top methods here either. It's one thing to gun down potential killers and rapists, but to blow the fingers off a guy's hand to get him to flee for his life seems... gratuitously dickish. Read Full Review

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