Amazing Spider-Man #17.1

Amazing Spider-Man #17.1

Writer: Gerry Conway Artist: Carlo Barberi Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 22, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 9
7.2Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

• WHO HEEDS THE HAMMERHEAD?! Not Spidey, apparently.
•  The criminal underworld of New York City is on fire and Spidey and the Wraith hope to contain it. Tough luck, you two.
Rated T+

  • 8.3
    IGN - Tres Dean Apr 23, 2015

    Going back down to a street-level crime story is a great take, and the creative team handles it very well. Spider-Man fans won't want to miss Spiral this week. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Nerds Unchained - Jeremy Radick Apr 23, 2015

    Still, while this probably won't be on anyone's top ten Spider-Man stories ever, its confident well-executed story is a ton of fun to read, and I'll be excited to get my mitts on part three. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Dan Gvozden Apr 23, 2015

    Gerry Conway's grasp of Spider-Man's voice is nearly unparalleled but Amazing Spider-Man #17.1 is confused about its protagonist and has been paired with artwork completely discordant with its themes and atmosphere. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Danny Wall Apr 24, 2015

    An intriguing look at one of Spider-Man's spin-off characters, the Wraith, but although we get to see her argue with her boss and with Spider-Man, we don't really know much about her. Nor do we really know much about the stakes of the supposed gang war that's happening between the villains. It's all fine, and it's worth a character study, but we'll need a lot more if we are to rise above some fairly typical tropes of the genre and of Spider-Man's general milieu. The "plus" in the grade is for allowing me to info-bomb some ethics. Enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Big Brother Apr 23, 2015

    Impressively plotted and written. Spidey's dialogue feels "right", and Watanabe remains a compelling character. At this point, it's better than the main series. Looking forward to the next issue.

  • 8.5
    Supes' soups Apr 23, 2015

    Spider-Man's side story adventure is turning out to be more fun than Slott's Parker Industry/Ghost plot, although I find the main story more humorous at times. The criminal underground provides a more compelling story. Plus I find it funny that a kid wearing a bright colored suit is fighting crime gangs unlike a certain brooding counterpart who wears a dark colored costume, growls at his enemies, and has a fetish for small flying nocturnal mammals. Fun read, but Wraith needs to lighten up. What a b!tch.

  • 8.5
    The Villain Sep 30, 2016

    This team up between Spider-Man and Wraith is a lot stronger than the first issue. Spider-Man is really well written and feels like the classic character that we all know. The villain still isn't quite there for me but the overall story really works. I'm interested to see how this will end.

  • 8.0
    Al B. Harper Apr 26, 2015

    Fun read. After all these years Conway still has Parker's voice down pat. At this point these 'point issues' are better than the main series.

  • 8.0
    Juanpk26 Apr 23, 2015

  • 8.0
    Jason The Dude Apr 24, 2015

  • 8.0
    mrDovydas Apr 29, 2015

  • 7.5
    Ryus Apr 24, 2015

  • 7.5
    TheFallenKing13 May 4, 2015

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