Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect #1 (Fly)

Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect #1 (Fly)

Writer: Robbie Thompson Artist: Todd Nauck Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 2, 2016 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
4.9Critic Rating
4.8User Rating

Spider-Man and Silk aren't necessarily pals right now, but they've got no choice but to work together when they accidentally travel back in time to just BEFORE they got their spider-powers! Now, they have to get along while stopping a threat to the timeline...WITHOUT accidentally wiping out their own powers! Writer Robbie Thompson (Silk, Venom: Spaceknight) teams with artist Todd Nauck (Nightcrawler, Amazing Spider-Man) to bring us a tale of Amazing Anachronistic Arachnids! Collecting the first two chapters of the Infinite Comic series.

  • 6.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 3, 2016

    The main disappointment with this first issue is that the series doesn't exploit the Peter/Cindy dynamic to very good effect. There's little to their interaction beyond Peter's excessive wisecracking and Cindy's exasperated responses. There's a lot of untapped potential there that hopefully Thompson will address in future installments. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Superior Spider-Talk - Tony Goodwyn Feb 14, 2016

    With an execution every bit as uninspired as its setup, The Spider (Fly) Effect starts off with a shoehorned, ridiculous plot and unsatisfying characterization. It makes me feel like this story will be an obligatory slog. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jim Johnson Mar 3, 2016

    Sadly, the highlight of the issue is W. Scott Forbes' cleanly delineated cover, which refreshingly puts Silk in the forefront despite Spidey's top billing. Thompson does provide a fun (if expected) cliffhanger at the other end of the issue, which gives the future of this miniseries some hope. As it stands now, though, "Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect" #1 isn't really worth the read. Read Full Review

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