Amazing Spider-Man Presents American Son #1

Amazing Spider-Man Presents American Son #1

Writer: Brian Reed Artist: Phillipe Briones Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 19, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
5.6Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

IN THE AFTERMATH OF SIEGE, AN OSBORN FALLS. Where does Norman Osborns fall leave his son, Harry? In the wake of the Siege of Asgard and the dawn of a new Age of Heroes, the world finally knows what his father is but what is Harry himself? And who has taken on the American Son armor? And what does GABRIEL STACEY have to do with it?! Brian Reed (MS. MARVEL) and Philip Briones (IRON MAN VS. WHIPLASH) have the answers in the story of a true AMERICAN SON. Rated T $3.99

  • 7.2
    IGN - Tim Lenaghan May 19, 2010

    While I found this issue to be an enjoyable read, to fully appreciate it requires a large knowledge of Osborn family history. That may discourage new readers from picking up subsequent chapters. I've been waiting for someone to utilize Harry in a meaningful way since his OMD resurrection and looks like this series may pick up right where Joe Kelly's "American Son" left off. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt May 24, 2010

    It's an odd side-effect of the increased emphasis on the character's solo title that this story would probably have had a better chance if it were just another arc on "Amazing," rather than a spin-off. It isn't horrible, but it is unremarkable. Nothing about the title or concept feels compelling enough to grab reader interest, whereas an in-built audience would have been satisfied, if not blown away. To that end, if you can still make room for yet another Spider-Man book in your life, it ticks the boxes -- but I'd expect three times a month is more than enough for most. Read Full Review

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