There's a lot to be said for a single-issue story that tells a fun tale with no aspirations of being anything more than an entertaining ride, and this book shows how enjoyable that can be when done well. Whilst the "Brand New Day" issues of Amazing Spider-Man have seen varying levels of success, this is certainly one of the better ones. Read Full Review
Amazing #564 isn't the greatest comic I've ever read, nor is it the most original. But it tells a good enough story and employs a fair gimmick to boost it above a simple rehash of an old concept. The multiple writer concept is something I'd like to see explored more in the future, though. This issue is worth a look even if you sort of hate "Brand New Day." Read Full Review
Looking back, this review sounds a bit negative, but I did not intend it to sound that way. There is certainly nothing majorly wrong with this issue, but it feels like an average read to me. Even Spidey's humor, which is funny, isn't anything that I'll be remembering for a long time. So anyone who regularly reads Spider-Man will probably get this and get some run of the mill entertainment. But to those who choose not to pick this up, you won't be missing out on anything. Read Full Review
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