Weekly Comic Book Review - Rob G.
Oct 7, 2009
A great issue in the ASM torrent. A nice turn of serious story after the light Black Cat arc last week. It's a good time to be a web-head, especially when Web Of Spider-Man launches next week. That will be a sister series and a fill-in for missing details of ASM. I haven't been the biggest fan of Guggehein's previous efforts on ASM (especially Character Assassination) but he is at his, and Spidey's, best on this issue. Read Full Review
Don't give too many of these to Amazing SpiderMan anymore, but I think this twoparter deserves it on the strength of the story and art and the fact it's an instant classic SpiderMan story that I'm sure I'll be rereading in the years to come. Read Full Review
Also, since Norman Osborn was revealed to be the mastermind behind the Clone Saga, will he be making an appearance in this story? What about Gwen Stacy's clone? She's still out there. Will she make an appearance? Looking forward to seeing how this all plays out. Pick it up. Read Full Review
Guggenheim has generally been the strongest writing in the Amazing SpiderMan stable, but there is only so much his good character work can do with this issue's completely uninspired plot. I suppose if you are totally into nostalgia comics and loved the Clone Saga, you might be able to get into this issue and enjoy its very datedlooking art, but for the rest of this us, it's best to pass on this one and buy a delicious burrito instead. It's been a while since we've had a definite Read Full Review