Amazing Spider-Man #636

Amazing Spider-Man #636

Writer: Joe Kelly, JM DeMatteis, Stan Lee Artist: Michael Lark Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 7, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 1
6.2Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

GRIM HUNT PART 3 All has not gone according to plan for the Kraven family. But that does not mean they are through with the Spider-powered characters. Who will survive the GRIM HUNT.

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - inferiorego Jul 8, 2010

    This book really surprises me. I may not have liked part 2 of this story, but this issue completely surprised me. There's a lot of elements that, traditionally, I hate to see in books or films, but this issue proved to me that I don't have to hate the elements themselves, but merely the people writing it. This issue did a lot of things write in my opinion, and once again, even though I've never really liked Spider-Man, this book is continuously one of the best books at Marvel. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Dan Phillips Jul 8, 2010

    Sadly, the issue marks a disturbing trend in these mini Spider-Man events this title has tackled over the past year: an inability on Marvel's part to tell an entire story with just one artist. In this case, not only does Marco Chechetto step into spell Michael Lark and Stefano Gaudiano for 18 of the lead feature's 22 pages, but Zeb Wells also helps Joe Kelly out on the script. Luckily, Checchetto's style isn't too much of a departure from the regular team's, and it's impossible to distinguish Well's voice from Kelly's. Still, the art shift is annoying nonetheless. Once again, though, the back-ups from the likes of DeMatties, Max Fiumara, Stan Lee and Marcos Martin help make up for the story's few flaws. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Comic Book Bin - Herv St-Louis Jul 11, 2010

    Spider-mans death has revived Kraven the hunter. The balance of life is in disorder and Kraven does not want to live, unlike what his wife and family wishes. Whats at stake now that Spider-man is dead. Or is he really dead? I didnt like the bad sleight of the hand trick used here. We never saw when Spider-man and Cain switched places. The Chameleon was following them the entire time. How can that be explained? The only thing Im happy regarding this issue, is the death of Cain. I didnt like the character and didnt know why he was brought back in the first place. The artwork is good and the shots of the impaled Spider-man are deadly creepy. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Jul 9, 2010

    Still a solid story, but some miscues really dulled my enjoyment of this one compared to the previous two parts. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean Stell Jul 12, 2010

    Not terrible, but a bit of a let-down from the last few issues. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    cxPulp - B. Schatz Jul 9, 2010

    Now, the visual aspect of the comic well, it was pretty fantastic. Deadlines once again seemed to grind their way into the gears, with this issue shipping a couple weeks later than planned with a new artist (Checchetto) taking on the lions share of the art duties but the story does not suffer as a result. The deadpan tone maintains, and the storys movement continues apace, solid work done to maintain the look of all characters involved without any tonal whiplash when the original art team returns for the last couple of beats. As the proceedings wind down, I cant help but hope that the next story arc for the book (the pre-emptively infamous One Moment in Time) injects a bit of fun into the proceedings because if they expect me to take the follow-up to Spideys love deal with fake-satan seriously, theyve got another thing coming. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jul 11, 2010

    The highlight of the "Grim Hunt" story -- the true fight between Spider-Man and Kraven -- is still to come, and, hopefully, will outshine this weak issue. Read Full Review

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