Amazing Spider-Man #639

Amazing Spider-Man #639

Writer: Joe Quesada Artist: Paolo Rivera Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 4, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The questions have been haunting readers throughout Spider-Man’s Brand New Day and now the answers are here in four double-sized issues! What really happened at the wedding of Spider-Man and Mary Jane? What does Mary Jane know about Spider-Man today? How did ONE MORE DAY affect the Marvel U? Joe Quesada and Paolo Rivera are here to pull back the curtain and fill in every blank…but the answers may come at a cost to all that Peter Parker loves. This 4-part arc will hold answers, resolutions, and set up the course of Spider-Man's life for years to come… …and all will be revealed with a whisper. And in Part 2, it's Mary Jane's turn to come clean. What secrets has she been keeping? And who REALLY saved Aunt May? You may think you know the answer, but you're about to find out the truth! Rated A …$3.99

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - inferiorego Aug 4, 2010

    Surprisingly enough, this has been a great storyline so far. As much as I don't like to see whole issues of people working out relationship problems because I'd rather see heroes fighting villains, this issue works. For me, it's more than just a great story, with the added bonus of some fantastic looking artwork. I'd highly recommend this issue to anyone that's ever been a Spider-Fan. To everyone else, pick up issue 638 AND 639 to see what I'm talking about. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Adam Chapman Aug 5, 2010

    I'm definitely interested in seeing what happens next in this story, especially given the last few pages here, and the questions that they raise. The artwork is beautiful as well, so that's yet another thing to look forward to here in the next installment. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Aug 4, 2010

    So far, "One Moment in Time" has surpassed expectations with Quesada sticking to strong character work and Rivera's gorgeous pages. The explanation for Mary Jane and Peter never marrying but remaining a couple is a serviceable one and plays rather well thanks to the raw emotion on the page. It should be interesting to see how the next two issues explain the events surrounding "One More Day." Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 4, 2010

    In terms of visuals, this issue is also an improvement on Paolo Rivera's end. Rivera's work is allowed more freedom and room to breathe now that it doesn't have to share page space with Paul Ryan's panels. Rivera is given some very emotional scenes to work with, and he captures that emotion well. Quesada's framing art, on the other hand, still suffers from overly soft and extremely inconsistent character renderings. Ultimately, this arc succeeds as OMD damage control, but not quite so much as a simple, engaging story. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean Stell Aug 4, 2010

    I don't like the general premise of this story-arc and think it is unnecessary, but I do think I understand where they are going and it opens some interesting possibilities. Read Full Review

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