It's so nice to see an event that is humming along and not making you feel like you're wasting your money. Spider-Island has been really good and in this issue it takes a turn for the more ominous. The final few issues should be a lot of fun. Read Full Review
This issue shares a lot of the same scenes from Venom #7, also released this week, and it helps to build a solid connective tissue that binds together the main series and the tie-ins in a meaningful way. With all the attention given to different crises around New York, one might expect for the issue to read like a scattered jumble, but Slott has masterfully bound it together into a cohesive narrative. All of his careful planning allows for a climax that provides Jameson with a powerful character moment that has been brewing throughout Slott's entire run on this title, and the pay-off was worth the wait. Read Full Review
The writers have done a great job at keeping an exciting and interesting pace as every book is a must read in this event. There was less color in this issue then the previous parts which is understandable since everyone is starting to look the same. My only gripe is there seems to be little to no concern from people who have not changed yet. I mean wouldn't you be afraid if you saw everyone you know going through a horrible transformation and say “Damn, what if that happens to me?” Read Full Review
It's kind of pessimistic to say that Spider Island's tie-ins have been better than its main series, but it's true. The viewpoint has jumped around so much that I've had a hard time caring over any one person's story. Peter hasn't exactly done much in the last two issues besides react to spider mutations: isn't he supposed to be the main character? Read Full Review
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