Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #2

Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #2

Writer: Peter David Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 24, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 3
7.1Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

+ Pull List

• The Scarlet Spider is back and madder than ever!
•  Ben Reilly, after his plan to take over the world was foiled, is trying something new.
•  You won't believe what you read here!
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis May 24, 2017

    I don't know if Peter David is having the most fun he ever has writing this character, but it sure does feel that way. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Comicsverse - Mara Danoff May 24, 2017

    BEN REILLY THE SCARLET SPIDER #2 tries to be filled with the angst of the character, but tends to read as a bit more childish than deep. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Branden Murray May 29, 2017

    So far BenReilly: Scarlet Spider by Peter David has been a slow, intriguing burn, that I'llsee through to the end of the first arc to make my ultimate judgement to keepreading or let go.  The art by Bagley hasbeen awesome so far and is worth checking out. However if Ben/Kane arecharacters you're new to there might be some issues for you with this title. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Superior Spider-Talk - Russ McDonald May 30, 2017

    Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #2 narrows its focus and its characterization to make for a more focused issue than its predecessor. However, if readers are going to stick around, the creative team needs to help them find something worth rooting for. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Blair Marnell May 25, 2017

    Peter David and Mark Bagley are two of the very best at their respective jobs, but this book is simply average. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    The GCRN - Dan Clark May 26, 2017

    Now I will be the first to say that a great writer can make any character work, but it does not happen overnight. Not helping is how many different types of Spider-Man characters have filled the pages of Marvel over the last few years including right now. We have Spider-Man, Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Silk, and the upcoming Spectacular Spider-Man just to name a few. This series is only in issue two and it is already collecting from a well the long lay barren. Read Full Review

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