Dark Reign: Sinister Spider-Man #1

Dark Reign: Sinister Spider-Man #1

Writer: Brian Reed Artist: Chris Bachalo Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 24, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 9.6
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Kyle Posluszny Jun 30, 2009

    Sinister Spider-Man #1 is awesomeIF you are the type of person that can get into what it offers. I expected good, what I got was great. While I certainly can't recommend it to everyone, I can still give it the grade I feelit deserves Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Jun 23, 2009

    Those people who don't appreciate Bachalo's exaggerated angular style will probably find little to win them over here, but for everybody else this is a great-looking book that tells an intriguing story, plunging the love-to-hate anti-hero that is Venom into the sandbox of the current status quo of Amazing Spider-Man, with entertaining results. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    IGN - Daniel Crown Jun 24, 2009

    Ultimately, Dark Reign: Sinister Spider-Man packs in just enough fun enough to surprise even the most skeptical of event-weary readers. It certainly isn't landmark in any way, but it does entertain in an offbeat sort of sense, providing a standout outing that should garner Brian Reed a considerable look from Marvel as they fill out their title rosters for the rest of the year. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Jun 29, 2009

    Although an enjoyable issue, I'm not fully sold on the direction of the series itself. There is a cliffhanger that truly screams for resolution, but the second plot about villains and a new "Redeemer" character leaves me cold. It's a mixed bag, but ultimately should be worth another look in the future. Read Full Review

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