Marvelous Adventures of Gus Beezer & Spider-Man #1

Writer: Gail Simone Artist: Gurihiru Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 7, 2004

    This one-shot wasn't enough to convince me the track down the original one-shots, but I'm glad that I gave it a look as Gail Simone puts on a pretty convincing display of her ability to deliver an all-ages title that manages to appeal to the older comic fans, as I'm sure most fans will recognize elements of themselves in Gus Beezer. In fact if nothing else the comic that runs on the bottom third of the issue manages to perfectly captured spirit of the comics that I put out when I was a child, as one has to love the fact that the comics are delivered on ruled paper, and that occasionally there are little bits of text to describe a scene that might not be clearly understood (e.g. the dog is shivering). The book also does a pretty fair job of merging its comic book action with the reality of Guz Beezer's world, as one has to love the scene where the Lizard starts calling for his mom. I also rather enjoy the notion that Guz Beezer is Peter's cousin, though I'm not about to attempt to figu Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Jan 9, 2004

    It really is a wonderful book, and unfortunate that Simone will not be doing many of these in the future. Read Full Review

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