Spider-Gwen #3

Spider-Gwen #3

Writer: Jason Latour Artist: Robbi Rodriguez Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 1, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 15 User Reviews: 13
8.4Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

• Police Lieutenant Frank Castle is not a man to be trifled with.
•  His new assignment? GET SPIDER-GWEN. 'Nuff said.
Rated T+

  • 10
    Unleash The Fanboy - Eric Bridges Apr 2, 2015

    Spider-Gwen #3is quick, fun, and full of feels. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Moargeek - Anthony Deaver Apr 3, 2015

    Another excellent issue from the creative team, though I can't wait to see their takes on other iconic villains. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Oscar Maltby Apr 2, 2015

    Action-packed from end to end, Spider-Gwen #3 is easily the most thrilling issue yet, and that's without mentioning the poignant and heartbreaking climax. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Tony Goodwyn Apr 2, 2015

    A good narrative tightens and the artwork rises to support it magnificently as the action ramps up, making Spider-Gwen #3 a satisfying read for any Spider-fan. The creative team here continues to dazzle, and will hopefully remain on board for some time. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Multiversity Comics - Jess Camacho Apr 3, 2015

    "Spider-Gwen" #3 is an issue that retreads old ground but in a new way. It's the best issue so far and it's indicative of this creative team really hitting its stride. Let's hope "Secret Wars" doesn't undo this. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Geeked Out Nation - Ian Yoxon Apr 3, 2015

    All in all Spider-Gwen #3 was a good read. The art and colours were great and had scenes that readers will remember for a while. The future of this series is bright and I can't wait to see what comes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero Apr 1, 2015

    SPIDER-GWEN continues to carve out it's little place in its own comic universe. While there are some similarities to the world and problems young Spider-Man dealt with, there's still plenty to keep everything feeling fresh. Jason LaTour is setting up a great set of problems for Gwen and Robbi Rodriguez's art and Rico Renzi's colors give the book the perfect shine. If you haven't been reading SPIDER-GWEN, you need to fix that to discover why everyone has fallen in love with her. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Apr 2, 2015

    As much fun as I've had with Spider-Gwen so far, I'm definitely hope that it's about to clearly define itself and where it wants to go. Inhabiting its own world and working from there gives it a lot of freedom, but I'm also fearful of what Secret Wars will potentially do to reorganize the series in some way before it can really find itself. This installment provides for some good stuff with Gwen in regards to the stands she wants to take and it makes her a compelling character because there's no whining about it, but rather just an insistence that this is the right thing to do. We see some good material for her here, but it's made convoluted by Toome's activity – a character who is not compelling at all – and the uncertainty of what Castle represents both in terms of character and action. The book is finding its way to be sure as it deals with having pieces revealed elsewhere and not introducing it slowly and steadily here. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Forces Of Geek - Atlee Greene Apr 2, 2015

    I like where this series is heading because of all the dynamics that have been established with the first three issues. Gwen is a character that you couldn't hate, even if you tried which is the glue that holds everything together. At this rate, this could be a front runner for the year's best ongoing series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Mike McPhillips Apr 3, 2015

    Latour hit his groove in the very first issue and continues to deliver plot and dialogue without any hiccups. Rodriguez’s excellent line work and Renzi’s vibrant pinks, purples, and greens are reminiscent of Snyder & Capullo's Batman in the best possible way. The art and writing work together to pull you in and effortlessly lead you from panel to panel. From start to finish, it’s fresh, engaging, and an overall blast to read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Booked - Magen Cubed Apr 3, 2015

    As ever, colorist Rico Renzi really sells these scenes through his bold neon palette choices. High contrast punches of green and pink play against the murky tones of the background spaces and foreground characters, making for a visually engaging read. The stylized, graffiti-like sound effects provided by letterer Clayton Cowles adds another layer of color and texture to these sequences, calling back to the repeated use of graffiti in previous issues. Together, these elements work in concert to create the most exciting issue of the series so far. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Marykate Jasper Apr 6, 2015

    Apart from that misstep, "Spider-Gwen" lives up the hype. It's a gorgeously designed and drawn book with an effortlessly likable protagonist and an alternate Earth that rises above gimmick. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Apr 6, 2015

    All in all, Spider-Gwen is a strong showing that seems to have an effortless, singular creative voice, thanks to the edgy artwork of Rodriguez and Renzi and the truly insightful scripting by Latour. Gwen Stacy is a teenage hero for the overclocked, overconnected, overthinking and overfeeling demographic of the 21st century, and she embodies all the qualities that a teen today might. Showcasing an impressive amount of range for both the character and the creative team, the third time definitely proves to be the charm for Spider-Gwen. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBuzz - ChrisG Apr 10, 2015

    Spider-Gwen feels like it's halfway through a long running series than a fledging book. The creative team don't hold back with this issue. Next up? Spider-Gwen-Man! Yep. I don't know what that means either but looking forward to finding out. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    IGN - Tres Dean Apr 2, 2015

    Overall though, Spider-Gwen remains a very good book that deserves every bit of praise it's been receiving. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Supes' soups Apr 3, 2015

    Another solid read. Nothing incredibly ground-breaking this issue but Gwen is a really fun character, although the Vulture still seems like an oddball choice for one of the villains in this first arc. The more I read Spider-Gwen the more it feels akin to Batgirl, except I dunno who would be tougher as a father, Captain Stacy or Commissioner Gordon. That being said, I'm glad there are more female leads in comics these days and that they are actually well-developed characters. I found myself enjoying the female Thor comic way more than I thought I would and it looks like Spider-Gwen will be a consistent pull list-er. At the end of this issue we see Gwen return to Peter's room who died in this world of the multiverse so I'm curious to see how this impacts Gwen.

  • 5.0
    AgentPoyo May 5, 2015

    Yeah, I'm out. I was hoping the story would pick up but to me it just lacks substance, it's nothing groundbreaking, new and not quite as interesting as I think it could be.

  • 3.0
    RumBlossom Apr 8, 2015

    I gave this enough of a shot I think. It is so full of angst that it hurts! There are many blank action panels and most of them don't show enough detail for me to appreciate the lack of wording or understand exactly what is happening. I was looking for something funny and interesting along the lines of Spider-man, but I suppose Gwen cannot just get over it so easily yet. But everyone else in the comic is a downer too minus Spider-ham. I have to say this isn't so fun for me and yes, I do look for fun in my comics.

  • 9.0
    paticus89 Apr 2, 2015

  • 8.5
    Juanpk26 Apr 2, 2015

  • 8.5
    Batfan Apr 4, 2015

  • 8.5
    Dyogo26 Apr 4, 2015

  • 8.5
    Aegis May 26, 2015

  • 8.0
    mrDovydas Apr 8, 2015

  • 8.0
    DXO May 31, 2015

  • 8.0
    Haziord Jun 15, 2015

  • 7.5
    eVanDiesel Apr 7, 2015

  • 7.5
    Cyprian Latewood May 14, 2015

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