Spider-Man 2099 #1

Spider-Man 2099 #1

Writer: Peter David Artist: Will Sliney Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 14, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 9
7.6Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

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With a job at PARKER INDUSTRIES, a stable relationship, and uncertain of what impact his actions will have on the future, Miguel O'Hara has decided that it's time to hang up the webs and retire from being Spider-Man. But when a dangerous new threat appears and puts his new life in jeopardy, he's got no choice but to don some new threads and tackle the problem the only way he knows how: head on! By the webslinging wonders Peter David and Will Sliney (you know 'em, you love 'em.) this is one EXPLOSIVE Spider-Title you won't want to miss.
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  • 10
    Comicsverse - Jacob Atom Reilly Oct 17, 2015

    SIDE NOTE: Miguel's new suithas yet to be seen, but Peterdid offer to upgrade his threads, but the recently “retired” hero turned him down. Miguel suggested he “give it to Miles [Morales]),” which is an understandable reaction from a guywho feels like he's not needed. However, after the events of this issue, we'll no doubt we seeing it very,very soon. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Heroes Direct - Eammon Jacobs Jul 13, 2016

    It's a story that whilst is light of superhero antics, is brilliant on character development. It just shows that you can write a brilliant superhero story without having the characters suit up every five seconds. Don't miss out on Miguel O'Hara in Spider-Man 2099#1. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Kyle Chrise Oct 20, 2015

    Spider-Man 2099 #1 makes all the right moves for a series opener. A well-defined lead character, fast-paced and smart world building, and stakes that matter on a number of levels. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Justin Wright Oct 17, 2015

    William Sliney is finally starting to get a hold out how to draw Miguel in action. He will still probably never fill the shoes of Rick Leonardi (variant cover above) though. In my opinion, his style for the character and ability to successfully express a full range of facial emotions is superb. The backgrounds look especially nice, and each change in setting starts after a page turn, which allows for a smooth flow of the story. All in all though, I liked it quite a bit. I will definitely be picking up the next issue. Then again, that wasn't really in question. till next time, happy reading! Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Oct 16, 2015

    The sin of our title hero not wearing the costume adorning the cover isn't the worst thing you'll see in comics this week. This issue establishes the status quo of the hero, his personality, his goals and a villain with some devilish intentions. Check this out to get started on another David/Sliney ride! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Nerds Unchained - Jeremy Radick Oct 15, 2015

    Spider-Man 2099 #1 may not reinvent the wheel, but for fans it'll be an enjoyable new era for the character, while new readers won't be confused and should be able to jump on board with no confusion. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Oct 19, 2015

    The basic premise of Spider-Man 2099, in which the hero must fix the future and return home, is a tried-and-true formula that remains compelling. David's final pages may have been telegraphed earlier in the issue, but nevertheless offer the impact and impetus Miguel needs to go forward into a intriguing arc. However, the technical skill and superficial enjoyment aside, it still leaves the book with the self-identified problem of being yet another spider on a familiar web, and this setting can only last for so long. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Oct 15, 2015

    The finale sets up a dynamic second issue, but this first issue lacks the pizzazz a debut needs to grab readers' attention and lock it in. "Spider-Man 2099" #1 gives the futuristic wallcrawler a vague threat to face down, a clichd entry point into a new life and an uninspiring introduction. This feels less like a #1 and more in line with something you'd see for a #0 or an anthology appearance. David and Sliney have their work cut out for them to hook readers in the second issue, but second impressions don't usually carry the same weight. Read Full Review

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