Gwen conducts these interviews as Matteo Lolli and Christian Vecchia turn Spider-Man into a one-man, however young, gravity-defying wrecking crew. Again, the scale of the characters makes Spidey's powers look even more awesome. Lolli and Vecchia present Spidey as somewhat diminutive, and as a result, when he picks up men the size of mini-coopers and uses them as "bowling balls" against their fellow mobsters, you see the promise of super-heroes and super-powers being met. Rather than downplay the hero's abilities, the creative team celebrate the proportionate strength of Spider-Man. Read Full Review
All well and good. But there's one caveat that I have to offer: there's a total of 21 pages of actual story here (not counting the credits page and letters page) for your four bucks. I certainly don't pretend to have an answer to rising costs amid a stagnant economy, but I do know that this model is not sustainable. I'm not actually docking the book in terms of rating for this, but I do think it extremely unlikely that this comic will ever see issue #160, or #100, or anything close to that, if this is the value-for-money equation we're looking at. Read Full Review
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