Spider-Man/Wolverine #1

Writer: Brett Matthews Artist: Vatche Mavlian Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 1, 2003

    I'll admit a large part of my displeasure with this issue stems from the fact that Nick Fury is cast into the role of a heartless bastard who actively strong-arms Spider-Man into going on this mission. I realize that it's currently in vogue to present government agents as ruthless creatures but I can't say I appreciated this portrayal of Nick Fury in such a negative light. Now perhaps Spider-Man is simply embellishing his narrative, as the villain probably wanted to hear that Nick Fury is a complete tool, but if this is the case then it would've been nice to get some sign that Peter was pulling a fast one. As for the mission itself it's a pretty standard affair as Spider-Man is sent in to rescue a captured Wolverine. However. the story doesn't really explain why Spider-Man was picked for this mission, as S.H.I.E.L.D. has literally thousands of agents who could pull off this rescue, and since Spider-Man isn't exactly keeping his mouth shut about the involvement of S.H.I.E.L.D. it's a bi Read Full Review

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