Superior Foes of Spider-Man #13

Superior Foes of Spider-Man #13

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Steve Lieber Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 9, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 8
8.7Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

• The world's most dangerous villains are up against the world's most dangerous thing - THE TRUTH!
•  The sleeper hit of the year continues, by Spencer, Lieber & Rosenberg!

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - F.D. White Jul 9, 2014

    Regardless, Superior Foes hits the right chords consistently and as loud as possible. It’s hard to make comics better than this. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Mike Dillon Jul 25, 2014

    Superior Foes of Spider-Man #13 leaves little to be said. This series is amongst the best that not only Marvel but all comics has to offer right now and should be an immediate by for anyone vaguely interested. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Rob McMonigal Jul 10, 2014

    This comic's survival remains one of the most "superior" things at Marvel. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Mat 'Inferiorego' Elfring Jul 9, 2014

    SUPERIOR FOES takes the idea of a team book and flips it on its head. It's filled with villains, for all intents and purposes, are utter failures at almost everything they do, without coming off like an episode of the Three Stooges. It's funny and while some folks may have a problem with the fact this book seems like it's becoming a bit more serious, the book is still incredibly strong and easily worth a place on your pull list, as long as you have a sense of humor and don't take your superheroes and villains too seriously. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jul 11, 2014

    "The Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #13, with a comical cover featuring the Foes raiding Spidey's more illustrious foes' weapons and wardrobes, gives readers a chance to see Shocker standing his ground and Boomerang covering his tracks. Spencer and Lieber, like "Daredevil's" Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, but with more of a weird vibe going on, are perfectly matched as collaborators on a series that exceeds expectations all over the place. After all, who in their right mind would think fans would look forward to a series starring Boomerang, the Shocker, Beetle, Speed Demon and Overdrive, let alone that the series would be entering its second year as an ongoing? Luckily for those fans, Spencer and Lieber show no sign of letting up as they continue to bring the outlandish and entertaining to "The Superior Foes of Spider-Man." Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Al B. Harper Jul 14, 2014

    Loved the parts with Shocker and Silvermane. Although this wasn't the series's strongest issue it was still funny and enjoyable.

  • 8.0

    Hands down the funniest book in comics right now, and by far the longest title. Superior Foes is a book about 5 super villains who form a new sinister six gang. Wait, there is only 5 though right? Perfect, then everyone will always be expecting someone else! Our Hero .. wait Anti Hero... our villain leader is Boomerang and he is trying to make the jump from henchman to crime boss. Writer Nick Spencer has been doing a great job creating the best-worst villain team ever. Boomerang and his team have stolen a painting of an unmasked Dr. Doom that the criminal underworld would kill for. This series is packed with more backstabbing and betrayal than an episode of Game of Thrones. This issue our villains are on the run, back to the safe house (a house Boomerang's girlfriend is house- sitting), to hide out after the big job. We also get to see everyone's favorite probation officer; butter-fly-man, Mach VII. It is really difficult for comics to have good comedic timing, because the timing is controlled by the reader. However, this book kills it every time. The art matches the tone of the book very well, by being colorful and fun, but not feeling overly cartoon-y or fake. I always thought books about villains were a bad idea, because they just turn into anti-heroes, but there is another way to do it... just make them totally incompetent and it's hilarious! The first volume of this book came out not to long ago and collects the first 6 issues, and I promise you will laugh your ass off. Unless you don't have a soul ... you do have a soul don't you? Read more reviews at

  • 7.0
    coby Jul 12, 2014

    Coby's Top 5 Comic of the Week

    I thought for sure this book would be cancelled when Peter took his body back from Otto, but I'm really glad it's not. The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #13 isn't as hilarious as some of the other 12 issues (the part from the Preview was probably the funniest bit), but it moved the story forward and was highly entertaining nonetheless. Shocker's interactions with the old man's head were the highlight of the book.

  • 9.5
    Demarcoa Jul 11, 2014

  • 9.5
    Sidney Jul 14, 2014

  • 9.0
    LeandroMDuarte Jul 20, 2014

  • 9.0
    Redeadhood Jul 22, 2014

  • 8.5
    mrDovydas Jul 21, 2014

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