X-Men/Spider-Man #3

X-Men/Spider-Man #3

Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Mario Alberti Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 14, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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We take you back to the days of grungy 90s as The X-Men and Spider-Man face off against Mr. Sinister and Carnage! But this Spidey isn't Peter Parker--it's Ben Reilly, the Spider-Clone! And Wolverine's claws are made of bone, not adamantium! It's radical...it's extreme...and if we coulda put a chromium cover on it, we would have! Put down your pogs and pick this up if only to feast your eyes on Mario Alberti's art! It'll make you say "Cowabunga, dude!" Rated A …$3.99

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Jan 18, 2009

    Describing it this way makes it sound ridiculous, sure, but it embraces its ridiculousness and blankets it in the luxuriant artistic stylings of Mario Alberti. And for all of the inherent absurdity of the Jim Lee-era X-Men trying their best to be tough and cool, and the clone of Spider-Man not really getting what he's supposed to be getting, Gage doesn't resort to cynical mockery. This is a loving tribute to these characters, maybe not as majestic as "All-Star Superman," but in the same vein. And if anyone is going to be spoken of in the same sentence as Frank Quitely, it should probably be Mario Alberti. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Alex Rodriguez Jan 13, 2009

    All-in-all, this issue just wasn't that good. And unless you really like the art and have already started collecting the series, it's definitely something you can skip from this weeks releases. Read Full Review

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