Amazing Spider-Man #42

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Ryan Ottley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 25, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 26
8.1Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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• Well, knowing what Boomerang is doing sure didn't help.
•  Spidey and Boomerang are in trouble in a VERY BIG WAY.
Rated T

  • 9.1
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Mar 25, 2020

    This issue is a breather. Still important, still very entertaining, still recommended. But, it's slower-paced to get you some calm before the incoming storm. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Mar 25, 2020

    Ryan Ottley's art is fantastic. There are some great panels showcasing the size and power of Gog, but also sequences that feature the creature in the comfort of those who care about him and that contrast is beautifully done. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Megan Peters Mar 25, 2020

    The Amazing Spider-Man steps out with a new issue this week that will leave fans reeling with emotion. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Mar 27, 2020

    Amazing Spider-Man #42 takes a break from the main stories going on in this series to spotlight the rarely seen Gog. To Nick Spencer's credit he does a solid job with getting the reader invested in Gog's backstory. With the direction Spencer took, it was really Ryan Ottley's incredible artwork that elevated Gog's backstory to be as successful as it was. The only thing that hurt the story in Amazing Spider-Man #42 is that it never escaped coming across as filler content. Read Full Review

  • 7.1
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - wolfcypher Mar 26, 2020

    Spider-Man takes a serious step away from the focus here to explore the obscure canon and untold history of one of the most underused faces in the Marvel Universe. Nick Spencer is no stranger to not only playing around with some fantastically under-utilized characters, but he's showing a knack for bringing them into stories that may pull at your emotions. Read Full Review

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