Amazing Spider-Man #70

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Federico Vicentini Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 7, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 58
7.8Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

The Sinister War turns Spidey's life upside-down, but the fact that KING'S RANSOM and CHAMELEON CONSPIRACY already did that, might give you an idea of how hard this is going to be for Peter Parker.
Rated T+

  • 8.5
    Comic Watch - B. Radtz Jul 7, 2021

    Its a slow start to the end of an era. Nick Spencer spends the issue putting so many pieces into play into the upcoming Sinister War, that the chessboard is full on every square. Unfortunately theres too much set up here, and while we know that the odds are going to be huge, you dont get the sense of that from reading the issue. Hopefully Spencer can pull this off, because itd be a huge disappointment to see this impressive run end on a whimper. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 7, 2021

    Vicentini delivers some great visuals throughout this issue. While the action to come is only teased at, the tone and style of the art makes me excited to see what Vicentini does when things really start to happen. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jul 7, 2021

    Amazing Spider-Man #70 sets the board forSinister War, continuing to pay off plot points from Nick Spencer's run while setting up a few new ones in the process. Next week beginsSinister War in full, which looks to serve as the grand conclusion to Spencer's three-and-a-half-year run on the title. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Jul 7, 2021

    In Amazing Spider-Man #70, this volume's whole story shapes toward a villain-centric conclusion that seems likely to tie a neat bow on Nick Spencer's run. The action-oriented art is at odds with its focus on "big picture" plotting, but an excellent dose of ensemble characterization (giving the villains plenty of love) ensures that this stage-setting issue is still a satisfying read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Megan Peters Jul 7, 2021

    The Amazing Spider-Man leads into a new story run with issue #70, and its concise pacing will leave readers shivering in anticipation for "The Sinister War." Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Jul 9, 2021

    Amazing Spider-Man #70 did its job of setting the stage for the upcoming Sinister War. All the players are all given just enough time to build excitement for the latest Spider-Man event that we are about to get. Now that the scope of Sinister War is set-up hopefully Spencer's final big Spider-Man event can live up to the 70+ issues of development. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - ozwoods Jul 7, 2021

    Amazing Spider-Man #70 is exactly what is says on the cover " a prelude to the Sinister War. It's all setup establishing the major players and storylines being explored in the event. It's got the Sinister Six on full display, but it also sets up so many others that it feels like Sinister War could be overcrowded with characters. Not to mention, the comic tries to expand on a key mystery surrounding Kindred, though not the one people might think, that makes things more confusing for the character. Sinister War is looking to be fun and chaotic and hopefully it delivers on being an enjoyable story. Read Full Review

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