Amazing Spider-Man #84

Writer: Cody Ziglar Artist: Paco Medina Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 5, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 35
8.1Critic Rating
7.3User Rating

• The events of ASM #80.BEY have set Doctor Octopus on a collision course with the Beyond Corporation and their Spider-Hero in residence.
•  Ben Reilly isn't the only one with new tricks up his sleeve, or, in Ock's case, MANY sleeves.

  • 9.3
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Jan 5, 2022

    I'm so sick and tired of telling you just how great this book is. BUY it!! READ it! Then read it again, because every issue in the Beyond Era is worth multiple reads. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Jan 5, 2022

    The Beyond Corp era of Spider-Man continues to be a delightful juggling of Ben Reilly's personal life, supervillain intrigue, and the continued reveal of what Beyond Corp is really up to. If you've been itching for more Doc Ock, The Amazing Spider-Man #84 delivers him as the main course and he's written and drawn expertly well. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Tony Thornley Jan 10, 2022

    Otto Octavius makes a splashy return in one of the best issues of the Beyond era to date. The writing is sharp and the art nails Doc Ock, though Spidey is a bit stiff. All-in-all though, it's a winner! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - StoryBabbler Jan 5, 2022

    Amazing Spider-Man #84 delivers a solid comic book as Ben Reilly comes face-to-face with Doctor Octopus. The writer nails down the pacing, dialogue, and characterization of both main characters, while the art team make the comic book look good and dynamic from start to finish. On top of that, this comic actually moves the Beyond storyline forward a bit, and hopefully we get more in the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jan 5, 2022

    Medina delivers some beautiful visuals throughout the issue. There are some stunning character shots and the action looks fantastic. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jan 8, 2022

    Really fun, really enjoyable issue of this Beyond Corporation storyline, mixing classic villain goodness with some plain fun Spider-Man action. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Jan 7, 2022

    Amazing Spider-Man #84 was a solid chapter in the Beyond direction. Cody Ziglar and Paco Medina did a great job with how they wrote and drew, respectively, Doctor Otto Octavius. This portrayal made Doc Ock instantly one of the most interesting characters in the Beyond era. How Ben Reilly's Spider-Man and the Beyond Corporation respond to Doc Ock's actions in this issue will be very interesting to see play out. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Chase Magnett Jan 5, 2022

    If asked what happens in these pages, it's difficult to say more than, "Doc Ock returns." That may be enough to provide some style points, but it doesn't make a $3.99 comic seem any more satisfying upon reflection. Read Full Review

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