Amazing Spider-Man #12

Writer: Zeb Wells Artist: John Romita Jr. Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 26, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 25
8.0Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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GLIDER VS. GLIDER, BOMB VS. BOMB, GOBLIN VS. SPIDER?! Spidey's new costume is going to be tested in a horrifying crucible. If you thought the Tombstone and Vulture fights were rough, YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET!!!
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  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Oct 26, 2022

    Hobgoblin fans rejoice, Amazing Spider-Man #12 has the entire package of action, intrigue, and compelling twists. The identity of Hobgoblin has always been a part of the character, and Wells has somehow found a new way of exploring it while exciting and surprising fans. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Oct 26, 2022

    John Romita Jr delivers visually on all of the action in the issue. There are some truly thrilling moments brought out and the emotion in many of the scenes is beautifully illustrated. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Oct 26, 2022

    The Amazing Spider-Man #12 develops the newest Hobgoblin mystery in a deeply satisfying fashion that suggests Hobby may be prepared to re-enter Marvel's A-list in the not too distant future one can hope. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Oct 26, 2022

    Amazing Spider-Man #12 is a solid issue focusing on the emergence of a new Hobgoblin that may or may not be a new Hobgoblin. The personal character moments are very good, and the Spidey action is excellent. Read Full Review

  • 5.6
    Comic Watch - Dustin Gebel Oct 27, 2022

    The Amazing Spider-Man #12 halts the strong momentum it got going with its last issue, delivering another middling issue that feels like a hollow entry into the characters history. Its a shame that a book written by Zeb Wells feels lifeless, as the writer is a talented creator with plenty of talent for writing emotionally resonating and gut-splitting funny comics, as Hellions makes abundantly clear. But whether it's the burden that comes with writing Marvels cash cow, or the cropped scheduling for the character and the necessary tie-ins, it's clear that something is holding this book back. Pairing that amazing writer with Romita Jr, Hanna, and Menyz, who are providing some of the best Spider-Man art of recent years is extra salt in the wounds, and it's a bitter reminder of what could be. Read Full Review

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