Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #300

Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Adam Kubert Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 28, 2018 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 20
6.0Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

An oversized anniversary epic, told the only way your pre-eminent pals in the Spidey-Office know how - in the Mighty Marvel Manner! For weeks, the Tinkerer has been launching a campaign against his do-gooder brother, the Mason, and Spidey's nearly met his maker more than once trying to stop their sibling rivalry! With a little help from a tech-heavy team of Marvel heroes, Spider-Man takes the fight directly to Tinkerer! But Tinkerer's got tech of his own...and it's out of this world!
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  • 9.3
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 28, 2018

    I like how exciting and fun this issue was to read. It's classic comic book storytelling and it works. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Feb 28, 2018

    A great issue that commemorates the series' tricentennial. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Feb 28, 2018

    Even as the line faces a shakeup, it's obvious that Spider-Man is still in very good hands. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    Graphic Policy - Mr. H Feb 28, 2018

    There was much to like about this book but it gets weighed down by the meh. Art wise it was great where the story was just kind of wrapped to get you to the next one. There is a decent and cute Spidey and Black Cat short story as a backup but nothing of large note. As with many milestone issues, this book comes with array of variant and special covers that rate from okay to stunning and those are always cool even if they are gimmicky. I dipped my toe in for this one but hard to say if I will be back next month. Guess we will just have to wait and see. Till next time True Readers! Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Feb 28, 2018

    Spectacular Spider-Man #300 isn't a bad read. It has enough fun parts to ward of the boredom that can come from the exposition. The fact that it doesn't even conclude its story is insulting and could justifiably kill it for your average reader. However, given the current state of Amazing Spider-Man, not bad is in short supply for the Web-Slinger. This is far form a must-buy, especially at $4.99, but I can recommend it to anyone looking for a decent Spider-Man read. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Multiversity Comics - Reed Hinckley-Barnes Mar 2, 2018

    Man #300 is a disappointing anniversary issue, missing a lot of what has made the book work in this run. Read Full Review

  • 4.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Feb 28, 2018

    Spectacular Spider-Man #300 is far from the anniversary special this hero deserves. This issue embodies too many of the recurring flaws with this run, as it focuses on building empty spectacle rather than telling the earnest, character-driven stories Chip Zdarsky does so well. The excellent backup tale only highlights how big a miss the main story is. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Mar 3, 2018

    Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #300 has so many problems that it is hard to find things to enjoy. We are beyond the point that the Teresa Parker storyline has outstayed its welcome. Adding in last minute character development for Tinkerer and a new threat in the form of the Vedomi did nothing to help Chip Zdarsky story. Now to see it extended by using time travel it is extremely hard to recommend Spectacular Spider-Man to anyone. The faster this storyline is ended the better it will be for everyone involved. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    The Beat - Alexander Jones Feb 28, 2018

    Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #300 offers a mildly amusing story but doesn't bring the substance Marvel readers are looking for. Read Full Review

  • 3.5
    Weird Science - Branden Murray Mar 5, 2018

    Spectacular Spider-Man continues to miss the mark continuing a story involving the Tinkerer for about 8 issues to long. The title is crowded with guest stars who never go away and what I thought was supposed to be a more grounded Spider-Man title has turned into Aliens taking over the world … I'm out until a creative change. Read Full Review

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