Spectacular Spider-Man #13

Writer: Paul Jenkins Artist: Damion Scott Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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As Curt Connors' self-destructive behavior escalates, Spidey must try to corral his out-of-control friend. But the Lizard may force the wall-crawler to kill, rather than cure!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 28, 2004

    The big idea that this issue introduces into Spider-Man's corner of the Marvel Universe is that the Lizard was all an act, and that when Curt Conners changed into the Lizard he was in full control of his actions. Now since none of the writers working with the character in the past ever had this idea in mind when they were using the Lizard as their big, bad villain, Paul Jenkins has a bit of an uphill battle when it comes to convincing me on this idea, and to tell the truth he doesn't really do a good job of it as almost all the questions that I had remain on the table. Still I will give the book credit for at least attempting to do something interesting with a villain that has never really grabbed my attention, and I must confess I'm looking forward to his next appearance, which is always a good sign. The issue also does a pretty good job of spelling out the tensions that have sprung into existence between Peter and Curt Conners, as it's nice to see there are some times when Peter's ev Read Full Review

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