Spider-Island #3

Spider-Island #3

Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Paco Diaz Luque Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 2, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 3
6.9Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

• The madness continues as Venom and his squad of monstrous heroes wage all-out war on the SPIDER-QUEEN.
•  To reclaim a Manhattan completely overrun by the Queen's spider-army, Venom'll need a little help from his friend.
•  Which friend? We'll give you a hint: Thwip!
Rated T

  • 7.2
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Sep 3, 2015

    Unfortunately, the series is rushing to the finish line a bit too quickly, with some of the developments in this issue not receiving the full attention they deserve. It doesn't help that the Spider-Woman backup feature isn't holding up its end as it slides into overwrought melodrama. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Sep 3, 2015

    Christos Gage plays to the strengths of the Flash Thompson/Agent Venom character, crafting him into a natural born leader that even Parker defers to, but this issue spins its wheels a little given that Steve Rogers already gave Venom that validation last month. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Alex Nader Sep 3, 2015

    Spider-Island #3 is a rather unremarkable entry in what has been a fun, if inessential, series. Paco Diaz and Frank D'Armata's art remains strong, in a very 90s sort of way, but the familiar waxing and waning, constantly unresolved conflicts of Gage's script are growing repetitive. DeFalco, Frenz, and Buscema's backup remains a solid chapter in the Spider-Girl mythos, though the decision to divide it into five tiny parts hurts the flow of the storytelling. Read Full Review

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