Spider-Island: Deadly Foes #1
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Spider-Island: Deadly Foes #1

Event\Storyline: Spider-Island Writer: Christos N. Gage, Dan Slott, Fred Van Lente Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 10, 2011 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
6.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

While the Jackal considers a hypothesis for a twisted new experiment of his, The Hobgoblin sets out to terrorize the citizens of New York! It's up to some spider-powered reporters to save the day!

  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 10, 2011

    But while the Hobgoblin segment is a decent read, the Jackal portion is less digestible. Part of the problem stems from all the lingering baggage of the Clone Saga. Fred Van Lente dives right into this material, resulting in a needlessly convoluted and flashback-heavy tale. But the deeper flaw is the over-reliance on exposition, particularly with Jackal's dialogue. So while the story is informative, and Minck Oosterveer's art falls close to the tone established by Humberto Ramos, the segment is too choppy and bogged down by minutiae to pass muster. Read Full Review

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