Spider-Man #236

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Oscar Bazaldua Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 3, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 19
6.2Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

•  The Bombshells are back together?!
•  Lana has been through so much and has grown into a hero, but with her mom back in the equation, things look bad for her.
•  Know who they look even worse for? MILES MORALES, SPIDER-MAN! And with Electro in the mix as well...?
Rated T

  • 8.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Omar Holmon Jan 4, 2018

    Aaron's return is a pleasant surprise that you gotta hope pays off in the end. With Bendis leaving, this character's reintroduction can mean a lot for new creative teams stepping into the series. I'm interested to see the dismount and hopefully by then Miles' identity isn't plastered all over CNN. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Brandon J. Griffin Jan 6, 2018

    We finally get to the uncle/nephew Spider-Men showdown, if only for a brief moment. The more we explore that gigantic revelation, and these little Sinister Six moments, the better. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    All-Comic - Jonathan Baldessari Jan 6, 2018

    Spider-Man #236 does just enough to feel as if something has progressed, but an ineffective reveal and slow pacing still hinder the series. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Harlan Ivester Jan 3, 2018

    At the end of the day, I’m pleased to feel like something actually happened when I read this book, even if the execution left a little to be desired. If you’re looking thinking of seeing what Miles is up to these days, I can recommend you give this a shot, but just barely. Brian Michael Bendis leaving the book is something that I think will be good for everyone involved, so I’m looking forward to seeing what happens with Miles afterwards. Read Full Review

  • 4.9
    IGN - Kat Calamia Jan 4, 2018

    Spider-Man #236 doesn't have much substance, and the ending reveal feels like it comes too late in the story arc to tell a satisfying conclusion to Bendis' long run on Miles Morales. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    freemanlouis7 Jan 15, 2018

    Another well paced and well balanced issue. Supporting characters got developed, plenty of action, and most importantly the plot actually moved along (Bendis can go several issues sometimes with plot in neutral).

  • 8.5
    RustonLF Jan 3, 2018

    This issue contained a lot more of hat I was looking for in a return of the Sinister Six. There is a good fight between Spider-Man and Iron Spider. The two Bombshells also get in on the action. The team of the Six begin to start their plans for double crosses. Again Miles secret is revealed by Ganke. He seems to becoming a bit of a problem in that regard. If you have been reading Spider-Men II you may be left wondering where this is all leading before Bendis final issues. It does not feel like there will be a huge send off, more of a simple completion of a long arc. Time will tell.

  • 8.0
    DDJamesB Jan 4, 2018

    This was a pretty good issue. It had some good art in it and actually had some plot to it. The iron spider - Miles dynamic is very interesting and now that cat is out of the bag.

  • 8.0
    bigteebomb Jun 16, 2018

    These haven't been the best Miles Morales comics but they have been very FUN IMO. I think alot of the negative feedback is mostly due to the seemingly endless Anti-Bendis circlejerk that many fans can't seem to get over.

  • 7.5
    SloboSOY Jan 5, 2018

    A nice Spider man story. Not really surprising but nicely done. But I didn't like the end.
    And so Miles have Julia Carpenter Psychic Web now ?
    The part with the girl Electo and Sandman was great. I even laugh with the mini groot of sand ^^

    Cover - Not really what I read inside 1/2
    Writing - Bendis do the job. A very good Miles story, that a long time I didn't have one. 2.5/
    Arts - I liked the arts. 2.5/3
    Feeling - I will take the next one with pleasure. 2/2

  • 7.0
    Kreniigh Jan 6, 2018

    A straightforward issue that gets right to the point (which is action). I'm baffled by the decision to reveal Iron Spider's identity in an earlier issue, as this would have been -- and is structured like -- a great last-page reveal for the reader as well as for Miles. Oh well.

  • 6.0
    Caped-Comic-Reviews Mar 12, 2018

    This storyline should be wrapped up with this issue, but it will instead carry on for another 3, this honestly has no right to be 6 issues, but it is sadly.

  • 5.5
    Spock's Brain Jan 10, 2018

    This series continues to sputter with this new Sinister Six plot, which is leaving me questioning how much I need to be reading this book. The opening with Ganke (Ned?) and his new girlfriend was interesting and funny, but the rest was just a bore, with tedious dialogue I had struggle not to just skim. And, sorry, these Patrick Brown covers are as gaudy as shit. Skip this.

  • 5.0
    CrazyforRAMU Aug 18, 2018

    Miles has a momentous showdown with the Iron Spider, the Baumgartners have an *epically messed-up* mother-daughter relationship, half of the new Sinister Six are already scheming on backstabbing the other half, and Ganke's relationship with Spider-Fangirl inches forward. The script is a whole lot of nothing special and Oscar Bazaldua's art, while probably produced with an earnest desire to entertain, is definitely not good. There are a few nice attempts at expressive faces toward the front of the book, but it's way too little to make up for all the forgettable noodle-people in the back half.

  • 10
    Bruno Mael Aug 11, 2018

  • 8.5
    iPodwithnomusic May 4, 2018

  • 8.0
    StanielK Jan 28, 2018

  • 8.0
    jmprados Mar 20, 2018

  • 8.0
    Psycamorean Jul 21, 2019

  • 7.5
    CesarCastanha Jan 3, 2018

  • 7.5
    Spider-Man Prime Jan 7, 2018

  • 7.0
    Afre Jan 3, 2018

  • 7.0
    mikesbr42 Jan 9, 2018

  • 7.0
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Mar 28, 2018

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