Spider-Man #9

Spider-Man #9

Event\Storyline: Civil War II Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Nico Leon Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 16, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 12
6.5Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

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  • 8.3
    Comicsverse - Chris Galvin Nov 16, 2016

    SPIDER-MAN is on my pull listand will continue to be because it has been an enjoyable, fun, inspiring read. The interruptions put upon the series due to events are frustrating; its plot is at a standstill as it crosses over with another event. These actions can become dangerous because this issue is not as accessible to ongoing readers of SPIDER-MAN, so it could alienate newer readers, and this, in turn, can lead to people just not picking up (or dropping) the book. While still readable and entertaining, SPIDER-MAN #9 should have spent more time on its own plot without having to bow down to the latest event. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    We The Nerdy - John Patterson Nov 18, 2016

    Overall Spider-Man #9 is enjoyable. It lets the friends and family of Spider-Man shine rather than Spider-man himself. It shows you the amount of love and support he gets from his family and that he's got a strong group surrounding him, whether they have powers or not. Some elements felt out of place and the book expects you to have read the main Civil War II storyline which could be frustrating to those who are not reading Civil War II or are holding off for the trade. But, again, overall it's a nice little addition to the Civil War sequel. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    IGN - Joe Ruggirello Nov 17, 2016

    Let's be clear on one thing: if you are suffering from Civil War II fatigue, this issue of Spider-Man will do absolutely nothing to alleviate that. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Nov 21, 2016

    This issue of Spider-Man was really lacking our title character.  Yeah, there were some fun moments to be had in just featuring the supporting characters to this book, but overall it was kind of boring and the only real reason to pick this up would be if you were a huge fan of the art because that at least kicked ass all the way through. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Nov 16, 2016

    And speaking of the script, it's not bad at all. You can almost always count on Bendis knocking it out of the park when it comes to dialogue. This issue is no exception. In fact, Spider-Man #9 will probably make a great middle chapter its collected volume. As a single issue, however, it's a bit of a letdown. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Superior Spider-Talk - Brian Jacob Nov 17, 2016

    Where is Spider-Man? What should be a tension-building prelude sadly reads as a series of aimless conversations. The art is beautiful, though. Read Full Review

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