Spider-Man / Doctor Octopus: Out Of Reach #4

Writer: Colin Mitchell Artist: Derec Aucoin Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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The battle between Spider-Man & Doctor Octopus heats up! But will Spider-Man be able to save the young inventor Brigham Fontaine, or will Spidey and Doc Ock need saving from HIM!?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 9, 2004

    My enjoyment of these various Doctor Octopus projects is waning a bit in light of the simple fact that none of them really seem to understand that Doctor Octopus is a far more interesting character than any one that the writers are able to come up with. With this in mind it's pretty easy to guess my biggest disappointment with this issue that that Doctor Octopus is forced to play second fiddle to the increasingly annoying character of Brigham Fontaine, who is supposed to be a genius, but he continues to prove himself to be woefully inept at every aspect of his life. I mean does he genuinely expect people to be impressed by the idea that the designer of an impenetrable bank vault was able to ferret out a flaw in the design. I mean people at home are going to think to themselves that he simply left himself a backdoor in the design that he exploited, and his villainous rant isn't exactly going to help his chances of securing a future job, so perhaps it's for the best that one of the choic Read Full Review

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