Spider-Man: House of M #2

Event\Storyline: House of M Writer: Mark Waid, Tom Peyer Artist: Salvador Larroca Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 20, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
5.5Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

Peter Parker may be the world-famous Spider-Man, hottest celebrity of the moment, but a disgruntled employee named J. Jonah Jameson has just been handed a loaded gun. Is Peter about to pay the ultimate price for humiliating Jonah one too many times?

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 11, 2005

    Salvador Larroca turns in a pretty solid looking issue as while there are some panels where the art looked a little rough around the edges, for the most part this is a very good looking issue. I mean the sequence where the Rhino loses patience with Crusher Hogan has a nice sense of urgency to is, as does the scene where Spider-Man finds his efforts to locate Jameson in the subway station are hampered by his celebrity status. There's also a number of fun little moments that I rather enjoyed, such as Jameson's look of utter delight after he reads a particularly embarrassing section of Peter's journal, or Peter's smile as he answer Gwen's question of why he's going out wearing his costume. There's also some nice action shots in this issue, such as the clip from the Spider-Man movie, to Jameson's dramatic action hero leap over the subway turnstile. I also have to give the cover full marks for managing to capture the sense of danger that the story inside was lacking, as that's a lovely visu Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ariel Carmona Jr. Jul 25, 2005

    The reader can guess the book's climactic scene after Jameson gets his hands on Peter's journal because the writers have been foreshadowing Peter's secret since the series began last month. Because not much happens that's significant, it feels as though the story is shorter than it actually is. Read Full Review

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