Spider-Man: Reign #3

Writer: Kaare Andrews Artist: Kaare Andrews Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 7, 2007 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
7.0Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

Now Peter Parker isn't just fighting for his very life, but to keep alive the spark of hope that's been squelched under Mayor Waters' boot. But first, he'll have to contend with the thing that was formerly known as Otto Octavius.

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Mar 13, 2007

    There's a lot to like about Reign: I'm a big fan of Andrews' art, and I'm consistently staggered by his impressive ability to distinguish each new project with a markedly different style, matching his story ideas perfectly with the darkness of his images here and capturing the emotional content of the story well through his expressive characters. I'm also still enjoying his application of Miller's Dark Knight Returns template to the lighter character of Spider-Man, as it's quite an unusual approach for the character, and the elements which are "inspired" by Miller's highly influential work are becoming less jarring and distracting with each new issue. However, it's quite late in the day for Reign to have only just started to assert its own identity, and there's a real danger that the book has left itself too little time to make good on the promise of the concept. That said, I can't deny feeling a small thrill from Spidey pulling on his old red-and-blues at the end of this issue, and Read Full Review

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