Spider-Man: With Great Power #2

Writer: David Lapham Artist: Tony Harris Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 27, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
5.2Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

As Stan Lee wrote in the pages of Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15, “Now, anybody with the intelligence of a seven year old knows that if a man appeared on TV who seemed to be more spider than human, he’d be an overnight sensation!” For the first time, we peel back the curtain to see what Peter Parker’s life was like after the bite but before the tragic death of his Uncle Ben. Professional wrestling, cars, girls, fame, money…ladies and gentlemen, meet Peter Parker, the wallflower bitten by a radioactive spider and given great power!

  • 8.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Feb 27, 2008

    Issue #2 is a definite improvement for a mini-series that was already decent. It still fails to feel necessary in any way, and I doubt at this point that's going to change in the remaining three issues. Just enjoy it for what it is and you'll be happy. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - J. Montes Feb 29, 2008

    Marvel says it wants Spider-Man to be care-free and fun again, but this book is anything but. Peter Parker is a complete emo, filled with teenage angst and zero charisma. Read Full Review

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