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Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Out Of Reach #5

Writer: Colin Mitchell Artist: Derec Aucoin Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 29, 2004

    Not exactly the home run that would've convinced me that this was an enjoyable reading experience, as Colin Mitchell's miniseries suffers from the simple fact that the character that he placed at the center of the story never really emerged as anything better than a plot device. I mean as a character, Brigham never comes across as all that sympathetic, so I found it difficult to care overly much what happens to him, and the final page of the issue also feels a bit isappointing as it seems to be asking us to believe that Brigham is cured of his evil behavior, when the rest of the issue had been selling us on the idea that the character was bound and determined to become a evil entity. I mean asking us to feel sorry for Brigham is asking readers to make a shift in emotions that the writing has done nothing to justify, and to a certain extant the fact that brigham looks to have gotten off portrayed as a victim of the evil Doctor Octopus felt like the story ended too soon. Now this doesn't Read Full Review

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