Spider-Verse #2

Spider-Verse #2

Event\Storyline: Spider-Verse Writer: Enrique Gonzalez Puig, Jed MacKay Artist: David Lafuente, Mark Brooks Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 14, 2015 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 7
7.2Critic Rating
7.1User Rating

• THE SPIDER-VERSE ANTHOLOGY CONTINUES!
•  SO MANY SPIDER-MEN AND WOMEN! THIS ISSUE:
•  VIDEO-GAME SPIDEY!
•  PUNK-ROCK SPIDEY!
•  FAIRY TALE SPIDEY!
•  MEXICO'S OWN SPIDEY TALE IN SPANISH!
Rated T

  • 8.9
    Multiversity Comics - James Johnston Jan 16, 2015

    In addition to the three aforementioned stories there's two mini-stories from Dan Slott, Ty Templeton, and Kris Anka. They're adorable, especially Anka's about a video game Spidey facing off against a digital Morlun. What's even more interesting, however, is the story about two similar Spider-Men trying to determine what sets them apart. It's clever, and a nice way to acknowledge that the “infinite universes” idea means that not every Spider-Man is going to be a Captain Britain or Spider-Ham. It's a really witty side-story that would just feel distracting in the main series, but seems perfectly in place here. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jan 14, 2015

    An enjoyable issue with its weakest story still serving up some incredible art. A really great read for anyone even if you aren't reading the Spider-Verse event. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Corey 'Undeadpool' Schroeder Jan 14, 2015

    A novelty it may be, but its a great one that manages to evoke a ton of emotion for some of these characters. Whether its righteous fury with punk-rock Spidey, a knowing chuckle at any of the more referential stories or the satisfaction of a trick well executed, the stories accomplish what they set out to do. The fact that its more cotton candy than prime rib isnt a failing, its a deliberate choice of tone. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 15, 2015

    Overall, there's just enough content in this issue to justify the $4.99 cover price. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Superior Spider-Talk - Tony Goodwyn Jan 18, 2015

    From the patent disconnect to the larger narrative (that clearly needs it right now) to the flawed storytelling, Spider-Verse #2 does little to advance the story, and flounders notably despite a few interesting moments. Readers will miss little if they skip this issue. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Herald - Bill Zeiders Jan 20, 2015

    Once again, this book is easily skippable, especially for the price of admission. If I could get one book with Lady Spider, Spider-Punk, Fruit Pie Spidey, Newspaper Strip Spider-Man, and Video Game Spider-Man, I'd have one really good issue of Spider-Verse that I' gladly pay five bucks for. As it stands, we have two so-so books for twice the price. Read Full Review

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