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Symbiote Spider-Man: King In Black #1

Writer: Peter David Artist: Greg Land Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 18, 2020 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 9
7.2Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

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Knull, the KING IN BLACK, has set his sights on Earth - but as avid Marvelites already know, his hand has been at work at the edge of the Marvel Universe for years! IN THIS SERIES, witness one of Knull's earliest attempts at birthing life from the darkness of non-creation! From superstar creators PETER DAVID and GREG LAND comes a titanic tie-in tale to this year's winter epic KING IN BLACK!
40 PGS. /Rated T+

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 18, 2020

    This is an entertaining comic that maximizes its extra-large size with entertaining scenes featuring many characters. Frankly, if you're looking for exclusive Spidey entertainment you might be disappointed, but if you're a hardcore Marvel fan, you'll be delighted to see a few different cameos. The fact that the final page teases even more cameos is a good sign indeed. Symbiote Spider-Man: King in Black is must-read comics for hardcore Marvel fans. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Comic Watch - Matt Meyer Nov 19, 2020

    Symbiote Spider-Man: King in Black #1 gets Marvel's next big event rolling with a prequel series that brings a huge cast of disparate characters together, but makes the set-up intriguing enough that it's hard not to get sucked into the fun. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Nov 18, 2020

    If you aren't super current on Marvel comics, this might be a little hard to fully follow and appreciate, but it's engaging enough that you catch up fast and the chaos level is just enough to make you want to come back for more. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Nov 18, 2020

    Symbiote Spider-Man's foray into the King In Black event arrives as an archetypal example of the consciously retro work these creators have put into their previous SSM series. Technically skilled and unabashed about its throwback nature, this comic is a litmus test for reader taste. If you prefer 15-year-old Marvel comics to the publisher's contemporary offerings, this may be a delight. If you think the company's evolved in positive ways since then, though, you're probably better off skipping this one. Read Full Review

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