Ultimate Spider-Man #47

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 1, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 5
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CATS AND KINGS PART 1 Peter Parker can't get a break! He's got problems on the street with the Enforcers and at school with Mary Jane...but could the worst news of all be coming from the Daily Bugle?

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    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Oct 6, 2003

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 9, 2003

    There's some very solid little moments in this issue, as the opening fight with the Enforcers is a lot of fun, as is the little exchange between Peter and Mary Jane where the two discuss the idea that there is roughly two dozen people who know Peter Parker is Spider-Man. In fact it's rather fun to see Brian Michael Bendis acknowledge that he's been a little trigger happy when it comes to revealing Peter secret identity, as I think more people in the Ultimate Universe know his secret identity than his Marvel counterpart, and he had 30+ more years to let his secret slip. However, where this issue lost some points in my eyes is with it's presentation of the Kingpin, as he simply doesn't come across as an imposing crime boss. I mean if there's anything that kills the menace factor it's making them out to be so easily thrown off their game. Now hopefully this was done to show readers that the Kingpin is properly motivated, and when we next see him he'll be far more cool and collected, as at Read Full Review

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