Ultimate Spider-Man #49

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 5, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 5
8.5Critic Rating
9.2User Rating


  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Nov 13, 2003

    I'm not going to blow the whistle for padding, as it is definitely present in this book with fifteen pages for a fight scene. This is certainly a well-thought out, consistent and uniform work which has become the trademark of the Marvel line. Here's hoping to an excellent fiftieth issue of the most sought-after series since the early 90s. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 12, 2003

    J. Jonah Jameson gets the opportunity to show he has a little more journalistic integrity than he's been afforded in previous issues, as we see the character decides that the truth is more important than his personal safety. Now a fairly sizeable chunk of this issue is eaten up by Spider-Man's battle with the Enforcers who always make for a fun battle, as Spider-Man is afforded so many elements to make light of, and while it was a bit reminiscent of a similar scene from the Doctor Octopus battle, I must confess the scene involving Ox's underwear made me smile. The scene where Jameson confronts Spider-Man was a fairly unusual moment though as Jameson seemed positively subdued during the exchange, and this rather low-key approach carried over to his meeting with Peter, though the big revelation that is made during this conversation called for less bluster than normal. The exchange between Spider-Man and the Kingpin in the final pages made for a very amusing finish to the issue, while at Read Full Review

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