Ultimate Spider-Man #52

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 7, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 5
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CATS AND KINGS PART 6 Spider-Man finds out the hard way that there's no reasoning with the one woman hit squad that is Elektra! And just what is the Black Cat's secret connection to the Kingpin?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 13, 2004

    If you enter this issue looking for insight into the stone tablet that the Black Cat stole you're going to be disappointed. If you entered this issue hoping to get some insight into the Black Cat, or even a hint of her back-story, again you're not going to find it in these pages. However, if you entered this issue looking for a memorable throw-down between the Black Cat and Elektra than you're likely to walk away quite pleased, even if we are cheated out of a clear-cut winner thanks to the intervention of Spider-Man. However his intrusion does allow for a highly entertaining tussle between Spider-Man and Elektra, and this is quickly followed by a very well done sequence where Spider-Man has to keep himself from becoming street pizza. Now this issue was a lot of fun, but I would like to see some plot advancement in the next issue as we're halfway through this arc and we know next to nothing about the Black Cat, or the object she stole that has earned her the attention of the Kingpin and Read Full Review

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