Ultimate Spider-Man #55

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 17, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 7
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HOLLYWOOD PART 2 Spider-Man may have made it to Hollywood, but Doc Ock is right behind him! Prepare for an all-out showdown on the set of the unauthorized Spider-Man movie!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 6, 2004

    The eruption of emotion by Gwen Stacy, and the wonderfully chilling conversation that Doctor Octopus holds with his arms are the two elements in this issue that I would hold up as reasons why I enjoyed this issue, while pretty much the entire movie plot is what I would hold up as the reason why this arc currently sits as one of my least favorite of the entire run. It's not so much that I don't enjoy the basic idea of the movie plot but rather it's a sense of disappointment that Brian Michael Bendis wasn't able to do more with it, as he seems to be rather limited in his realization of the potential of this idea. I mean having the real people involved in the Spider-Man movie is a cute idea, and having Spider-Man annoyed that he's not seeing any money from the film is a fun idea, but frankly this is the sum total of the ideas that Brian Michael Bendis has tapped into, and this is a bit disappointing. Still I'm a sucker for a slugfest between Doctor Octopus and Spider-Man, so this issue's Read Full Review

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