Ultimate Spider-Man #57

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 21, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 6
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HOLLYWOOD PART 4 Look to your left and you'll see two actors in Spider-Man and Doc Ock costumes duking it out. Look to your right and you'll see the real Spider-Man and Doc Ock in a showdown of Hollywood proportions!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 11, 2004

    This is a powerful character study as we get a look at Doctor Octopus and along the way we're given a wonderful scene where his hatred of Spider-Man is clearly spelled out, and one can't help but finish that one scene impressed by the sheer magnitude of hatred that he feels toward the young hero. I mean here's a man who has had his life, his career, and most importantly his status in the scientific community completely obliterated, and Spider-Man is bouncing in and out of his life, kicking sand in his face any time he tries to pick himself off the ground. Now the issue also takes a moment to show us the extreme danger that Spider-Man's in as Otto expands his horizons to the practice of dentistry, and the flashback sequence that details his escape from the Lincoln Tunnel does an impressive job of showing the tremendous power of the mechanical arms, as they do battle with the gathered authorities. This issue also manages to end with a pretty powerful little cliffhanger that is sure to ad Read Full Review

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