Ultimate Spider-Man #58

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 5, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 6
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HOLLYWOOD PART 5 As the cameras roll, the real web-slinger is beaten by Doc Ock and hijacked by plane to Brazil! And what is the public reaction as the flick has its premiere? Plus: Something strange happens while Doc Ock is in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 12, 2004

    However, by giving Spider-Man this moment I found myself able to more readily identify with the character, as there does seem to be a unwritten rule that the more you build something up in your head, the less impressive the moment will be when it finally arrives. There's also a cute sequence where we see Spider-Man makes his way back to New York, as this scene perfectly plays off the character's hard luck hero persona. I do have to take issue with this issue's final moments as while it makes for an intense situation, the simple fact of the matter is that Peter's spider-sense should've given him a heads up that there was an unpleasant surprise waiting for him in the basement, and of all the Spider-Man titles, this seems to be the one that makes a regular habit of ignoring this ability when it would impede on an exciting moment. Mark Bagley gets the opportunity to deliver some solid action in this issue, as the opening battle has a wonderful sense of energy to it, and the comedy of Spide Read Full Review

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