Ultimate Spider-Man #71

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 19, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 4
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SUPERSTARS PART 6 Peter Parker has somehow gotten involved in a mystery involving sorcerer Stephen Strange! Will our dazed and deluded hero get to the bottom of this?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 27, 2005

    Mark Bagley is given the opportunity to really cut loose, as Spider-Man spends the issue on a nightmarish tour of his corner of the Ultimate Universe and how can one not love the opening page where we see the army of attackers that are swarming Peter, or the unsettling quality of the scene where the family picnic turns into a damning argument against Peter's ability to protect the people he loves. Now I'm not completely sold on the washed out coloring that was used on the scene where Peter deals with a costume changing Mary Jane, but I'll accept it as a visual reflection of the dream-state. I did enjoy the sequence where Doctor Strange does battle with evil entity, as it's a nice clash of power, and the efforts to rescue Peter are well presented. The art also manages to do a solid job conveying the emotions of the final page as Mary Jane shows up for the fancy date. I also love the fact that the cover images that this title is offering up are actually starting to reflect the story we g Read Full Review

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