Ultimate Spider-Man #81

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Bagley Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 3, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 5
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WARRIORS PART 3 Hammerhead makes Chinatown a battlefield in his quest to become the mob's top man. Spidey goes one-on-one with ol' flattop in the street -- aided by Shang-Chi, Master of Kung-Fu and Iron Fist, the living weapon!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 9, 2005

    Mark Bagley is a very solid artist and this issue gives him the opportunity to remind readers why they should be delighted that he looks to be locked into place on this series, as in addition to some visually gripping action in the latter stages of this issue, the opening couple pages of this issue do an amazing job of selling Peter's isolation in the middle of the crowd, and the escape that Spider-Man provides is given even more impact after we get a look at these opening pages. The art also does some nice work capturing the humour of the scene where Spider-Man encounters a trigger happy police officer, and once again I can't help but be impressed by how much emotion Mark Bagley is able to project given Spider-Man wears a full face mask, and he doesn't even use the artistic cheat of treating the mask eyepieces like real eyes. The action that erupts in the second half of the issue is also well presented by the art, as Mark Bagley clearly understands the idea that such battles are far m Read Full Review

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