Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #1
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Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #1

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mark Brooks Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 17, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
8.0Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Spidey goes toe-to-toe with some old foes -- and winds up with a new girlfriend! Who is she? Will he live long enough to enjoy his time with her?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 29, 2005

    Mark Brooks has a style that managed to win me over as the story progressed, as when I first opened the book I was a little disappointed that Mark Bagley wasn't providing the art, as I was telling myself that if any artist could've pulled it off it would be the workhorse, Mark Bagley. However, while it took me a while to adjust to the different visual style, I have to say that as the issue progressed I started to notice how solid a job Mark Brooks was doing when it came to the facial expressions of these characters. I mean how can one not love how the art sells the parrellel lives of Kitty and Peter, as both characters find themselves isolated from the shiny happy people around them. The art also does a lovely job on the main talking head scene as Kitty phones Peter up, with Kitty's varied expressions being the visuals that sell the endearing quality of this conversation. The action scenes are also well presented as the charging Rhino made for an exciting visual to introduce readers to Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Aug 19, 2005

    How did a book get to 81 issues with only one Annual, anyway? Read Full Review

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