Marvel Knights Spider-Man #13

Writer: Reginald Hudlin Artist: Billy Tan Publisher: Marvel Knights Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 21, 2005

    Billy Tan looks to be a fairly new artist as his work has some decided rough edges. For example, his characters look more like they are posing for a photo instead of natural body movement, and his backgrounds lack the three-dimensional quality that more accomplished artists seem to have no problem with. However, since both of these elements look to be qualities that plague most artists early in the careers I think it's pretty safe to say they are also elements that are smoothed over with experience, and as such I'm not going to make too much noise about them. However, a more troublesome area is that the art struggles to the clearly delivery the action, as Spider-Man's battle with the Absorbing Man is a rather flat experience visually, thanks to some extremely poor manner in which the action on the page was laid out. He also makes Mary Jane look like a teenage girl, and Peter spends most of the issue missing his neck, both of which were distracting visual elements during key section Read Full Review

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