englentine's The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 - The Sinister Six! review

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WHAT...??? HM...?? HUH?

Okay, so the six villains assembled here, ( Electro, Kraven The Hunter, Dock Ock, Sandman, Mysterio & The Vulture ) team up, and while they plan what to do about Spiderman Kraven acknowledges that none of them were able to defeat him alone. The rest agree, and Doc Ock says " I have a fool proof plan " and it consists of them fighting Spiderman one on one. Not only that, but after each battle, they give him a card telling him where to meet up with the next villain. Seriously, this annual shows no respect for the villains intelligence. While this book does have some merit, I am afraid, it's one flaw is almost a deal breaker. Almost. I especially did like the way Stan Lee worked in cameo/plugs for the rest of the Marvel Universe.

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