nawfalq's Web of Spider-Man #1 - Kaine In Echoes review

Avatar image for nawfalq
  • Score:
  • nawfalq wrote this review on .
  • 2 out of 2 Comic Vine users found it helpful.
  • nawfalq has written a total of 22 reviews. The last one was for Jade Knight
  • This review received 2 comments

Not the best Issue #1

When issue #1's are released, I have high-standards. I want great artwork and stories. I assume the publisher feels similarly, because he wants subscribers. This issue was ok. Rather flat. I love Amazing, so I will continue to give this a shot... but only provisionally.
 
First story, Kaine:  Really psychological, a bit bloodier/graphic than I think it needed to be. Ultimately, it goes nowhere. I think it is supposed to give insight into one of the "Spidey-Foes," but I don't feel it imparted anything to me that I needed to know.
 
Second story, Spider-Girl: Strangely, the best of the issue. I did not read the other Spider-titles (did anyone??), so this was a little surprising. I expected wretchedness. Instead we see her as a tough-cookie. Liked the little twist with the chain and the crucifix. Nice touch.
 
Third story, Frog-man: Feels like a Spider-Brain-Trust inside joke that was unleashed without warning on the masses. If it had to be there, I think it could have been shrunk down to about 2 pages. What can be said about this? Why is it?

2 Comments

Avatar image for guyman442
Posted By Guyman442

I disagree with you on the Frog-Man topic, as far as I'm concerned, they could have left that story out completly and charged us $2.99 instead.
Avatar image for nawfalq
Posted By NawfalQ
@Guyman442: yeah, you've got a good point there.

Other reviews for Web of Spider-Man #1 - Kaine In Echoes

    Web of Spiderman #1 0

    A review in three parts ( that is, there are three stories, therefore I will review them seperately.)   Kaine: Echoes, The story opens with Kaine escaping from his restraints and attacking the guards, only to have a conversation with Ben Reilly. A decent story with great art, I didn't completely understand it, but didn't hate it either. Grade: 3 stars    Spidergirl: Angels and Devils, I liked the catch-up page prior to the story, (As I didn't follow Spider-Girl, while it ran.) I thought this was...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.