REVIEW: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #59

“Martin Li Hangs Out Inside.“ Amazing Spider-Man vol. 5 #59 February 10, 2021 Written by: Nick Spencer Art by: Marcelo Ferreira Recap Martin Li explains to Aunt May that he killed the real Martin Li, and he is just Armin Tamzarian when he’s not Mister Negative. Norman tells Liz that she can see Harry, who looks bad. Then we get an intercut montage of three scenes: (1) Li and May trying to escape through the…

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REVIEW: Amazing Spider-Man #53LR

“He was once the biggest and the baddest.  Now he’s just a snack . . . . “ Amazing Spider-Man vol. 5 #53LR November 25, 2020 Written by: Nick Spencer & Matthew Rosenberg Art by: Federico Vicentini & Takeshi Miyazawa Recap Morlun hungrily chases a scent and smiles as he sees Man-Spiders that he consumes.  Sin Eater approaches and tries to kill Morlun, but he’s clearly outmatched.  Just as Morlun is about to eat Sin Eater,…

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REVIEW: Amazing Spider-Man #58

“Look. It’s Liz. “ Amazing Spider-Man vol. 5 #58 January 27, 2021 Written by: Nick Spencer Art by: Mark Bagley Recap We open with Spider-Man remembering his fight with Kindred and bemoaning some sins. Then we see he’s fighting a horde of Mr. Negative lackeys/”demons” with glowy swords. We then cut back to Martin Li explaining that Mr. Negative was a dominant figure in his psyche, that Sin Eater freed him, and that now Mr. Negative…

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REVIEW: Amazing Spider-Man #53

“Well, Spider-Man is dead. “ Amazing Spider-Man vol. 5 #53 November 18, 2020 Written by: Nick Spencer Art by: Mark Bagley Recap Well, Spider-Man is dead.  So what happens now in Amazing Spider-Man? We see a blond woman sleeping and then we see Kindred standing over Peter Parker. Peter wakes up in his old house, the day of “the party” from Amazing Spider-Man #47 (and Deadpool #11).  Specifically, it is a party in honor of Flash…

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REVIEW: Amazing Spider-Man #57

“[L]ike watching the bowling ball slowly roll back up.“ Amazing Spider-Man vol. 5 #57 January 13, 2021 Written by: Nick Spencer Art by: Mark Bagley Recap We open with Kingpin and Osborn hauling Kindred away. Kindred narrates that Spider-Man should enjoy the “happy ending.” Spider-Man and Mary Jane share a confusing reunion. The Order of the Web then asks him what happened. He said, “I don’t know.” Spider-Gwen tells them all he’s holding back but…

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