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Review: Spider-Man: Life Story #1

SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #1 COMIC REVIEW – THE SWINGING 60S

In 1962, the world watched as teenager Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider…allowing him to become the Amazing Spider-Man! It’s been fifty-seven years since the AMAZING FANTASY #15, the story that brought everyone’s favorite wall-crawler into the Marvel Universe and jumpstarted some of the most adventurous super hero stories ever — but what if Spider-Man had aged at the same rate as our world?

When Flash Thompson is drafted to serve during the Vietnam War, Spidey must weigh the question of where his responsibility truly lies!

Preview: Spider-Man: Life Story #1 (of 6)

Spider-Man: Life Story #1 (of 6)

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Chip Zdarsky
Rated T
In Shops: Mar 20, 2019
SRP: $4.99

In 1962, in AMAZING FANTASY #15, 15-year-old Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider and became the Amazing Spider-Man! Fifty-seven years have passed in the real world since that event – so what would have happened if the same amount of time passed for Peter as well?

A special high-end limited series that’s a part of the celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary, SPIDER-MAN: LIFE STORY combines the talents of Chip Zdarsky (SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, MARVEL 2-IN-ONE) and Mark Bagley (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN) to tell the entire history of Spider-Man from beginning to end, set against the key events of the decades through which he lived!

In this first oversized issue, when Flash Thompson is drafted to serve during the Vietnam War, Spidey must weigh the question of where his responsibility truly lies!

Spider-Man: Life Story #1 (of 6)

Review: Infinity Wars

It’s the latest chapter of the Infinity Stones as they come to Earth and a new war for them takes place. Who wants to control them and why? Find out in Infinity Wars!

Infinity Wars collects Infinity Wars #1-6, Fallen Guardian #1, Infinity #1, and material from Thanos Legacy #1 by Gerry Duggan, Mike Deodato, Jr., Frank Martin, Andy MacDonald, Chris O’Halloran, Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, Guru-eFX, Cory Smith, and Ruth Redmond.

Get your copy in comic shops today and book stores on February 26! To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Review: Marvel Tales Featuring: Venom

Marvel’s celebrating 80 years and they’ve relaunched Marvel Tales celebrating their classic characters. Each Marvel Tales packs in three previously released comics.

Marvel Tales Featuring: Venom includes Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #119, Amazing Spider-Man #316, and Amazing Spider-Man #361 by Peter David, Rich Buckler, Bob McLeod, D. Martin, Rick Parker, Jim Owsley, David Michelinie, Todd McFarlane, Bob Sharen, Jim Salicrup, Mark Bagley, Randy Emberlin, Joe Rosen, and Danny Fingeroth featuring a cover by Jen Bartel.

Get your copy in comic shops now! To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Review: Infinity Wars: Infinity

Infinity Wars: Infinity

What comes AFTER infinity?

So what’s next for the Infinity Stones? With Infinity Wars over, the stones are now sentient in a way and are choosing their path. Writer Gerry Duggan gives us the first follow up to his newest take on Marvel’s cosmic baubles and it’s very much a stinger like you’d find at the end of a film.

Infinity Wars: Infinity is a fine comic though doesn’t really answer much except where one stone winds up. Beyond that, it focuses those who still are players on the board and on a mission to get a hold of the stones.

The comic is both an epilogue for the previous story and a prologue for what comes next as has been a standard Marvel thing for some time after events.

The art by Mark Bagley, with ink by Andrew Hennesy, color by Guru-eFX, and lettering by Cory Petit is hit and miss. There’s some panels and pages that look fantastic. It’s full of energy and great choices in framing and perspective. Then, there’s panels that the art just feels very average as well.

The issue is really for those invested in the story and Marvel’s cosmic side of things. There’s nothing that’s a must here and I’m sure what’s presented will be summed up in some way in what comes next. Infinity Wars: Infinity feels like a way to close out the last chapter while working to get folks excited for what comes next.

Story: Gerry Duggan Art: Mark Bagley
Ink: Andrew Hennesy Color: Guru-eFX Letterer: Cory Petit
Story: 6.75 Art: 8.0 Overall: 7.0 Recommendation: Read

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Review: Edge of Spider-Geddon

Spider-Geddon is coming but before that event get to know Spider-people from around the multiverse in this trade paperback collecting the four issue series and Superior Octopus #1.

Edge of Spider-Geddon is by Jed McKay, Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson, Gerard Way, Jason Latour, Aaron Kuder, Christos Gage, Gerardo Sandoval, Alberto Alburquerque, Tonci Zonjic, Will Robson, Mike Hawthorne, Mark Bagley, Brahm Revel, Craig Yeung, Wade Von Grawbadger, Brian Reber, Triona Farrell, Ian Herring, Andres Mossa, Jordie Bellaire, and Dono Sanchez-Almara.

Get your copy in comic shops now and in book stores January 15th! To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Spider-Man: Life Story has Chip Zdarsky and Mark Bagley Exploring Peter’s Life from Beginning to End

n 1962, the world watched as teenager Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider…allowing him to become the Amazing Spider-Man! It’s been fifty-seven years since the Amazing Fantasy #15, the story that brought everyone’s favorite wall-crawler into the Marvel Universe and jumpstarted some of the most adventurous super hero stories ever — but what if Spider-Man had aged at the same rate as our world?

Join acclaimed writer Chip Zdarsky and superstar Spider-Man artist Mark Bagley for Spider-Man: Life Story – a tale encompassing the entire history of Spider-Man from beginning to end, set against the key events of each decade! As the series kicks off in March, the year is 1966, and Peter Parker must determine where his power and responsibility truly lies as the nation becomes embroiled in the Vietnam War.

Grab some webbing and swing through history with Peter Parker in this special, high-end limited series, debuting as part of the celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary! The first issue features a main cover by Zdarsky and a variant by Marcos Martin. It all begins this March in your local comic shops.

Spider-Man: Life Story

Review: Uncanny X-Men #1

Uncanny X-Men is back and kicks off “X-Men Disassembled,” a ten part weekly event! This is a must for X-Men fans.

Uncanny X-Men #1 is by Ed Brisson, Matthew Rosenberg, Kelly Thompson, Mahmud Asrar, Rachelle Rosenberg, Joe Caramagna, Mirko Colak, Ibraim Roberson, Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, and Guru-eFX.

Get your copy in comic shops Wednesday November 14. To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Preview: Vault of Spiders #2

Vault of Spiders #2

(W) Cullen Bunn, Geoffrey Thorne, Jed MacKay, Ryan North (A) David Williams, Mark Bagley, Scott Koblish (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
Rated T
In Shops: Nov 14, 2018
SRP: $3.99

A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
• We’re way past first blood-the Spider-Army needs new recruits! No one’s too weird to die for – er – serve the cause!
• Ryan North joins the cause with an incredible story starring SPIDER-MA’AM, a spider-powered Aunt May with Dave Williams (UNCANNY X-FORCE) on art!
• CULLEN BUNN (X-MEN BLUE) brings you a tale of a nightmare world where monsters roam the streets and a SPIDER-MAN strange enough to call it home! You will NEVER guess who’s under the mask!
• Geoffrey Thorne brings an all new Spider-Character to the table, with a Spider-Powered Captain Stacy! Police Officer by day, vigilante by night in a way you’ve never seen before!

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