A review by squidd
Amazing Spider-Man: Beyond Vol. 1, by Kelly Thompson, Zeb Wells, Cody Ziglar, Jed MacKay, Saladin Ahmed

adventurous emotional funny medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated


I was excited to see a new chapter of ASM, but this is not it. 
I was never a fan of Ben Reilly, but in this one he's kind of okay. Janine comes out of nowhere, and the frequent scenes with Aunt May and Mary Jane just standing there and watching the comatose Peter are just badly written. Misty Knight and Colleen Wing are incredibly uninteresting, despite a whole segment of the book being about them. The different writers feel uncoordinated and this makes the pacing and quality incredibly inconsistent. 

Can't wait to dislike the next one...

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