Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Ned Leeds Jr. 

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Subj: Re: Spider-Man: The Short Halloween
Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 at 08:36:02 am EDT (Viewed 109 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Spider-Man: The Short Halloween
Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 at 07:38:55 am EDT (Viewed 120 times)


      Don't know why I bought this. Maybe it was only because it was a one shot. Maybe it was because Bill Hader is pretty darn funny. Maybe it was because I love me some Spidey, but this is one issue I really regret buying. It was horrible. Not funny, not adventurous, something that I will forget reading in about 30 minutes. It is rare that I wish I could return a comic and get my money back, but this was one of those. Please stay away if you haven't bought it yet. Ugh!!

    Whereas I loved it. I found this comic to be very charming and a fun romp. I've no doubt that MaGuire's art had alot to do with it, but I found myself wanting this team to do a limited series focused on a group of villians plotting against Spidey.

Maguire's art was very nice to look at. Some of his Spider-Man shots were very Romita-esque. Didn't care too much about the story itself. It was very "blah", with jokes feeling very forced and not very funny at all. Nothing really special about this issue.


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