Peter Parker fans had high hopes for the past few months as Chip Zdarsky’s Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man neared its released date. Dan Slott’s The Amazing Spider-Man, even for those who enjoy his work, is like eating a ham sandwich every day for roughly 10 years. Therefore, you can’t blame a guy for grabbing peanut butter and jelly at the first opportunity.
But was it any good? The short answer: It’s complicated.
If you think Peter Parker should be a joke machine, then this book may be for you.
If you think Spider-Man must constantly have an ensemble cast around him in order to truly shine, then this book may be for you.
If you think Peter Parker would have a hard time trouble-shooting his own web-shooters, then this book may be for you.
There is more to say, but for that I invite you to check out my latest YouTube review. As always, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below. I’m interested in hearing your take.