Friday, April 12, 2013

Avenging Spider-Man #19

Writer: Christopher Yost
Artist: Marco Checchetto
Colorist: Rachelle Rosenberg
Letterer: Joe Caramagna
Publisher: Marvel Comics (Dan Buckley)
Price: $3.99
Release Date: April 10th, 2013

"Bad Dreams"

This book just keeps surprising me. I am never anxious to pick it up but seem to always have a smile on my face when I put it down. Ever since the book turned into the Superior Spider-Man, everything feels so much more tied into the main book and the stories are incredibly fun to read.

This month we see Otto team with Sleepwalker to battle basically a sleep demon in Otto's dreams. There is a nice moment early in the issue that Peter is tugging on his arm telling him to give him his body back which does shake Otto later in the story. He seems to be having a bit of an issue telling what is reality and what isn't.

I think what has made this so good is that I am still getting used to Otto as Spider-Man. Because he is basically a new hero, there is a lot more character development that needs to happen and this is a great place to do it that doesn't seem like a way to stretch issues in the main story. Also, we get to see Spider-Man team up with characters that we haven't seen for a long time or characters you never thought you would seem him with. It was recently announced that this title will be cancelled (I think in July) but will be quickly replaced with Superior Team-Ups which will still be headed by Yost and that makes me happy.

If you are reading Superior Spider-Man and you want more, this is definitely the place to get it. If you haven't given this book a chance, you should. It is a fun read that any Spidey fan should enjoy.

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