Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man Prelude Premiere HC [2010] by Brian Michael Bendis

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN: DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN PRELUDE PREMIERE HARDCOVER
The status quo changes with the 10th anniversary issue after the Chameleons wreak havoc on Peter Parker’s life. Meanwhile the Kingpin falls to his death after being attacked by Mysterio. The Black Cat wants something within Kingpin’s safe however Mysterio gets in the way. It is the Zodiac Key that kept the Kingpin in power and Mysterio does not know how it works however the Black Cat knows.

SERIES HIGHLIGHTS
- Gwen Stacy has an emotional breakdown and leaves searching for her own mother
- J. Jonah Jameson knows who is Spider-Man and vows to protect him
- The Ultimates offers to offer guidance and train Spider-Man after school
- Iron Man arrives as his first tutor however draws attention from May’s neighbors
- Gwen Stacy returns and reconciles with both Aunt May and Peter
- Iron Man takes Spider-Man on a tour of his armor collection
- Mysterio informs Black Cat of the origin and power of the Zodiac Key
- A Soho city block is destroyed when Black Cat unintentionally used the Zodiac Key
- Mysterio is revealed to be a tech puppet operated by someone using virtual reality
- J. Jonah Jameson supports and backs Peter Parker as Spider-Man
- The gang celebrates Peter’s birthday and Tony Stark redesigns his web-shooters
- Mary Jane and Peter Parker finally make-up before the Death of Spider-Man

This hardcover collects
Ultimate Spider-Man #15
Ultimate Spider-Man #150-155

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5