Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1.1: Learning to Crawl TPB [2014] by Dan Slott



AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1.1: LEARNING TO CRAWL TPB
The mythology of Spider-Man is expanded with Clayton Cole who could have prevented the death of Uncle Ben if he himself could have stopped the burglar. Clayton also gets the first autograph of the Amazing Spider-Man. After the death of Ben Parker, Peter raises money as Spider-Man by continuing to do shows where Quentin Beck (Mysterio) was responsible for the special effects. Now Clayton wants to imitate Spider-Man as Clash and wants to spar with him one-to-one. 

Aunt May discovers Peter runs out at night. Peter convinces her that he is working on a science project and gets a job as a photojournalist at the Daily Bugle. At the Science Fair Peter encounters the Clash and the two battle leaving Aunt May with a negative impression on Spider-Man. Clash is known as a copycat to Spider-Man thanks to the Daily Bugle. He attacks the Bugle while Peter is inside changing into Spider-Man. Peter fails to stop Clash and doesn’t know what to do next. Peter finds the courage to defeat Clash through Aunt May and becomes determined by the memory of Uncle Ben to become the Amazing Spider-Man.

This trade paperback collects
Amazing Spider-Man: Learning to Crawl #1-5

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5