Monday, April 25, 2011

I'm not buying that. (Ultimate Ultimate Spider-Man)

So the word is that "The Death Of Spider-Man" story will end with someone new as Spidey. I don't want to seem like a troll but i think this needs to end. No, not the Ultimate Spider-Man title. I think that new readers would still enjoy a book with a teenage Spider-Man. What needs to be shut down is the Brian Bendis Spider-Man stuff. It never came across, to me anyway that Bendis had a great handle on Peter Parker. Whenever Bendis writes him I just want to punch him. All the jokes just fell flat and Parker just always came off as some goober. Not for the record, I don't hate Bendis. I've said that time and time again. The man has done a fantastic job with his crime graphic novels. To this day Torso still scares the crap out of me. But I just can't help the feeling that Bendis just does not get the superheroe dynamic. I thinks it's time Marvel shipped this book on to another writer. It about time when you really think about it. For some reason I can see Nick Spencer writing this book, but alas it's not to be and that's why I will not be buying this book. Also at $3.99. Really now?


-Tash Moore

2 comments:

  1. Sometimes it takes a new editor on a book for a new writer or even creative team to work on a project. They just love Bendis because he still (somehow) has some pull to his name that brings in the money. I think a new Spider-Man might be better for Bendis to write. What his writing lacks I think is wit and charm. The jokes are a bit forced. Maybe this new Spider-Man can be a bit moodier. Edgy and tough. Who knows? It's all speculation until the book comes out. I enjoyed his work on Sam and Twitch, back in the day. I've yet to be impressed with any recent project he's worked on.

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  2. When this book started it was supposed to be just that. Edgy and Tough. I thinks they just got lazy with the edits and let bendis run wild. Long live past Bendis!!

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