Spider-Man: The Death of Jean DeWolff
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Spider-Man: The Death of Jean DeWolff (Spider-Man Marvel Comics)

by
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98  ·  rating details  ·  165 ratings  ·  10 reviews
The explosive tale of "Marvel Comics'" crime-fighting superhero
SPIDER-MAN
It begins with an orphan named Peter Parker, raised by his beloved Aunt May and Uncle Ben in Queens, New York. A quiet student, he works diligently at his studies and pines for the beautiful Mary Jane Watson. But this ordinary teenage boy is about to have his life turned upside down, when he is bitt...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published July 27th 2011 by Marvel (first published 1991)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 239)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Variaciones Enrojo
Reseña de Daniel Gavilán para Zona Negativa:
http://www.zonanegativa.com/antologia...

Antología básica de Peter David 4: La Muerte de Jean DeWolff
De los numerosos trabajos firmados por David en compañía del trepamuros, pocos hay probablemente tan emblemáticos como esta saga de explícito título en la que el guionista usaba a un secundario regular de las aventuras de Spider-Man para narrarnos una trágica historia en cuatro actos con la ola de asesinatos del Come-Pecados como motivo central. Un clási...more
Shaun
I was amazed to find out that Jean Dewolff dies on page four. The story truly is about the effects her death has on Spider-Man and the other characters. Peter is brutal, especially when he fights against Sin-Eater and Daredevil. I had to wonder if he was wearing the symbiote suit. I like that David pits Spidey's ideals against Daredevil's. Spidey is driven by emotion, thanks to his relationship with Jean, and Daredevil is much more objective. As a mystery I was fooled I did not think that Stan C...more
Andy
The Death of Jean DeWolff is one of the (justly) more famous Spider-Man stories, one I'm familiar with but never read until Marvel published their nice new hard-cover edition. Peter David (in his first major comic role) knocks it out the ballpark telling a dark, complex and important story.

The original 4-parter (PP: Spectacular Spider-Man 107-110) takes a different approach to most other Spidey stories at the time, as we start off with the unwitnessed brutal death of a long time multi-comic cha...more
Fizzgig76
Reprints Peter Parker, Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110 and Spectacular Spider-Man (1) #134-136 (October 1985-March 1988). A vigilante is stalking the streets of New York City. He calls himself the Sin-Eater and no one is safe from his own style of justice. Armed with a shotgun, his first victim is Spider-Man's sometime ally Detective Jean DeWolff. Now Spider-Man must hunt down the killer and he has help from Daredevil. Once Spider-Man realizes the Sin-Eater's identity, a battle to keep him behin...more
Shannon Appelcline
Death of Jean DeWolff (107-110). I was expecting this to be a good story for the '80s, but it turns out to be pretty phenomenal for any era. There's perhaps a bit more attention to superhero tropes here than if the story had been written in the modern day, but besides that it's pretty amazing. A lot of that is because David focuses on the real world: with criminals with much more genuine mental problems than the normal super-villains of comics … and real people paying the consequences. Killing o...more
Trey Conrad
Sep 26, 2012 Trey Conrad rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Comic book fans
This is a great story but the problem I have with this trade is there's no sense of how important Jean DeWolff was to the Spider-Man universe. While the reveal of the villain was a bit predictable it didn't make his actions any less compelling. There's great moments between Spider-Man and Daredevil including the reveal of their greatest secret. The art is great in true 80's fashion. An excellent book but could be much better with some flashbacks to Jean DeWolff.
Khairul H.
One of the more memorable stories in the Spider-Man canon. Jean De Wolff, a popular supporting character, was killed off-panel and that starts off the hunt for the serial killer Sin-Eater. I'm not sure but Sin Eater was probably inspired by the Son of Sam serial killings that terrorised New York at the time.

A few years later, this story tangentially contributed to the birth of popular (and by now over used) Spidey villain, Venom.
Federiken Masters
Nov 24, 2010 Federiken Masters marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Federiken by: Su autor y su bajo precio.
Historia a cargo de uno de mis guionistas yanquis preferidos sobre uno de los personajes yanquis más emblemáticos, pero del que menos cosas interesantes he leído. Lo conseguí en la edición de Panini a muy bajo precio gracias a que tiene el lomo roto. Cuando lo arregle y lo pueda leer sin riesgos, seguro se gane su correspondiente reseña.
Antony Flores
This book i do not like it i love it i like the whole spiderman books and in this book their was a womens death.



Luiz Fernando
The book i read includes "Peter Parker, Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110 and Spectacular Spider-Man (1) #134-136 (October 1985-March 1988)". I must say it was surprisingly better than i expected.

Recommended!
Rick Hunter
Rick Hunter marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2014
Billy Candelaria
Billy Candelaria marked it as to-read
May 29, 2014
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
May 24, 2014
Shaun
Shaun marked it as to-read
May 14, 2014
Shaun
Shaun added it
May 10, 2014
Greg
Greg marked it as to-read
Apr 22, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
13681
aka David Peters

Peter Allen David (often abbreviated PAD) is an American writer, best known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels. David often jokingly describes his occupation as "Writer of Stuff". David is noted for his prolific writing, characterized by its mingling of real world issues with humor and references to popular culture. He also uses metafiction frequently, usually to humo...more
More about Peter David...
The Dark Tower, Volume 1: The Gunslinger Born Imzadi (Star Trek the Next Generation) Q-Squared Q-In-Law (Star Trek: The Next Generation, #18) X-Factor: The Longest Night

Share This Book