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The Best of Spider-Man: Volume 3

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  35 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The year's best Spider-Man stories, collected in one amazing volume

Marvel Comics proudly presents a complete year's worth of Amazing Spider-Man tales by writer J. Michael Straczynski and artist John Romita Jr., featuring Spider-Man at his very best - continuing to protect the innocent citizens of New York City from harm, even as he struggles to keep his personal life toget
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Marvel Comics Group
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Jul 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
One of the best things about this series was the portrayal of Aunt May. She was an amazing character, quite frequently more impressive than anyone else in the comic....
Aug 08, 2010 rated it it was ok
Well, now I'm starting to see why I hear people complain about Straczynski's Spider-Man run so often. It's so disappointing to see this comic slip so rapidly into the garbage, when it started out with so much promise. While JMS's decision to frame Spidey as a superhero with totemistic spider powers is jarring and a little strange, it at least felt bold and potentially mystical in an interesting way. But any originality has started to wear off at this point, as all of the plot lines surrounding t ...more
Sep 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
When I was in high school I volunteered at my local library. Besides shelving and dusting, there wasn't much to do, so I would always sift through the comics section (Library Congress numbers for graphic novels are: PN 6728 AUTHOR). This was my first comic book, and it'll always be my favorite. Sci-fi writer Joe Straczynski takes on ol' webhead and explores the totemic nature of his powers: ie, the spider food chain applies to Spider-Man as he encounters the Spider-Wasp.

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Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954), known professionally as J. Michael Straczynski and informally as Joe Straczynski or JMS, is an American writer and television producer. He works in films, television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. He is a playwright, a former journalist, and author of The Complete Book of Scriptwriting. He was the creator and showrunne ...more
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