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Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, Volume 1: Revival

(Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man (Collected Editions) #1)

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Miles Morales, the ultimate Spider-Man, is back in action with a new status quo and a new outlook on life! It's the anniversary of Peter Parker's death, but as the world mourns the original Spider-Man, a gathering of Spidey's friends and foes reveal some shocking truths about Peter and his world! A big, big villain from Peter's past is alive and well...and about to turn Ne ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 25th 2014 by Marvel (first published November 18th 2014)
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Anne
Jun 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Miles Morales is the only good thing about the Ultimate universe.
And while that's my personal opinion, I think there are a lot of people out there who will agree with me.

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I haven't kept up with him the way I wanted to, mainly because I hate the universe he lives in, but after reading this, I've renewed my vow to find all of the volumes that I've missed.
I love this kid!
I wanna squish him, and hug him, and then make sure he eats a sandwich or something before he goes out on patrol...
Adorable!

Anywa
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Sam Quixote
Mar 01, 2018 rated it it was ok
Weeellll, it had to happen eventually didn’t it? Brian Bendis’ surprisingly-consistent run of near-faultless Miles Morales comics comes to an end with this newly-renumbered title launched in the wake of the Ultimates event, Cataclysm. Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, Volume 1: Revival is unfortunately pretty crap.

I’ll probably never bother with Cataclysm as it sounds like generic event garbage (Galactus rocks up, he hungers, etc. etc. whatevs) so it’s irritating that I missed a noteworthy de
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Sesana
Jul 08, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics, superhumans
I feel like the way this story resolves will probably have an affect on how I feel about this volume. Because Peter is back, and in costume, and I still don't know how or why or if it's even really him, and not an imposter or a clone or a Skrull or... I admit that my heart skipped a beat when he showed up in the book. I loved Ultimate Peter, and I did miss him... But I kind of feel like he should have been left in peace, and that Miles should have been allowed to take sole control of his book. B ...more
Terence
Sep 04, 2015 rated it liked it
Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man starts off normal. Two years have passed since Peter Parker died and Aunt May is holding a memorial service at the house in his honor. Everyone comes, reminisces, and talks about what life would be like if Peter was still alive...and then things go crazy
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Yeah that's Peter and yeah he's alive hence the title Revival. He's not the only one who's alive who should be dead.
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The volume felt rushed and all it did was open up tons of questions. I have to say I'm disa
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Bradley
Dec 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
I like Miles! Unfortunately for me, this little run is way too short and skimpy. I read about Parker's death, I read Superior Spider-Man, but I missed the whole Ultimates run and Galacticus, so just trying to get to know Miles for the first time here is not exactly the smartest thing I could have done. *sigh*

Still, I love the spoilers. The whole passing-the-mantle thing. Primo. The art's good. The story is pretty decent. I love what's happened to Green Goblin. I can chew the cud on this one for
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Anthony
Jun 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was good but all it really seemed to do was raise questions about Ultimate Peter Parker and then not answer them within this volume. Curse you, Bendis, for making me read more of your comics!

It was also pretty cool to see Miles take on Norman Osborn.
Liz Janet
Feb 28, 2016 rated it liked it
I am going to start with what might appear as a spoiler for non-comic book readers, but no surprise to those that have been reading them for the longest time: SPIDER MAN IS NOT DEAD, MILES MORALES IS SIMPLY ANOTHER VERSION OF SPIDER MAN FOR THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE, WHICH IS OFTEN TIMES NOT THE BEST COMIC UNIVERSE LINE, THEREFORE, DO NOT WORRY, PETER PARKER WILL RETURN.
Now with that put of the way, Miles Morales is an adorable little twit! I doubt he will be Peter Parker material (only he can fill
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Heather Taake
Mar 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
SO good! Dang cliffhanger, though! I can't wait to read the novelization by Jason Reynolds.
Craig
Feb 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
I love Miles Morales as a character, but I really wish we could just follow his story. In this volume, it appears that the previous Ultimate Spider-Man, Peter Parker, is alive and well and back from the grave. Along with his nemesis, Norman Osborn/Green Goblin. Really? Do we have to keep re-hashing this stuff over and over? I'd much rather read about Miles' own, original adventures. And there's enough of that in here to warrant a four-star rating. But I want more. I sure hope this stupid Secret ...more
Nerdish Mum
Feb 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Even though there was a lot going on in this book, the story was easy to follow and an enjoyable read. A lot better than I expected.
Nikki
Apr 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was tearing through the pages of this and I need the next volume like, yesterday.
Amber
Dec 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Miles Morales has my heart. He is a superb character! Bendis did a great job bringing Miles to life in this volume. I had never read anything with Miles Morales before. Honestly, I was a little afraid to. I only knew Peter Parker as Spider-Man and have long gotten past that rigidity since the Spider-Verse arc and the Superior Spider-Man arc. Finally, I decided to give good ole' Ultimate Spider-Man a try, and I regret not jumping on sooner.

This is not the first official volume that features Mil
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Dan
There is very little reason that this is a new volume, it simply carries on the Ultimate Spider-Man story under a new title. In the Ultimate Universe, a sort of parallel world to the main Marvel Continuity, Peter Parker died fighting the Green Goblin and teenager Miles Morales took over the mantle.

At least, that is what everyone thought. In this volume both Peter Parker and the Green Goblin have reappeared. Whether it is genuinely them or not remains to be seen. Whilst this certainly ramps up th
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Chris Lemmerman
Nov 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
As usual, this series would frustrate the hell out of me in single issues, but reading the trade makes up for that. This volume sets up some excellent action and new mysteries as Bendis plays with his own continuity and brings back some fan favourite characters to great effect. The story ends with a 'to br continued' and it's a testament to Bendis that I want to read the next volume already. David Marquez's art is top-notch, highly detailed and full of life, thanks to Justin Ponsor's colour pale ...more
Shannon Appelcline
After a few volumes of meandering through New Ultimates stories, Ultimate Spider-Man is suddenly firing on all cylinders again. This volume has a great focus on Miles' personal life, a great look at a variety of supporting cast members, and a great return to a classic USM villain. I am entirely obsessed with the 3+ cliffhangers left dangling in this book, and want to find out what happens next!!
Sara
Jun 10, 2015 rated it it was ok
not for Spidey n00bs such as myself - too many characters and previous plots to know about.

Kate Bishop is in this but she is eleventy times more interesting in Hawkeye.

no interesting female characters... they all look the same and basically just cry.
Diane
May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya, comics
I thought I had gotten all of the parts from the library but apparently not... There are big gaps that I'm not sure what's going on but can still follow what's happening. So I'll try to find the bits that I've missed!
Hector Ibarraran
Jan 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Angie
Mar 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel
Aw man! Do I really have to pick between Spider-mans? I love them all! But Peter's being a big jerk to Miles, so something fishy is going on (besides the fact Peter's not actually DEAD). Methinks clones are running amok in this series...
Dayla
Aug 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This art. This art is incredible. Also, loving Miles Morales...though the story is a teensy bit predictable...okay, I'm still loving it.

Happy reading!
John
Dec 02, 2014 rated it liked it
In which we discover that Peter Parker is a dick.
Jason
Dec 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015, spider-man
Such a great book. Rekindles my love of Spider-man stories.
Ryan Stewart
May 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Really, really good. But it has me really worried, too. I have grown to love Miles and I hope Peter's return doesn't force MM to ride shotgun.
Jonathan Roberts
Mar 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2015
Just like soap operas no one ever stays dead........ Lame
Tony Goodwyn
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's not just that I have these issues in my personal comic book collection. It's not just that Miles is a character I've immensely enjoyed reading. It's not even the (admittedly controversial) re-introduction of more than one previously dead characters. It's about the overarching emotional experience you get when reading this story.

There are so many memorable character moments in this arc, it's nearly impossible to count them all. From the 2-page spreads depicting what his friends and family th
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Joshua
Jan 12, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
One of the better comics from Ultimate Marvel I have read. I came to this after seeing Into the Spider-verse, and I like that version of Miles better, but this is still pretty good. All of the characters coming to remember Peter feel like real people, which often doesn't seem to be the case with Ultimate characters. The knock-off Spider-Man characters and what happens to Norman Osborne are an interesting addition, but they add to the frustration that this collection doesn't really conclude an ar ...more
Christian
Aug 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
Before reading this, I was hitherto uninitiated into the Miles Morales version of our friendly neighborhood superhero other than the fact that I was aware that there was an uproar over the internet because of a "black Spiderman." To simply call him "black Spiderman" is to completely ignore the fully rounded character the writer has created, a character whose intellect, humanity and ability to cleverly quip are on par with even Golden Age Peter Parker. Highly, highly, highly recommended, and I wi ...more
Travis
Aug 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: marvel
Miles is so mediocre. Actually, I would call him a below average character. Incredibly boring. He's not funny, insightful, creative, or fun. But of course, he's a "good" person so I'm supposed to care. I admire his courage, but it's hard to not think about Peter.

This was okay. Perhaps the next volume will be better?? And with less Norman Osborn? I just hate the Green Goblin so much. One of the lamest villains ever.
Jason
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was ok
Incomplete story that introduces some BIG questions with literally zero pay-off. Not worthy of being a standalone volume/collection. I'd give it 1 star but there's at least some some creative art in here and some great Miles-Ganke banter.
❄Elsa Frost❄
Best book to kick off with in 2019! Especially after having seen the amazing film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. There's a reason why Miles Morales is one of my favorite superheroes!
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A comic book writer and erstwhile artist. He has won critical acclaim (including five Eisner Awards) and is one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics. For over eight years Bendis’s books have consistently sat in the top five best sellers on the nationwide comic and graphic novel sales charts.

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