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Spider-Man: Deadly Foes of Spider-Man

(Deadly Foes of Spider-Man #1-4)

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Collects Deadly Foes of Spider-Man #1-4 and Lethal Foes of Spider-Man #1-4.

Spider-Man's greatest villains take the spotlight, struggling to make their way against heroes and rival villains alike! Featuring the Beetle and Speed Demon, later of the Thunderbolts! Dr. Octopus! The Vulture! Stegron! Swarm! Hydro-Man! The Rhino! The Kingpin! The Answer! And more! And guest-starr
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Kindle Edition, 208 pages
Published November 9th 2011 by Marvel
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Baba
Jun 14, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Deadly Foes Of Spider-Man is a 4 issue Limited Series focusing on the Sinister Syndicate and the lives of Beetle, Shocker, Rhino, Speed Demon, Boomerang, Hydro Man and the machinations of the Kingpin - 6 out of 12

Lethal Foes Of Spider-Man #1-4, not as good as Deadly Foes of Spider-man despite having Doc Octopus, The Answer, Vulture and the original Ringman added to the original cast! A paltry 4 out of 12.

5 out of 12 overall.
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RG
May 10, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5* i enjoyed this. More about different villains than Spider-man himself. At times it was too dialogue heavy.
Adam Graham
May 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
This book collects two four-issue Comic mini-series, the Deadly Foes of Spider-man and the Lethal Foes of Spider-man.

The Deadly Foes is a very good story. While Spider-man is in the book, the focus isn't on him. It's on the villains of the newly reconvened sinister Syndicate led by the Beetle and featuring several other villains including the Rhino.

The story grows more complex as the villains start plotting against each other and it's fascinating to see how they end up dividing into different
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Jente Ottenburghs
This book collects two series that revolve around some enemies of Spider-man. I really liked the switching alliances between the villains and the occasional appearance of Spider-man. The first part was okay. Too much text and sometimes difficult to keep track of the relationships between the villains. The second part was much better.

I give 3 stars for part 1 and 4 stars for part 2. On average:3.5.
Nicholas Ahlhelm
Mar 28, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Danny Fingeroth's two Spider-Man series collected here don't really look to break a whole lot of ground, but they are fun Spider-stories in an era where even the Friendly Neighborhood Wall-Crawler was getting dark and gritty. ...more
Ta0paipai
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic
I love it when jobbers get fleshed out and this collection does just that. Suddenly, I like Rhino. The art and plots are consistent, unlike so many mixed-bag graphics novels I've read. A classic mix of cornball crimefighting fun from the era. ...more
Andrew
Aug 14, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
“The Deadly Foes of Spider-Man” collects the 4 issues of the mini-series of the same name, and the sequel “The Lethal Foes of Spider-Man” which was also a 4 issue mini-series. As such, this book satisfies my first requirement of a graphic novel reprint – the story contained between the covers stands alone, and does NOT pick up where a previous one ended / drop off in a cliffhanger?

However, the overall story (and especially the art) was what I would call “typical comic book superhero”. Like cott
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Dan Taylor
Collects two related four-part Spider-Man miniseries. Some of Spidey's deadliest foes get together and battle amongst themselves -- and occasionally the Web Slinger. Spidey is definitely a supporting character in this book, with characters like Rhino, Doc Ock, The Beetle and Speed Demon taking center stage. ...more
Walt Walkowski
This "book" focuses on the lives and personalities of Spider-Man's enemies, and frankly, they're just not as interesting as the web-slinger himself. Nice to have them all in one place, though, and to follow the storyline across two separate special series. ...more
Nazary
Oct 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A surprisingly good anthology as most old collections don't age well at all. It has a good cast of characters and actual twists and turns. ...more
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Daniel Fingeroth (/ˈfɪŋɡərɔːθ/) is an American comic book writer and editor, best known for a long stint as group editor of the Spider-Man books at Marvel Comics.

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Deadly Foes of Spider-Man (4 books)
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