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Spider-Man: Died In Your Arms Tonight

(Amazing Spider-Man (1999) (Collected Editions) #29)

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  595 ratings  ·  32 reviews
This one's got it all! The return of Doctor Octopus, Daredevil, a wedding you never predicted, and the return of one of the most important people in Peter Parker's life in a giant-sized story by Dan Slott and John Romita Jr. Doc's back in town, but it's only a prelude to darker days ahead as Spidey unknowingly prepares for a gauntlet he can't even see coming. On top of all ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published November 25th 2009 by Marvel Comics (first published November 4th 2009)
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Wing Kee
Oct 24, 2018 rated it liked it
A great Romita Jr. issue and filler for the rest.

World: The art for the Romita Jr issues was great, I love his art and his Spidey just looks awesome. The rest of the issues with so many different artists was rather forgettable, nothing special to write home about. The world building is okay, it’s the culmination of the May and Jay wedding and it’s a good thing to see new different pieces in the Spidey world, it’s a change in the status quo somewhat and that’s good. I liked Brand New Day before b
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Nick Phillips
Dec 10, 2016 rated it liked it
A good two-part story split by some hit and miss joke covers and some short stories so meta that in another universe they'd be enemies of The Flash. The main tales focus on an interesting element of super heroism/villainy asking who is actually to blame for the actions that take place. Doc Oc is dying thanks to all the punches to the head that he's sustained from various super heroes and decides to do one last positive (in his mind at least) action by which he'll be remembered after he's gone. U ...more
Rocky Sunico
This was another of those a little all over the place books. It was nice to address Aunt May's rather quick wedding to Jonah's father but the surrounding story with a dying Doctor Octopus was an odd framing device. But hey, it was a fun justification to finally bring Mary Jane back to New York. So kudos there.
Roman Colombo
Jul 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: marvel
The Doc Ock story is great, and the return of Ben Reily is intriguing. Since this was an anniversary issue, mainly, it had a lot of small stories that were mostly good.
Jen
Dec 20, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is just a bunch of unconnected stories.
Mike
Feb 15, 2013 rated it liked it
The parade of micro-stories here are more tribute to what was than any serious examination of what is or what's to come (though there are occasional forays into such territory). I find myself flipping through them quickly, wanting to get back to the "current-day story", even though these are decent vignettes for Spidey's life and family. (excepting Stan Lee's self-indulgent nonsense)

Ben and May's "origin" was decent - certainly interesting to see the fragments strung together. Wish the art was b
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Andy
May 10, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics, spider-man
This collects Issues 600-601 plus the Annual 36 and a collection of shorts that have appeared in various comics. The annual deals with a trip to Boston and Spidey fighting a new villain with ties to his past. Nothing special but clearly setting up a future storyline.

The main deal though is the 600th issue which does a really nice job of summing up the emotional side of Spider-Man and Peter interspaced with some entertaining action. Aunt May is getting married and an old flame of hers doesn't ta
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Eric
Man I must not be a fan of these types of trades cause I know the point is to entice me but in reality what happens is quite the opposite. Because there's so many different folks writing for the same character for the same story I found myself getting slightly annoyed at all the quips and one lines that I know everyone loves from Spider-Man. Ugh. Such a disappointment. TAS #600-#601 were exceptional. Don't get me wrong but some of the other tales... and the way some folks looked completely diffe ...more
Matt
Jun 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Collects Amazing Spider-Man issues #600-601, the lead story in Amazing Spider-Man Family issue #7, and Amazing Spider-Man Annual #36

It doesn't look like there is a lot in this collection when you read the comic books that are included, but this is a pretty big book. The main story is about the wedding between May Parker and J. Jonah Jameson Sr.

Doctor Octopus is back and causing more trouble. I've been reading a bunch of the recent Spider-Man comics in non-chronological order, so I may be wrong
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Matt Shaqfan
Apr 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing
The first couple issues in this collection are a little weak, focusing mostly on Aunt May and stuff, but they're not horrible. Following that though is the ridiculously oversized ASM #600 which is damn near perfect. Romita Jr on art A+. Dan Slott writing A+. This one's got great action, great Spidey banter and jokes, team-ups with the FF and Avengers, Aunt May's wedding--- all this centered around the twisted, yet kind of tragic new Doc Ock trying to give the world one last 'gift'. It's good int ...more
Matt
Dec 26, 2014 rated it liked it
Interesting points in this volume:
Peter putting his foot in his mouth at a pre-wedding gathering.

Spider-Man grabbing a machine gun away from a villain, saying "Y'know, politically speaking, Boston's a pretty liberal town, so what say we violate the second amendment a little bit here, and take away your right to bear arms!"

A brief dissection of the embarrassing moment that they created the Spider-Mobile. (Were they trying to sell toys?) "What kind of fevered ego puts your face on his hubcaps?" "W
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Sean
Feb 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'm pretty sure this book has it all. Any type of comics reader and Spider-Man fan can find something in here to love. First there is Aunt May's wedding. As corny as it sounds the stories leading up to it and the event itself were heart warming. Interesting new villains and interesting takes on old villains are highlighted here. The art from many different artists all seem to fit each different story perfectly. The only drawback is behavior from Peter that is a little more risqué than one would ...more
Thomas
Jul 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Read as single issues: The story from ASMFamily was a very touching one. The main story from ASM 600 is a classic Spidey/Ock battle. That story felt a little long though. It's like they were trying to cram in everyone Spider-Man has ever know but 600 is a big milestone. Most of the other little side stores are fantastic. They are the kind of sentimentalism that a true Spidey fan feels and has come to expect in big issues. Issue 601 was good and leaves a good cliffhanger towards the next storylin ...more
Geonessary
May 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Started off terrible. Terrible art. Terrible story. No real movement. One long section is literally old woman story rambling.

After that it picks up and once you get to issue 600 it really picks up. It has everything you want in a Spidey book. Great story, classic villain, heart-felt moments, the works! I highly recommend this book. If you're struggling with the beginning issues just skip to the first issue with good artwork, you won't be missing out on anything.
Stefan Fergus
It gets three because some of this is quite strong. Some of it... Really isn't. The quipping in #600 was excessive, and I've not read an issue of anything that felt like it was dragging SO MUCH. The rest was ok, though. I'll be interested to see what happens next.
Tony
Feb 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Much more fun than the collection that proceed it. Issue 600 is a longer than usual issue containing an inventive new take on Doc Ock and some nice smaller stories. The rest deals with Aunt May's wedding and some of the aftermath.
Jacob
Sep 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel
You know Peter, since your aunt is only related to you by marriage her family isn't related to you by blood at all, and only loosely related to you by law, those girls aren't really your cousins. Still be weird though.
Keith
Dec 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
Contains several shorts which surround the 600th issue main meal. The center piece is a Spidey vs. Doc Ock battle delightfully drawn by John Romita Jr. Also we get Aunt May's wedding. It's mostly got the classic Spider-man feel.
Ed
Jun 30, 2012 rated it did not like it
More like Doctor WANKERPUS!
Dwayne Keller
Jul 15, 2012 rated it liked it
Some good stories, but some continued. I read trade paperbacks to get the whole story, not a part.
Ingrid Espinosa
Jan 13, 2013 rated it liked it
my favorite comic super hero, i missed you!
makes me want to read comimcs regularly again. aside from that though, it's good, but not particularly fantas-wow-tastic. but a good read nonetheless
Mic
May 13, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: phs-comics
Mainly consisted of soppy story, not as much action as you'd like.
Janie
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book is a confusing mismash of all sorts of random little stories, however, the art is (mostly) amazing, the sort of connected storyline is awesome. So.
Iain
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great collection of relatively short stories, including some very emotional and well-written ones at the beginning. Great stuff.
Talk Comix
Mar 28, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: comic-books
Probably the worst spidey book i have read
Beau
Jul 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
It was good but it was a mishmash of spider-man comics. I didn't understand the logic of it.
Jj Grilliette
I did not read this book! Every time my husband starts a new book on Kindle, Goodreads shows that I am reading it!
Kananan Sarveswaran
Oct 17, 2015 rated it liked it
great book for people who love spider-man. Contains multiple stories.
Justin
May 10, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Issue #600 is pretty great, an essential for what comes up later (and is mainly why I picked this one up). The rest of the collection is a pretty uneven and pretty bad mishmash of stories.
Shannon Appelcline
Jul 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics, comics-marvel
This is a real mishmash of stuff. Some of it's mediocre, but more of it is quite good.
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