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The Scorpion was just the beginning!

Alistair Smythe, the Spider-Slayer, has returned - and Mac Gargan isn't the only subject he's upgraded. The Spider-Slayer is about to unleash an entire insect army on Spider-Man's world! And as part of his ultimate revenge, Smythe is out turn one of Spidey's first-ever victories into one of his biggest losses. No one in Spidey's life is safe! And amid the fallout from these events, Peter will make a choice - a promise - even he might not be able to fulfill.

Plus: Spider-Man visits the FF for a very private wake - just for family - and a new web-slinger is born!

Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #652-657 and #654.1.

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Highly Recommended!This was my first venture into reading any Spider-Man series. I picked up this collection because it included the 654.1 issue were we learn about the "new" Venom. I was told that this issue was "required reading" for the current ongoing Venom series. From what I can tell, that makes a lot of sense.I believe this collection (ASM 652-657) is a FANTASTIC set of issues. I didn't feel overwhelmed by jumping in at #652, as there was plenty of background in the dialog. Sure, I felt a...

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GN Review -- Amazing Spider-Man: Matters of Life and Death / Dan 0

Originally posted on my blog, The Comics Cove, not too long ago...I don't think I've made any secret that Spider-Man is one of my favorite, if not my absolute favorite, comic book superhero. I've read a lot of the more recent story arcs, particularly after the lamentable One More Day, and have to admit I've found the treatment of the web-slinger to be pretty admirable since then. One volume that deserves mention in that group is the collection by Dan Slott and company, titled Matters of Life and...

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