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Part of CV's Top 100 Spider-Man Universe Stories - reviewed!The best of the first ten issues of The Amazing Spider-Man is probably issue #3, the first time Spider-Man encounters Doctor Octopus. Now, in issue 11, Doctor Octopus is released from prison for time served and good behavior, and the rematch between them does not disappoint!The only small problem with this comic is that when last we saw Doc Ock, two of his mechanical arms had been fused together, and now they're fully restored - we can ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
The cover: 3½ stars Not one of my favourite covers, but it does the job. Doctor Octopus looks menacing and aggressive, Spider-Man appears helpless and you can tell immediately the scene is set on a boat. So why am I not blown away by it … it’s just a bit dull and static. Turning Point (21 pages) This issue lives up to its title; it marks a turn in the storytelling style of this series, it’s a much darker tale than anything we’ve had so far. It also features the return of Spidey’s deadliest villa...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
This classic issue is written by Stan Lee and drawn by Steve Ditko. In this comic we see Doc Ock being released from prison after being captured by Spidey back in issue #3. After being released we get a pretty big surprise. Peter Parker's girlfriend at the time, Betty Brant is the person to pick him up from jail upon his release. Spidey see's all this and puts a spider tracer on Betty's car so he can find them later.(note: this issue actually has the first appearence of the spider tracer) Later ...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Doc Ock has served his time and is being released from prison. Spiderman not trusting him decides to follow him and finds him getting into a car with none other than Betty Brant. This is something major, yet it was handled in a monor way. These days her or her families ties to crime, this deep would have been explored, and it would have served as a good back story, as it is it is only exploited for a quicky one shot to give Spiderman a reason to beat up on some gangster types. However the story...1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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