The Amazing Spider-Man #16

Marvel Comics

Written by Zeb Wells

Art by Ed McGuinness

Inks by Cliff Rathburn

Colors by Marcio Menyz

Letters by Joe Caramagna

The Rundown: Peter faces off against Ben who has a dangerous ace up his sleeve.

Ben Reilly wants his memories back and the ones he has are unreliable as he faces off against Peter i the streets of the city. As both battle it out, Ben shows Peter that he’s learned some new tricks. Ones that will keep Spider-Man on his toes.

At the same time, Maddy and Hallow’s Eve begin the next part of their plan using Venom as a means of distracting the X-Men while they make their way into their headquarters. As Peter is pushed to his limits, he is shown that his friends have been taken by Ben. Taken to a place where Peter will be subjected to a living nightmare.

The Story: Wells delivers a great, action packed story in this issue. I liked the banter between Peter and Ben and how his scattered memories are informing his decisions. The story has some entertaining moments throughout and I enjoyed the ending a lot.

The Art: McGuiness delivers some beautifully detailed art on every page of the issue. The visuals are lively and visually engaging.

The Amazing Spider-Man #16



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