Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #11

Background

Mary-Jane is busy with her newly restored modelling life. Peter Parker has been playing Spider-Man, in spite of his promise to MJ, in spite of his potential career at Tri-Corp, in spite of everything other than his over-developed sense of responsibility, for which we love him.

Story 'Bright Lights, Bigger City'

  Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #11
Summary: The Blob, MJ's Stalker
Arc: Part 1 of 'Bright Lights, Bigger City' (1-2)
Editor: Ralph Macchio
Writer: Howard Mackie
Pencils: John Byrne
Inker: John Byrne
Cover Art: John Byrne

Mary-Jane is back in town, but not with Peter. One she's still mad with him for missing the plan, two she's doing the super-model thing, and three some stalker is threatening Peter's wife. She's not too busy to spend some time with Jill Stacy, though. Oh, did I mention that her stalker is getting REAL close?

J.J.J. asks Peter to arrange an interview for the Bugle's fashion editor with MJ. But when he gets there, his Spider-Sense goes ballistic, as the Blob arrives. A simple case of armoured-truck breaking. But Spidey's been at this game for a while too, and he manages to wrap up the Blob before too long.

He then swings down and rescues MJ. Ooops, I guess that means she knows he's back in the webs.

General Comments

Well, it's character development... we can't complain. These comics really did need to settle down and get some stories going - and that's what they seem to be doing.

Overall Rating

In the right area, so let's say three webs.