Comic of the Week (5/4/11) – Fear Itself: Spider-Man #1

By Vince

With another big event in “Fear Itself,” we’re of course treated to a whole lineup of tie-in comics. Event tie-ins have been very inconsistent over the years, with probably more bad than good. However, Fear Itself: Spider-Man plays its role perfectly. It expands on the story of the Fear Itself miniseries, without being required reading for the overall story. At the same time, it tells a solid Spider-Man story without being required reading for Amazing Spider-Man. Fans of one story may check out this title and become interested in the other, which is exactly what a tie-in miniseries should do.

Fear Itself: Spider-Man #1
Marvel Comics
Story: Chris Yost
Art: Mike McKone, Jeromy Cox

Vince is the self-proclaimed “Massive Nerd.” His interests range from video games and comics to anime and Transformers collectibles.

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