If the cover shows an accurate representation of MJ's Venom look, not bad.
Honestly I agree with these guys about the Secret Wars tie-in.
Especially after reading Conway and Stegman's version. That's how you write a married Peter with a kid. Also I'm excited to see what Ryan Stegman can do now that he's officially co-writing the book.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #9
Gerry Conway (W) Ryan Stegman (W/A/C)
* MJ's Regent-tech suit has been acting up and sapping spidey-powers from Peter, so she went and got herself a biological upgrade.
* Something black and white and terrible all over...
* With MJ bonded to the Venom symbiote, will she give in to its villainous urges?
32 pages, $3.99.
Interesting solicitation. Really looking forward to seeing what happens.
"You'll never learn to fly now 'til you're standing at the cliff."
They chalk up Spider-Man's curb-stomping Doc Ock as an example of an underlying argument that Spider-Man would be a violent killer with a family. In the actual scene, the reason he does that is, as Ock points out, the supervillains are the ones in charge of the "law," so there's no one to leave him to put in jail. It's a pretty unusual circumstance that we normally don't get.
On a more subjective note, I wasn't bothered by the idea that the characters didn't seem aware of Battleworld; this was the only Secret Wars title I read and I wanted something that was detached from the main story as possible. I'm also not sure why the costumes not being exact analogues for the ones in the old comics was a problem; it is an AU story, after all. (I kind of got the idea that RYV was written as a "broad strokes" version of the Marvel world, not a "it diverged from the main timeline after issue X" so everything before that is the same" setup.)
I personally liked the miniseries a lot, although I agree that Conway seems to doing a better job in terms of content and technical craftsmanship.
Stegman met a young Spiderling cosplayer at C2E2
Any indication if the upcoming Venom story is in honor of the "Venom-Verse" event or not?
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/04...ers-panel-c2e/Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows — Mary Jane becomes Venom. Seeing the word WHAM on the preview art page prompted everyone on the panel and audience to sing a few bars of “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.”
More cosplay cuteness
MJ from RYV#8