Other than that…
…Alistair Smythe has a new Spider Slayer.
And MJ helps slay it.
Oh, and yay! John Romita Jr.’s back! If only for a few issues. I do enjoy his art, so I’m a bit sad that most of these three comics involve conversations and introspection—not a lot of opportunity for him to draw action. It’s good writing, though.
Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21 features the wedding, then Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man annual #7, which has the honeymoon. Of course, both events are crashed by villains. The annuals are both pretty uninspired. You can tell because Puma makes an appearance. Nobody likes Puma.
Amazing #290-292: David Michelinie and John Romita Jr. (#290-291), Alex Saviuk (#292
Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21: Jim Shooter (plot), David Michelinie (script), Paul Ryan (pencils)
Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man annual #7: Jim Owsley, Alan Kupperberg
Grades: #290-292: B-. Annuals: C-