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Posted 11/19/14
Anyone seen it here?
In that case, did you like it?

Personally I think it's great.
At first when I saw a preview of Spidey using a motorcycle I honestly cringed, but after having given it a chance it's kind of grown on me.

There's been some questionable choices in the show at the very beginning.
For one thing I'm not sure I understand why Spidey needs to be part of a team.
It reaks of the avengers envy.

Hey, Disney, just because Avengers was a smash hit, doesn't mean you need to make every show something that resembles The Avengers.

Also, the way they speak of the Avengers, I get they are famous in the marvel universe and all, but Spider-Man is one hell of a hero in his own right.

For one thing I personally believe he's much better than Iron-Man both in terms of power he's also much more likeable and relatable.

That being said, I can live with the web-head Avengers variation if the show continues to show promise.

Anyway what's your opinion?
Have you given it a chance yet?

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Posted 11/19/14
I thought that the show was good
I like it do to the fact that it went its own direction, sometimes I have trouble with that (like with Hulk and the Agents of SMASH) but in this case I was for some reason able to accept that this was its own universe.

I can see what you mean by the fact he's on a team does resemble the Avengers a lot, but... I guess I kind of ignored that because of how much I like the group he was paired with.

I honestly don't see the Avengers being much bigger than Spider-Man in this universe as problem. The whole point of the first season is that Spider-Man had only been a hero for about a year before by SHIELD, in that time people were still listening to J Jonah Jaminson who was telling people that Spider-Man was just a menace. So really it makes sense seeing as he's still only a teenager, he has really terrible public representation.
My real problem with the Avenger's involvement was that at this point we know the three cartoons made by Disney (Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man, Hulk and the Agents of SMASH) are all connected and yet when we first meet the Avengers in Spider-Man they are completely different from how they appear latter on, seriously Hawkeye was kind of a jerk, Tony was basically deadpan most the episode.

Overal I enjoy the show, the dynamic between Spidey and his team is great, the humor is continuos throughout but does a decent job without falling into the same tired patterns. I would recommend it
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Posted 11/20/14
I preferred Spectacular Spider-Man. I tried watching Ultimate Spider-Man on Netflix and it just wasn't doing it for me I don't maybe the later seasons get better but I found it hard to sit through the first season. And the less said about Avengers Assemble the better...ugh seriously Earth's Mightiest Heroes was so much better.
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Posted 11/20/14

SquallFire wrote:
I honestly don't see the Avengers being much bigger than Spider-Man in this universe as problem. The whole point of the first season is that Spider-Man had only been a hero for about a year before by SHIELD, in that time people were still listening to J Jonah Jaminson who was telling people that Spider-Man was just a menace. So really it makes sense seeing as he's still only a teenager, he has really terrible public representation.


Well that is in fact my problem with the reboot in a nutshell.
Originally, by the time The Avengers have even been established, Spider-Man has been in the business for years and is an adult already, but here he is reduced to an inexperienced teenager that gets overshadowed by The Avengers and their glory.
It is "ULTIMATE" Spidey, though, so I guess they are trying to go down the road of the Ultimate comic book much like they're doing with The Avengers as well.

Looking at it on the bright of things however, Spider-Man has always sort of been a figurehead for teenagers rather than adults, so I guess it makes sense in that regard.
I've just grown up along with the character of Spider-Man growing up as well, so for a tv-series it might not be ideal for what I associate Spider-Man with these days.




dreadreaver89 wrote:

I preferred Spectacular Spider-Man. I tried watching Ultimate Spider-Man on Netflix and it just wasn't doing it for me I don't maybe the later seasons get better but I found it hard to sit through the first season. And the less said about Avengers Assemble the better...ugh seriously Earth's Mightiest Heroes was so much better.

I've considered giving Spectacular Spider-Man a shot since it has been praised a lot and its cancellation was mourned haha.
It does seem to pay homage to the original Spider-Man a lot more than the modern movieverse one that seems to overall, be a representation of the Ultimate universe.


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Posted 11/21/14
I like U-s, really captures spidey well, also nice to see him deal with marvels big guns like avengers, guardians, yet he becomes the main star, as he should.
He was my favourite & 1st marvel characters!

Still love the 90's cartoon of spiderman, that was a fantastic series. Was terrified of manspider!
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Posted 11/22/14
Some designs are flat but the show's overall enjoyable. I like the universe, cameos and references to classic Marvel comics and classic Spider-Man. One thing I always look forward to is the design of a new/guest character and which version will they take him/her from.
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I am looking forward to more of this universe, especially after the spider-verse eps, though I get the feeling we are reaching the climax. Considering the build up with the other characters on Spidey's team not to mention the various stories within it being wrapped up.

Hope it doesn't end up as a cliffhanger ending like the 90's spider-man show did, loved it but felt the ending didn't work well as the ending, since it didn't conclude everything well.
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