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It’s always a nice touch when superhero movies remember to honor their comic book origins. With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 now in theaters, we thought we’d see how well Sam Raimi and Marc Webb’s Spider-Man movies fare in that department.

Here are a few examples of how they stayed true to the comics they’re based on.

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1. Spider-Man: “With Great Power Comes

What better way to review a comic movie than with a comic!

In the first Stripped, we tackle this Summer’s blockbuster war’s opening volley, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Marc Webb directs from a returning cast that includes Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, with new spider-threats played by Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan. Does it deliver?

amazing spider man 2 comic strip review See The Amazing Spider Man 2 Reviewed in Comic Strip Form

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