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Spider-Man Super Hero Squad Review: The Sand Pit Stand-Off

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The last hurrah of the Spider-Man Super Hero Squad ended up being more of a whimper than a bang. As a line, it was really all over the place. Some of the two-packs were excellent, while others were lacking. The vehicles and playset were odd but the whole line didn’t meld together as well as it could have. So that leaves the last piece of the Spider-Man Super Hero Squad puzzle: the 5-pack.

The sensational Spider-Man is locked in battle with his most dangerous enemies ever! He leaps from construction crane to bulldozer, slinging webs like never before. Meanwhile, New Goblin zooms through the sky on his sky stick, hurling pumpkin bombs, even as Venom and Sandman fight tooth and claw to be the first to land a punch on the web slinger!

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Spider-Man Super Hero Squad Review: Green Goblin & New Goblin

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The Spider-Man Super Hero Squad line had a tough path to tread. With only a singular hero that meant a lot of packs would get Spider-Man but this is the first one to drop the titular hero and included a father and son pair instead! Sure, it doesn’t make any sense from a continuity standpoint, but getting two goblins over another Spider-Man isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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Spider-Man 3 Super Hero Squad – Unmasked Spider-Man & New Goblin

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It’s amazing how often super heroes end up having their costumes destroyed but one of them takes the cake: Spider-Man. While Reed Richards has given many heroes costumes made of unstable molecules that prevent them from ripping, Spider-Man got the short end of the stick. It seems like no matter where or who he fights, he ends up losing a bootie or having to do some major patching work. But maybe that’s just another power he got from the spider that bit him, the ability to be able to sow really, really well.

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