By Tom Russo
Updated January 12, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST

In a future New York turning alarmingly dictatorial, an old-and-gray Peter Parker struggles to regain his lost superhero mojo.

For Fans of…
Frank Miller’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.

Does It Deliver?
Visually, Andrews brings the funk to Spider-Man like no other artist, and he writes the character with an angst that makes Tobey Maguire seem sunny. Here’s hoping the story line proves to be as distinctive.