Appearing in "Who Will Wear the Webs?"Edit
- Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) (Main story and flashback)
- Mary Jane Watson-Parker (Main story and flashback)
- Rolfe (First appearance)
- Tom Privetire (First appearance)
- Paul (Private Investigator)
- Daily Bugle (Only in flashback)
- May Parker (Mentioned)
- Ben Parker (Mentioned)
- New York City
Synopsis for "Who Will Wear the Webs?"Edit
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "The Worth of a Man"Edit
- Scarlet Spider (Ben Reilly) (Main story and flashback)
- Doctor Octopus (Carolyn Trainer) (First appearance) (Appears in shadow only)
- Dave (First appearance) (motel customer) (Only in flashback)
- Elliot (First appearance) (motel clerk) (Only in flashback)
- New York City
- Rachel (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
Synopsis for "The Worth of a Man"Edit
Ben decides to leave the Spidey identity to Peter and leave town (WoSM #128, '95) but wrecks his motorcycle, making him believe he doesn't want to leave after all. Meanwhile, Peter wakes up from a vivid, horrifying nightmare but can't remember any of it. Ben gets Seward's permission to use his Vermont cabin but receives a frantic call there from Seward telling him to get out of the house.. .now! Just after Ben exits, the cabin explodes. Ben returns to Seward's New York lab, finding it trashed and infested by metallic tentacled balls that wrap him up and jolt him with electricity into unconsciousness. Meanwhile, Seward cowers, an apparent prisoner in a room whose door is closed and locked by another tentacle.
Appearing in "Walk The Savage Land!"Edit
Races and Species:
Synopsis for "Walk The Savage Land!"Edit
As Spider-Man busts up yet another bank robbery, J. Jonah Jameson meets with his fellows at the Daily Bugle to try to find a quick way to bring profits back to the Daily Bugle. When they happen upon a news report about an explorer named Mr. Calkin who's traveled to the Savage Land, and hear his stories about a strange gigantic creature out there, Jameson figures this is the scoop that the Bugle needs to stay afloat and decide to bring some of his staff to the Savage Land in order to snap pictures of this elusive beast.
When Joe calls Peter to secure him for the expedition, Peter instantly agrees as he needs the money. This upsets Gwen, and Peter decides to take her to the Bugle with him. When he arrives there Jameson sees what he has thought was missing from this expedition, to begin with: A woman's perspective, and asks Gwen if she'd like to come. In spite of Peter's reservations about the idea, she agrees to come along.
Traveling to the Savage Land, the group almost has a disaster when their helicopter almost crashes into a pterodactyl. After exploring around for a bit, they come across a statue built by the natives with a giant gong on the front. When Mr. Calkin hits it, it summons the savages who built it, plus the creature they worship, the immense alien creature known as Gog.
The creature grabs Gwen and leaves, Peter tries to stop the monster but is swatted away and lands in a nearby river. Gwen is then taken to a man who's "adopted" the monster, it's none other than Spider-Man's old foe, Kraven the Hunter. As Caulkin and Jameson go after the monster, they run into Ka-Zar and his sabertooth tiger Zabu and enlist his aid in trying to find Gwen.
Meanwhile, Peter has changed into Spider-Man and begins his own search for Gwen as well. After fighting off a giant snake, Spider-Man makes a misstep when he accidentally jumps into some quicksand.
This story is continued next issue...
This is a UK title that features reprints of American Spider-Man titles.
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Links and ReferencesEdit
- ↑ First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks