Appearing in "Wild Blue Yonder Part 4 of 6"Edit
- Laurie Lyton
- Virtue (Ethan Edwards) (First appearance as Virtue) (Flashback and main story) (Origin revealed)
- Fantastic Four
- Absorbing Man (Carl Creel)
- Owl (Leland Owlsley)
- The Hand (Mentioned)
- Galactus (Only in flashback)
- Super Skrull (Kl'rt) (Only in flashback)
- Punisher (Frank Castle) (Mentioned)
- Mary Jane Watson-Parker (Mentioned)
- Hank Pym (Mentioned)
- S.H.I.E.L.D. (Mentioned)
- Ethan's parents, Skrulls (Only in flashback)
- Ethan's spaceship
Synopsis for "Wild Blue Yonder Part 4 of 6"Edit
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "Together Again"Edit
- Mary Jane Watson-Parker
- Aunt May
- Fantastic Four
- Valeria Richards
- Franklin Richards
- Carmine Villanova (Only in flashback)
- Benny (Only in flashback)
- Human Torch (Only in flashback)
- Clone Spider-Man
- Doc Occulus
- Black Cat (Only in flashback)
- Gwen Stacy (Only in flashback)
- Betty Brant (Only in flashback)
- Super Apes (Only in flashback)
- District Attorney Tower (Only in flashback)
- Fox (Mentioned)
- Power skrull (Mentioned)
- Multi-colored symbiotes (Mentioned)
- Quasimodo (Mentioned)
- Demogoblin (Mentioned)
- Diablo (Mentioned)
- Lizard Man (Mentioned)
- Electro (Mentioned)
- Daredevil (Mentioned)
- Wolverine (Mentioned)
- Doctor Strange (Mentioned)
- Professor X (Mentioned)
- Power Man (Mentioned)
- Hulk (Photo)
- Kingpin (Photo)
- Avengers (Mentioned)
- Mr. Lumpkin (Mentioned)
- New York City
- P.S. 108 (Only in flashback)
- Macroverse (Mentioned)
- Spider-Man's Web-Shooters
- Spider-Man's web raft (Mentioned)
- Spider-Mobile (Only in flashback)
- Headdress of T'Chambwe (Only in flashback)
- Doctor Octopus' Tentacles (Only in flashback)
- Spider-Armor MK I (Mentioned)
- Vogue magazine
- Photo of young Luke Tower
- Toy figures
- Human Torch
- Photography "Webs" by Peter Parker
- Digital album
- Vehicles of the Fantastic Four
- Rift-racer 1 (Only in flashback)
- Rift-racer 1 (Only in flashback)
Synopsis for "Together Again"Edit
Spider-Man and the Human Torch meet up at their usual place atop the Statue of Liberty. When they get talking about the first time they met at the Statue, the pair begin discussing all the times they have met there over the years. When they get to talking, Johnny begins to talk about times they fought alongside each other, but Spider-Man has no memory of these events and tells Johnny that was the time he was replaced with a clone. Peter then asks to skip over that period of time, and Johnny cuts to the point and asks if they want to skip over what happened earlier that day...
... The Human Torch was going to give a speech at a special assembly at P.S. 108. There Peter Parker complains about having his daily lesson plan interrupted. When the Torch arrives he puts on his show for the kids but they are unimpressed. They are more surprised when Mary Jane Watson enter the room. Johnny can't believe that Mary Jane is married to Peter Parker. Suddenly the situation is interrupted when a bunch of armed gun-men show themselves. They knock Johnny down and hold the entire gymnasium hostage. The leader of this gang explains that he is Carmine Villanova of the Maggia. He has come to get revenge against the Human Torch for sending his son to prison where he was killed. However, he is going to murder Blake Tower's son, who attends the school. However, the Maggia thugs have a hard time finding the boy because they have an outdated photo, and the boy has radically changed his appearance.
Standing with his hands in the air, Peter begins mulling over the situation and decides that their only hope is revealing his identity to the Torch. Peter pantomimes that he's really Spider-Man to the Torch. When Johnny realises what Peter is trying to tell him he is mortified by this sudden revelation. Johnny creates a distraction by sneezing fire, and while the mobsters are distracted Johnny goes nova. This blinds them temporarily for Peter to fire a stream of webbing at one of the thugs up in the rafters. He then slips away and changes into Spider-Man and the two quickly mop up the mobsters. With the situation over and the authorities on the scene, Johnny flies off and angrily writes in the sky telling Spider-Man to meet him at their usual place....
... Johnny Storm is furious to know that Spider-Man and Peter Parker have both been the same guy all these years and he is upset that Peter never told him. Spider-Man explains that he has a secret identity to maintain that he rarely gives out. However when Spider-Man lists off the other heroes who know his identity, Johnny gets even more upset. At first Johnny thinks he's being pranked, Peter removes his mask to prove it. Johnny believes that Parker has lived a charmed life and can't believe that he also gets to be a super-hero on top of that. This causes Peter to laugh, and explains that he envies the Torch for the life he lives and tells him that he endured a lot to become Spider-Man. The two patch things up and decide to do something they should have done a long time ago..... Later, at the Baxter Building, Spider-Man takes his Aunt May and his wife Mary Jane to visit the Fantastic Four for the first time. Acting like family, the Parkers and the Fantastic Four then have dinner together and start making up for lost time that Spider-Man's secret identity prevented in the past.
Appearing in "Confrontations!"Edit
- New York City
Synopsis for "Confrontations!"Edit
Peter Parker visits the Empire State University to see his grades in order to know if he will be able to keep on studying Biophysics or not. But Dr Sloan tells him he has not the grades still so Peter leaves and is confronted by Lance Bannon who explains him his girlfriend, Amy Powell, and him had a fight and now she is trying to use Peter to make Lance jealous. Peter decides to meet Amy and Lance in his apartment to put an end to that.
Meanwhile the Mad Thinker transfers his conscience to an android body he has in Manhattan and knows about the recent battle between an android of him and Spider-man which happened in New Hampshire recently (in Marvel Team-up 129). He decides to send another android to fight Spider-man to find out if Spidey's Spider-sense is a fact or an invention.
The fight between Spider-man and the Android ends with the victory of Spider-man and the self-destruction of the android, and the Mad Thinker deciding to investigate more on the Spider-sense in order to replicate it in new androids.
And back in Peter Parker's apartment in Chelsea Amy makes her appearance by surprise and kisses Peter just when Mary Jane Watson arrives at the apartment also by surprise!
This is a UK title that features reprints of American Spider-Man titles.
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