Making sense of this Spider-Man world.

Making sense of this Spider-Man world.

Ed Hannigan

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The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #17 (1983)

“Heroes and Villains”

Rating: 3/5

Writers: Roger Stern & Bill Mantlo
Artist: Ed Hannigan

Peter goes to a high school reunion and discovers some of his former classmates have gotten mixed up with the mob. As Spider-Man he helps out a guy who helped him out back when he was Puny Parker who got picked on.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #072 (1982)

“Waiting For Doctor Octopus!”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Bill Mantlo
Artist: Ed Hannigan

Doc Ock escapes from jail. Some genius kid who worships Doctor Octopus makes tentacle arms just like his (but not nearly as strong or sturdy). He goes out and robs a comic store and a toy store. Spider-Man catches up to him and fights him in the dark toy store, thinking it’s Doc Ock. Eventually he figures out that it’s just some kid and the kid is all scared about his parents finding out about it and sending him to reform school. Spider-Man shows some mercy and doesn’t turn him in. The kid then throws out his Doc Ock stuff and begins looking up to Spider-Man instead. Deb Whitman talks to her psychiatrist and thinks she’s crazy. She tells him that she thinks Peter is Spider-Man.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #070 (1982)

“The Great Cloak and Dagger Hunt!”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Bill Mantlo
Artist: Ed Hannigan

Silvermane is put into a bionic body and he immediately goes hunting for Cloak and Dagger. Spider-Man fights him along the way, but eventually they catch up with them. Cloak envelopes a runaway subway train in his darkness and gets too weak to fight. Then Dagger finishes off Silvermane. Debra stresses over the fact that Peter is Spider-Man.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #069 (1982)

“In Darkness Seldom Seen!”

Rating: 5/5

Writer: Bill Mantlo
Artist: Ed Hannigan

Cloak and Dagger are back and taking down drug dealers who are selling cocaine and heroine to kids. They learn that the person behind all this selling drugs to kids business is Silvermane, who’s in a bed with many broken bones. Spider-Man and Cloak and Dagger go to Silvermane and fight off his goons. Cloak then coaxes Dagger to kill Silvermane with her daggers of light and she does. All the while Spider-Man tries to convince them to call the police instead of murdering him.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #067 (1982)

“Boomerang, the Killer Who Keeps Coming Back!”

Rating: 3/5

Writer: Bill Mantlo
Artist: Ed Hannigan

A villain called Boomerang who uses… boomerangs… wants into the Kingpin’s organization. The Kingpin doesn’t like him very much and says if he can defeat Spider-Man, he’ll let him in. Kingpin knows Boomerang will fail, and he does. Spectacularly.

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