Making sense of this Spider-Man world.

Making sense of this Spider-Man world.

John Romita Jr.

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The Amazing Spider-Man #247 (1983)

“Interruptions”

Rating: 3/5

Writer: Roger Stern
Artist: John Romita Jr.

Spider-Man finds out about some gangs plans to steal something from an armored car. Frog-Man interrupts when Spider-Man tries to take down the gang and they get away. When he catches up with them, he finds out that Thunderball stole a crowbar that gives him back his power.

The Amazing Spider-Man #246 (1983)

“The Daydreamers!”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Roger Stern
Artist: John Romita Jr.

The whole issue is a collection of daydreams by the main characters, observed by The Watcher. Black Cat dreams that she and Spider-Man complete a government espionage ploy and when he removes his mask, he’s Cary Grant. Jameson dreams that he beats up Spider-Man and gets him to confess he’s no hero. Mary Jane dreams that her life story is a play on Broadway and she plays the lead part. Spider-Man dreams that he save Jameson and gets a picture of Jameson kissing his feet and wins a pulitzer prize for the picture. Then receives an honorary doctorate for creating a formula that cures everything. Then he gets chosen to be in the Avengers and Fantastic Four, but is cast aside when they discover he’s just some kid. Then Spider-Man (in real life) saves some kid from bullies.

The Amazing Spider-Man #245 (1983)

“Sacrifice Play!”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Roger Stern
Artist: John Romita Jr.

While trying to find Lefty Donovan, Spider-Man is called out by the Hobgoblin. They fight for a while. Spider-Man takes off Hobgoblin’s mask and it’s Lefty. Lefty spouts something about his boss, and it turns out that the real Hobgoblin just wanted to see the effects of Osborn’s strength enhancing formula before testing them himself. Lefty dies from the glider he’s on crashing into a building via remote control by the real Hobgoblin.

The Amazing Spider-Man #244 (1983)

“Ordeals!”

Rating: 3/5

Writer: Roger Stern
Artist: John Romita Jr.

The Hobgoblin is robbing Osborn factories again. This time for the chemicals that gave Green Goblin his strength. Spider-Man tries to track him down or find any leads. He gets a name from some thugs who were involved in the latest robbery. Lefty Donovan. A small time crook. It can’t be the Hobgoblin though. The Hobgoblin is always shrouded in darkness when his mask is off. It has to be somebody we’ve seen before.

The Amazing Spider-Man #243 (1983)

“Options!”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Roger Stern
Artist: John Romita Jr.

Spider-Man takes out a group of armed individuals holding a church hostage. Also, Peter decides to quit graduate school so he can focus more of photography to make money to help pay for Black Cat’s hospital bills.

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