Making sense of this Spider-Man world.

Making sense of this Spider-Man world.

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Web of Spider-Man #37 (1988)

“When Strikes the Slasher!”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Jim Owsley
Artist: Steve Geiger

A government agent named Dakota North is trying to catch a serial killer named Slasher who has been carving up fashion models. Awesome 80s action movie antics ensue at an amusement park as Spider-Man and Dakota track the killer, who turns out to be a fashion model, just as she’s about to kill Mary Jane.

Web of Spider-Man Annual #3 (1987)

“Everything You Wanted to Know About Spider-Man”

Rating: 4/5

Writers: Danny Fingeroth & Roger Stern
Artists: Alex Saviuk, Frank Giacoia, Don Perlin, Steve Geiger, Michael Nasser, Jim Mooney, Greg Larocque, Peter Poplaski, Al Gordon, and Bob Layton

Another issue for people who haven’t read a lot of older issues. They first talk about Spider-Man and his abilities, then move onto other major characters like Jameson, Joe Robertson, Mary Jane, Aunt May, Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Gwen Stacy, etc. All the while discussing the history of major events in Spider-Man’s life throughout the years. Then they talk about a few locations in Peter’s life. His house, the Bugle, Aunt May’s house, etc. Then they have a long gallery of Spider-Man’s forgotten foes. A lot of them are from issues of Marvel Team-Up. Then they end it with a few cool, full page shots of Spider-man.

Web of Spider-Man #30 (1987)

“The Wages of Sin”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Jim Owsley
Artist: Steve Geiger

Richard Fisk (aka The Rose, and Kingpin’s son) confesses the origins of the Hobgoblin and The Rose to a priest. Ned started out wanting to write a story about Kingpin’s criminal affairs. He tried to get the help of Richard (who hated his father), who refused at first. Ned found The Green Goblin’s old equipment and Richard agreed to work with him to bring down Kingpin’s empire. Ned went more and more off the rails and he gained an obsession with Spider-Man. After confessing that he killed the rookie cop, he says he feels just as low as the crooks that he hated. Richard flees the confessional and goes to Kingpin and tells him he’ll work for him.

Web of Spider-Man #29 (1987)

“Mask”

Rating: 5/5

Writer: Jim Owsley
Artist: Steve Geiger

Ned Leeds dying and the whole Berlin thing happened in Spider-Man vs. Wolverine #1. In THIS issue, which takes place during issue 289 of Amazing Spider-Man, Wolverine finds Peter and tries to get him to not give up being Spider-Man and then they beat up a gang of muggers. Also, the new Hobgoblin terrorizes Rose and nearly kills Rose’s friend and colleague. Also, apparently Ned Leeds was informing to Lieutenant Keating, who knew he was the Hobgoblin but looked the other way.

Web of Spider-Man #28 (1987)

“Torch Bearing”

Rating: 4/5

Writer: Bob Layton
Artist: Steve Geiger

Peter tells Mary Jane a story about something that happened a while ago when he stashed his civilian clothes in the torch of the Statue of Liberty. He returned to find the torch being taken away for refurbishing. Then the torch was sent to California to be in a parade. So Pete went out to cover it for the Bugle. Some thieves tried to steal the torch but Spider-Man thwarted them. Turns out it wasn’t the real torch anyway, and the real one was still in a warehouse in New York. Mary Jane has a good laugh about it.

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