Spectacular Spider-Man #9

Writer: Paul Jenkins Artist: Humberto Ramos Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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COUNTDOWN PART 4 It's High Noon in Times Square as a defeated Spider-Man confronts Doc Ock, with countless innocent lives hanging in the balance!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 23, 2004

    The idea that Spider-Man would unmask before the waiting media, and thus expose his secret identity to the world is something that would have such a profound impact on the character that one has to imagine Paul Jenkins would never get permission to make this change without first allowing Marvel to promote the heck out of it, and since this hasn't happened, one has to imagine this story will end with Spider-Man secret still only known to his supporting cast and the half-dozen of his deadliest villains who have discovered his secret over the years. Still the idea does make for a nice change of pace as it's not often we get to see a villain setting in motion a plan that is solely designed to remove the hero from their life so they can continue the life of criminal activities unimpeded. Now there are the issues where the villains get it in their minds to try and kill the hero, but this issue has Doctor Octopus smartly realize that he's never going to kill Spider-Man, so instead he's going Read Full Review

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