As mentioned in my previous post, thanks to strangeness beyond compare, this week of 1976 saw Super Spider-Man With The Super-Heroes bearing a Saturday date instead of the Wednesday date that Marvel UK's other mags bore. Was this a cunning marketing ploy? Was this a total cock-up? Was it the work of Dr Doom?
Who can know?
All we can know is that, thanks to that fact, this is going to be a very short post.
It's that noticeably odd Spider-Tale in which Mary Jane witnesses a murder and our hero comes up against a man pretending to be the Vulture.
It's a tale packed with logic holes and people not acting quite as they would be expected to in such circumstances.
I seem to remember that, not much later than this tale, we also got a story in which the wall-crawler meets an impostor pretending to be Mysterio.
We can only conclude that writer Gerry Conway had a thing for fake super-villains.
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