Skip to comments.Peter Parker death (gasp!) roils Spider-Man fans.
Posted on 12/29/2012 6:54:23 AM PST by chessplayer
Spider-Mans amazing web dries up this week when Marvel Comics publishes the final issue of its long-running Amazing Spider-Man series, killing off alias Peter Parker.
Mr. Parker first became a hero to a nation of comic fans in 1962, discovering his superpowers after being bitten by a radioactive spider. The original story, which introduced into the lexicon the phrase with great power, comes great responsibility, has served as the foundation for dozens of comic-book titles, television shows, movie franchises, and a Broadway musical featuring songs by members of the rock band U2.
Yet Parker takes his last breath in issue 700 of the original series title, which arrived in stores Wednesday
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If you kept it, in mint, it’s worth 75 grand.
Every once and a while another one these dying comics jump the shark.
I doubt he will be dead for long.
Anyone remember the black Spiderman suit from the 80s? They had intended on getting rid of the red suit within a year after introducing it. Fans were so outraged that the black suit became an evil alien symbiote (actually, more of a parasite, if you ask me).
He will be resurrected as “The Fabulous Spider Person”, a gay super hero with an affinity for the bravo network, throw pillows and track lighting.
If you kept it, in mint, its worth 75 grand.
If I only knew that way back then. Bought the first issue of the Fantastic Four, too.
I thought they said a few months ago that Parker was going to be replaced by an illegal alien.
I guess that means the new romantic interest will not be named “Mary Jane” or “Gwen”. Perhaps Norman or Harry?
From about 1957 thru about 1965 I bought every super hero comic book ever printed. I grew up in a small town in northern Michigan and my uncle owned a small book store that sold papers and comic books and every week I'd stop in and buy which ever comic he had.....
If he were a real person, he would be about 68 years old. And his business model of taking pictures and bringing them only to Mr Jameson, rather than posting them on the web ( no pun intended)is about as outdated as Superman’s telephone booth.
My guess is a fat black wheelchair bound deaf lesbian pothead communist community-organizing citizen-journalist who hates America and all white people.
death of superman
death in the family (robin dies)
Marvel is behind the times.
(Disney SHOULD intervene)
Warner Bros. is already squandering DC down the tubes.
I currently own FF #1. :)
Hell, at my age, if I had kept ANYthing I ever bought/had ... my great grandchildren would be set for life.
Or 6c in the comic buy back program. :)
Better sell it while it is still worth something. Fewer and fewer people read and collect comic books. The genre/industry is dying off. Just like the print media and newspapers.
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