Okay, so that they did not know this is able to be Ben Reilly. Not again then, anyway. The cloned Spider-Man, Peter Parker, who was meant to have handed on, can be revived within the nineties. Believed to be the actual Peter Parker, whereas Peter Parker was believed to be the clone, till that was revealed to be a mistake when Marvel editorial utterly modified their thoughts concerning the matter…. properly all of it started right here, in Amazing Spider-Man #149. Currently up for auction from Heritage Auctions, graded at 8.5 by CGC, going underneath the hammer as we speak, and currently with bids totalling $164. For now.
The Amazing Spider-Man #149 (Marvel, 1975) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. Origin and “death” of the Jackal. First look of the Spider-Man clone. Gwen Stacy clone look. Gil Kane cowl. Ross Andru artwork. Overstreet 2022 VF 8.0 worth = $96; VF/NM 9.0 worth = $211. CGC census 9/22: 173 in 8.5, 701 greater.
This comes forward of the return of Ben Reilly, lately headlining the Amazing Spider-Man comedian ebook whereas Peter Parker was incapacitated. Kicked to the curb by the company controlling him. And now returning to prominence with fellow rejected clone Madelyne Pryor within the upcoming Spider-Man/X-Men occasion, Dark Web, the existence of which Bleeding Cool scooped back in February. Might this occasion draw a highlight on Ben Reilly’s origins virtually fifty years in the past as soon as extra?
Dark Web by Zeb Wells and Adam Kubert will see Spider-Man and the X-Men becoming a member of forces in opposition to the 2 wronged clones teaming up as Chasm and Goblin Queen to boost hell throughout the Marvel Universe and convey again the occasions of Inferno. Dark Web will likely be bookended by two one-shots, subtitled Dusk and Dawn, and can proceed the story within the pages of Zeb Wells’ run on Amazing Spider-Man. The saga will tie into varied restricted collection, together with Gold Goblin, Mary Jane & Black Cat, Dark Web: Ms Marvel and Dark Web: X-Men.
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