Appearing in "Meltdown"
- Joey Gastone (Cameo)
- Mary Jane Watson-Parker (Mentioned)
- Aunt May (Cameo)
- Uncle Ben (Mentioned)
- Reed Richards (Mentioned)
- Power plant workers
- New York
Synopsis for "Meltdown"
Ezekiel tells Spider-man that Morlun has touched Spider-man, he can find him anywhere he goes. Ezekiel tells Spider-man that he cannot help. Spider-man swings away on his own. Reaching chaos, Spider-man finds and fights Morlun again, this time with more aggression, but again, he must escape. Morlun again causes chaos and threatens lives in order to bring Spider-man. Spider-man enters, attacks Morlun, but, yet again, cannot take him down. Spider-man again must flee to avoid death. Getting some coins, Spider-man calls his aunt, May, for a possible farewell. Spider-man hangs up, turns around, and sees Morlun again. Another fight ensues, and before Morlun can possibly end the fight with a win, Ezekiel enters, teaming up with Spider-man. For the first time, Morlun bleeds. After a huge fight, Morlun finds, and absorbs Ezekiel, and Ezekiel falls into the river. Spider-man dives after him, but Ezekiel is gone. Spider-man finds Morlun's blood, takes it home to analyze. He finds that Morlun has cells of every type of being, and that the cells break down over time, and need recharging from a life form...
Appearing in "Coming Out"
- Spider-Man (Peter Parker) (Main story and flashback)
- Dex (Last appearance)
- Morlun (Apparent death)
- Ezekiel's car
Synopsis for "Coming Out"
Spider-Man duplicates and transfers radiation into his system. Morlun was after him because Spider-Man was "pure", but now Morlun was walking right into a trap. Morlun finds Spider-Man lying on the ground. He prepares to absorb Spider-Man, and does so, only to stop in the middle, finding that he absorbed too much radiation he could handle. Spider-Man beats down Morlun to a pulp, and finds him down losing life and returning to his cellular state. Morlun surrenders, but Spider-Man knows he cannot let Morlun live, or Morlun would just get his power back and attack him again. Morlun's assistant, Dex, comes in, telling Morlun that he quits, and then shoots Morlun in the chest. Morlun falls to the ground, dying, and then starts to turn into dust. Dex runs away. Spider-Man chases him, and then catches him. Dex tells Spider-Man that Morlun hurt him a lot. Spider-man lets him go, and swings away. Spider-Man goes to Ezekiel's office. He wonders if Ezekiel could be alive. He sees barefoot prints on the windows.
Later, Peter gets out of his suit, finally getting some sleep. Aunt May comes in the apartment, worried after Peter's phone call. She goes in the room, and finds Peter badly injured, with a torn-up Spider-Man suit on the floor next to him...
Appearing in "The Return of the Vulture"
- Unnamed Prison Guards
- An unnamed doctor
- An unnamed jeweler
- Peter Parker's High School Classmates
- New York policemen
Races and Species:
- United States of America
- Spider-Man's Suit
- Spider-Man's Web-Shooters
- Spider-Man's Utility Belt
- Spider-Man's Belt Camera
- Anti-Magnetic Inverter
- Vulture's Wings
Synopsis for "The Return of the Vulture"
Following his defeat at the hands of Spider-Man, the Vulture has been spending his time in prison secretly smuggling parts from the prison machine shop into his cell so that he can recreate his flying technology, this time correcting the flaw which caused his defeat last time. Perfecting the device, the Vulture breaks out of prison.
When Peter Parker hears about this break-out, he goes after the Vulture as Spider-Man. Hoping to use the same device that defeated the Vulture before, Spider-Man is shocked to find that the Vulture corrected the flaw in his device. The Vulture easily defeats Spider-Man, and Spidey injures his arm in the process and has to come up with an excuse for it as Peter Parker.
Later when Peter is trying to sell his Vulture pictures to J. Jonah Jameson, the Vulture arrives demanding that Jameson gives over the company's payroll. While Jameson argues with the crook, Peter slips away and changes into Spider-Man. He then battles the Vulture all over the Daily Bugle building. When Spider-Man attaches a web line to the Vulture, the Vulture takes him high above the city.
There Spidey uses his webs to pin the Vulture's wings and the two begin to fall. However, Spidey weaves a web parachute and saves them from harm. He then turns the Vulture over to the police. When Jameson yells at Spider-Man for causing chaos in his newspaper, Spider-Man shoots webbing in his mouth before leaving to change back into his civilian guise. He then sneaks back into the office and "hides out" with Betty Brant as Jameson storms through the office, trying to get the webbing off his mouth.
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