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Spider-Man Kraven's Last Hunt - Deluxe Edition Vol 1 1


Quote1 I have found dignity, not in the cities, but in the jungle. I have found honor, not in the civilized, but in the primal. I have found morality, I have found meaning -- in the hunt. Quote2
--Kraven the Hunter

Appearing in "Kraven the Hunter!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #15.

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Synopsis for "Kraven the Hunter!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #15.

Spider-Man swings down and catches a group organizing a bank robbery and upon dropping in unexpectedly, a man escapes in a puff of smoke and changes his costume until he can hide. The criminal actually was The Chameleon in disguise and he plots to rid the world of Spider-Man. The Chameleon comes up with the idea of contacting his friend Kraven the Hunter. Parker finds this out firsthand when taking photographs for The Daily Bugle as Kraven arrives by boat.

Kraven studies Spider-Man's fighting style by organizing a robbery for Spider-Man to stop. He finally comes out of hiding and fights Spider-Man. Spider-Man realizes the true strength of Kraven and also realizes that Kraven cheats by infecting his opposition with drugs that weaken them. Spider-Man retreats to fight another day. Pete, however, begins to get the shakes so bad that he can't hold a test tube or shoot a web straight. He tracks Kraven's future location by attaching a Spider-Tracer and is led into a nearby forest, where he faces Kraven.

After a few tricks and traps, Spider-Man finally catches hold of what appears to be Kraven, but is actually The Chameleon in disguise. After learning this, Spider-Man hunts down and finds the real Kraven, and intimidates and overpowers him with his agility and strength. After fighting, Kraven ends up running into a giant sticky web to be picked up by the police. Kraven and The Chameleon are then deported, with Kraven swearing revenge upon Spider-Man.

Appearing in "The Coffin"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Web of Spider-Man #31.

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Synopsis for "The Coffin"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Web of Spider-Man #31.

In his room, Kraven the Hunter prepares for a battle of pride and honor. Training in the nude against his various trophy animals, he then storms out of his room. Outside, his assistants are digging a grave in the pouring rain. He grimly thinks about how the world has no room for Russian aristocrats of old. Putting on a robe and pouring himself a drink, Kraven comes to terms with the fact that he will die soon. Entering the main hall of his mansion, Kraven has set up a mock funeral, complete with a coffin at the end of the hall. Approaching it, he is determined to complete one last hunt before the end finally comes to claim him. From within the coffin, Kraven pulls out a Spider-Man costume and begins to cry.

Elsewhere in the city, a number of criminals are holding a funeral in a dive bar for Joe Face, a known street-snitch. They are taking collections since Joe didn't have much or any family to look after his affairs Hearing about it, Spider-Man comes to pay his respect. However, his arrival frightens the assembly of crooks. Spider-Man webs the door shut, telling them that he didn't come for trouble, but to say goodbye.[Continuity 1] One of the crooks still decides to take the opportunity to try and shoot the wall-crawler. However, Spider-Man warns him to not even try. The masked hero then pulls out a wad of money and places it in the donation plate, telling them that it is for a decent coffin and a plot to bury him in. Heading home, Spider-Man wonders what could have drawn him to the funeral. He suspects that it is a fear of his own mortality, especially after so many of those near and dear to him have already died.[Continuity 2] Exhausted, Spider-Man comes into his apartment from the pouring rain, strips off his soaking wet costume and goes to bed. Accepting the fact that, he too, will one day die he watches as a spider descends from the ceiling. He briefly considers plucking it off its web but lets it climb back up to and turns off the life.

Meanwhile, Kraven the Hunter is continuing to prepare for his final battle. Sitting nude in a room that begins filling with thousands of spiders, the villain allows himself to be buried in the arachnids. Suddenly, he begins frantically killing and eating the spiders, he decides that tonight will be the night he goes on his hunt. As Kraven continues to consume the spiders, Peter wakes up from a nightmare where he was alone in the darkness with things crawling all over him. Seeing a spider on his hand, Peter instinctively crushing it against the wall. Unable to sleep and with a pounding headache, Peter goes out into the night to web-sling. At that same time, Kraven the Hunter is on the prowl, searching for his longtime enemy. Meanwhile, Spider-Man can't shake the feeling that someone is following him. However, he tries to pass this off as the upset that he has been feeling since Ned Leeds died. Still, he can't shake the feeling, and his worries prove right when he narrowly avoids a drugged dart shot at him by Kraven. He's not so lucky with the second one. When the drugs in the dart begin to incapacitate him, the wall-crawler begins to hallucinate the ghost of Joe Face. At first, Spider-Man thinks it is this angry spirit that has hurt him, but he manages to regain his lucidity and confirms that it is Kraven the Hunter.

Spider-Man leaps toward his enemy and tries to fight off the effects of the drugs in his system. However, they are too potent and Kraven manages to disorientate him and catch the wall-crawler in a net. With his prey incapacitated, Kraven unslings a rifle that he has slung over his shoulder. Kraven tells Spider-Man that his honor needs to be restored and takes aim. Seeing this, the masked hero tries to talk sense into Kraven, reminding him that they have always battled hand-to-hand. Kraven pulls the trigger and Spider-Man's last thought is the realization that his old foe has completely lost his mind. Soon, Spider-Man is placed in the coffin at the Kraven estate. There is a moment of silence before Kraven's aids lower the coffin into the hole dug in the ground. Kraven takes a shovel and after tossing the first clump of dirt down into the hole he stops. First, he expresses sadness, then grins with insane delight before handing the shovel over to his aids to finish the job of burying Spider-Man's body.

This story is continued in Amazing Spider-Man #293...

Appearing in "Crawling"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #293.

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Synopsis for "Crawling"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #293.

This story continues from Web of Spider-Man #31..

Karven the Hunter has succeeded in burying Spider-Man alive and stolen his identity. Standing before Spider-Man's grave, Kraven pulls off his mask and laughs maniacally in the pounding storm. Elsewhere, a woman tries to run for cover from the rain down an empty Manhattan street. She is frightened when a rat scurries past her causing her to slip and fall to the ground. As the woman tries to recover, a manhole cover opens up behind her and a hair covered hand reaches out from the sewers and pulls the woman in. Trapped in the sewers among the rats, the woman is approached by the rat-man known as Vermin, who intends to eat the woman. Meanwhile, Mary Jane Watson waits at the apartment she shares with her husband waiting for him to come home from his rounds as Spider-Man.[Continuity 3] Mary Jane can't help but worry that her husband might be dead when she spots a rat scurrying across the apartment. Revolted by the site of the vermin, Mary Jane beats it to death with a boot. Seeing the smashed corpse of the rodent disgusts Mary Jane who turns away from the grotesque site.

Meanwhile, Kraven the Hunter travels across the city in a Spider-Man costume back to his mansion. In the grips of madness, he intends to try and literally become his seemingly dead foe. Entering a room with a massive display of spiders, Kraven strips off the upper part of his costume and laps at a bowl of hallucinogens on the floor. Suddenly gripped with pain, Kraven angrily smashes the display glass, filling the room with spiders. Beginning to hallucinate, Kraven tries to keep his fear in check as the mass of spiders forms into a massive gestalt. While back in the sewers, Vermin and the sewer rats have finished devouring his victim. After his meal, the Vermin comes across a page from a newspaper. Seeing a photo of Spider-Man frightens Vermin, who recalls his last encounter with Spider-Man and Captain America.[Continuity 4] Vermin is conflicted between his fear of the masked hero and the idea that he isn't afraid of anyone. The Vermin tries to prove this by trying to go up to the surface. However, when a spider crawls past the manhole cover, the Vermin is frightened and returns to the safety of the sewers. Hearing footsteps above, the Vermin fears that it is Spider-Man coming after him and beats one of his own rats to death in order to keep quiet and avoid detection.

However, this is not Spider-Man, but his wife Mary Jane who is out walking in the rain trying to find some sign of her husband. Her search is interrupted by two men who catcall at her. When she tells them to get stuffed they become angry. At that moment, Kraven the Hunter tries to maintain his sense of identity as he fights the mass of spiders but he is soon swarmed by them all. Simultaneously, the Vermin senses some calling out to him and thinks it is Spider-Man and grows angry. While on the surface, Mary Jane tries to get away from the two men who were gawking at her. When they catch up to her, they are suddenly Spider-Man apparently appears. However, as Mary Jane watches as the costumed man brutally beats the two men without a single word, she realizes that this is not her husband. When she begs Kraven to stop, he does and then leaps away. Not far away, Vermin emerges from the sewers to hunt for Spider-Man, but he is not sure where to begin looking. His mind suddenly turns to food once he discovers that he is hungry once again, and begins searching for something -- or someone --to eat.

This story continues in Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131...

Appearing in "Descent"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131.

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Synopsis for "Descent"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131.

Kraven the Hunter has seemingly killed Spider-Man and usurped his identity.[Continuity 5] As the Spider, Kraven barges in on a gang of crooks engaged in a drug deal and brutally beats them into submission. That's when the police arrive, but when they ask the masked man to stand down, but the Spider flees. Thinking that this is Spider-Man, the officers remark how the hero has been on a rampage against crooks all week long. When they check on the crooks, they discover that one of the heroin dealers is dead. Not far away, Kraven finds himself struggling to keep his identity straight. At first, he thinks of himself as "the spider", but then denies this. Ripping off his mask, he shouts his name over the pounding rain, considering himself Spider-Man's superior as he defeated the wall-crawler and taken his place.

Elsewhere in the city, a woman tries to hail a cab, only for it to pass her by. Angry to be left in the pouring rain, the woman decides to walk since her destination is ten blocks away. Unfortunately, she is yanked into a nearby alley by the man-monster known as Vermin. After senselessly slaughtering his innocent victim, and consuming some of her body. The vicious creature then scurries across the street hoping to find its foes, Spider-Man and Captain America. Instead, Vermin walks into the path of a squad car. Leaping on the hood of the car, the Vermin smashes through the windshield and throws the police officer in the passenger seat onto the street. There he is swarmed by an army of rats summoned up from the sewers by Vermin. The officer's partner manages to wing Vermin with her gun. However, before the creature can attack it pauses. This is because the other officer reminds him of his mother. Licking her face, Vermin orders his rats back into the sewer and streaks off into the night rain.

Meanwhile, Joe Robertson goes over the newspaper while listening to the evening news. He is disturbed by a knock at the door. It turns out to be Peter Parker's newlywed wife, Mary Jane who has come talk about her husband.[Continuity 6] She is about ready to tell Joe that Peter is really Spider-Man, but decides not to tell him after all. She apologizes for calling so late and promptly leaves. While back at the Kravinoff estate, Kraven torments a rat in a cage with a knife. His fevered mind thinks that there must be one final tests out there to prove that he is superior to Spider-Man, sensing a creature to hunt somewhere in the city. In the sewers below, Vermin looks up to the surface with fear, almost as though he can sense that something dangerous is now stalking him. The creature is correct, as Kraven has decided to go on the hunt that very evening.

Later, dressed in a Spider-Man costume, Kraven tracks down Vermin who is sleeping in the sewers. Seeing what he thinks is his foe Spider-Man, Vermin begins to panic. Kraven mocks Vermin over his last defeat at Spider-Man's hand. The Vermin points out that he had Captain America to help him last time and lunges at the masked man.[Continuity 7] Kraven mocks the Vermin as they battle it out. Vermin savagely lashes out at Kraven, cutting his side and biting his foot. However, Kraven manages to beat the man-monster into unconsciousness. With his foe defeated, Kraven carries Vermin back home with him. Throughout this entire ordeal, spiders have swarmed around the grave where Kraven buried Spider-Man. Suddenly, the wall-crawler's hand bursts out of the dirt, his first thoughts are his wife, Mary Jane.

Appearing in "Resurrection"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Web of Spider-Man #32.

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Synopsis for "Resurrection"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Web of Spider-Man #32.

In a white void, Peter Parker is tucked into the fetal position. He feels warm and safe. Suddenly, the silence is interrupted by the sudden appearance of Ned Leeds. Remembering who he is, Peter is horrified to see Ned as Leeds is dead.[Continuity 8] Saying this aloud makes Ned realize that he is dead and his body suddenly decomposes into nothingness. Consumed with fear, Peter tries to reclaimed the warm silence of the void. From the darkness, the eyes of Spider-Man stare out at him and tell Peter to get out. Suddenly, he starts thinking of his newly-wed wife Mary Jane.[Continuity 9] Not wanting to leave this comfortable place, he tries to push it out of his mind, but the incoming darkness forces him to accept the real world outside. That many of the people he loved are dead, that he is the immortal spider.[Continuity 10]

Totally embracing his animal nature, Peter then turns into a spider and begins crawling down a tunnel. On the other end, he can see the glowing red eyes and white fangs of creatures seeking to destroy him. Doubting who and what he is, Peter begins to doubt himself as the creature attacks him. Soon, his spider form is mauled to death. However, Peter sees that the spider is nothing more than a coffin trapping him and he needs to get out. Peter pulls himself out of the dead body of the spider, accepting that he is Peter Parker. Getting to his feet, Peter walks toward his attackers. He sees Spider-Man's face again, this time, the mask starts coming off, revealing Kraven the Hunter beneath. Reliving the moment when Kraven shot him over and over again. Each time, Kraven orders him to get out. Peter reaches the end of the tunnel and comes to a dead end. Thinking of his wife, Peter begins to frantically dig his way out. Proclaiming his love to Mary Jane, Peter makes the final push out from the grave that Kraven the Hunter buried him in.

Struggling to his feet in the middle of a raging storm and heads toward Kraven's mansion. He searches around the property and can't find a single soul. In the library, he finds a number of newspapers. The front page stories are about Spider-Man going berserk and Vermin's murder spree. Reading the dates on the papers, Spider-Man is horrified to discover that he had been buried underground for two weeks. This horror turns into rage when he processes the fact that Kraven left him for dead and spent two weeks perverting his identity. Entering Kraven's trophy room, the wall-crawler rips apart everything in sight. Stopping to rest, two of Kraven's aids enter the room. Before they can flee, Spider-Man turns around and lunges at them and demands to know where their master is. The two men are so terrified that they can't speak. Spider-Man drops them and decides to find Kraven by himself and leaps out the window into the storm. Elsewhere, Kraven the Hunter removes his Spider-Man mask, sensing that Spider-Man is free. While in an electrified cage, Vermin is filled with fear and tries to get out. Grabbing the cage, he is jolted back with a powerful blast of electricity.

While at their shared apartment, Mary Jane is up late watching the news. She fears that the man who has been posing as her husband may have killed him. She thinks about her encounter with this imposter, Kraven the Hunter, who saved her from some rapists and is horrified by the whole situation.[Continuity 11] Tossing her remote control to the floor, it is caught in a web. Looking at the window, she sees someone in a Spider-Man costume. When the wall-crawler removes his mask, Mary Jane is so happy to see that it is her husband Peter and the two embrace and crawl into bed together. After their romantic reunion, Peter wakes up from a troubled sleep and decides to go back out looking for Kraven and Vermin. Mary Jane tries to convince him to go back to bed because he needs to recover from his ordeal. Even though Peter wants to stay with her, his sense of responsibility prevents him from resting until the two violent criminals are brought to justice. Mary Jane tries to get her husband to talk about his ordeal, but he refuses to talk about it. He insists that he is going and after briefly holding her hand and putting it on his face and then leaves out the window.

As he swings the city looking for Kraven, his foe senses that he is coming. Suddenly, Spider-Man's spider-sense begins to go off, bringing him right to Kraven.

Appearing in "Thunder"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #294.

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Synopsis for "Thunder"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #294.

This story continues from Web of Spider-Man #32...

With the Vermin his prisoner in an electrified cage, Kraven the Hunter thinks about his mother's descent into madness. In his frenzied mind, he has come to believe his mother was stolen from him by the "spider" that has been haunting him his entire life. His thoughts are interrupted by the arrival of Spider-Man who is furious that his old foe buried him alive and usurped his life for two weeks. He strikes Kraven across the face, drawing blood, and his foe only smiles. When Spider-Man tells Kraven how much he is going to hurt Kraven, the villain holds his hands up and tells Spider-Man to strike freely, explaining that he has already won. Pulling off his replica Spider-Man costume, Kraven explains that since he "killed" Spider-Man he as now "become" his most persistent foes. As Kraven continues to strip nude, Spider-Man points out that he didn't actually die. Kraven understands this, saying he could have killed the wall-crawler if he wanted. Putting on his traditional Kraven garb. He then tells Spider-Man to follow him, assuring him that there are no traps waiting for him. The whole time this discussion is occurring, the Vermin tries to break out of his electrified cage, but to no avail.

Spider-Man follows Kraven down into the basement of his mansion where various trophies are kept, including the cage which holds the Vermin. Kraven tells Spider-Man that the man-rat is the "cannibal killer" that has been reported about in the news. The mad hunter then gloats over the fact that he was able to kill this vicious killer, something that both Spider-Man and Captain America failed to do.[Continuity 12] He then tosses a torch into Vermin's cage, the flames frightening him. Vermin becomes even more afraid when he sees Spider-Man. However, the wall-crawler means the tortured creature no harm and uses his webbing to pull the torch out of the cave. Seeing Kraven grinning at him, Spider-Man becomes enraged and tells Kraven to put an end to this madness. Instead, the hunter leaps onto a trophy of an elephant and gives out a triumphant animalistic cry. Spider-Man flips the elephant over sending Kraven crashing to the ground.

When the Hunter gets back on his feet, Kraven reaches out to touch Spider-Man, but the hero swats Kraven's hand away. Amused, Kraven releases Vermin and tells Spider-Man to battle the pitiful creature for his amusement, but the hero refuses. As a result, Kraven taunts the Vermin enough to enrage the man-rat and it attacks Spider-Man instead. Spider-Man tries evading Vermin's slashing attacks, trying to talk sense into the creature, explain Kraven's manipulations, but Vermin believes he is lying. Spider-Man's temper is quickly lost when Vermin manages to slash open the wall-crawlers arm. Furious, he beats into the Vermin trying to explain how Kraven shot him and buried him alive. Realizing what he has done, Spider-Man stops himself and can't bring himself to escalate things any further. Vermin, however, has no such compunctions and lashes into the hero again. However, before the creature can land the killing blow, Kraven whips the creature back and then pins its hand to the wall with a knife. Kraven then tells Vermin that his point has been made and he is free to go. Vermin becomes frightened, pulls the knife out of his hand and scurries away. Weakly, Spider-Man begs Kraven to go after Vermin as he will kill again. However, Kraven decides that he must "help" Spider-Man and carries him back upstairs.

There, Kraven tells Spider-Man that he is free to go, that he knows the wall-crawler will not rest while Vermin is on the loose. Spider-Man is reluctant to leave Kraven to hunt and ruin someone else's life. However, Kraven assures him that after tonight, he will hunt no more. Considering this, Spider-Man warns Kraven that he will be back and leaps out into the storm to hunt down Vermin. As Spider-Man goes, Kraven offers him a silent farewell. Looking at an old family photo, Kraven thinks about how his family fled Russia and how he earned his honor in the jungles. How after years of elusively searching for happiness, Kraven now feels he has finally achieved it. With nothing left to live for, Kraven takes his rifle and places the barrel in his mouth, and pulls the trigger. The recoil from the blast sends Kraven's dead body cartwheeling backward into an open coffin, his blood splatters the framed family photo.[Continuity 13]

This story concludes in Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #132...

Appearing in "Ascending"

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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #132.

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Synopsis for "Ascending"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #132.

Following his final battle with Kraven the Hunter, Spider-Man goes after Vermin, who escaped during the battle.[Continuity 14] In the sewers below the city, Spider-Man begins to feel claustrophobic and fights off the fear caused by being buried alive recently.[Continuity 15] Crawling through a muck-encrusted pipe, the wall-crawler manages to get into a primary sewer tunnel. He stops to rest when suddenly, a rat bites his finger. Soon a horde of the rodents begins flooding out of the sewer pipes. As Spider-Man struggles to fight off the swarm of pests, Kraven's servants prepare his body for burial on the surface. While at Kraven's home, the police have arrived following an anonymous tip. Their search of the premises uncovers a written confession of Kraven's activities, plus photos proving that he briefly usurped Spider-Man's identity and was responsible for the serious of violent attacks on criminals.

Back in the sewers, the rats have retreated from Spider-Man, who mockingly calls out to Vermin. When the man-monster tires to ambush Spider-Man from behind, his spider-sense warns him of trouble. The creature tries to drown Spider-Man in the fetid water. This reminds Spider-Man of being buried alive and he struggles to break free. Vermin soon loses his prey and fears that his foe will hurt him again. The Vermin's fears are warranted, as Spider-Man has managed to scurry up to the ceiling and webs him up. Spider-Man assures Vermin that he hasn't come to hurt him, and that the man who attacked him earlier was Kraven the Hunter in disguise.[Continuity 16] As he tries to convince the pitiful creature that he is trying to help, Vermin manages to break free from the webbing. Vermin refuses to surrender and cured of his condition, having come to love his current life. During the battle, Spider-Man's claustrophobia gets the better of him and flees in fear, with the Vermin following not far behind.

However, Spider-Man isn't just running out of fear, he also tricks Vermin into following him up to the surface. By this time, the rain storm has finally ended and the sun is rising in the morning sky. Horrified to be on the surface in the day light, the Vermin freezes in the middle of the morning rush hour. However, before the pitiful creature can be run over by a truck, Spider-Man swings by and rescues him. Wrapping the Vermin up with webbing and turns him over to the police. He tells the officers that he is going to get in contact with Mister Fantastic, as he believes that Reed Richards can potentially cure the Vermin of its condition. With the nightmare finally over, Peter returns home to his wife Mary Jane, who is overwhelmed with joy to see that he is alive and well.[Continuity 17] While back at the Kraven estate, Sergei Kravenoff's servants hold a silent ceremony for their master before placing his body into the ground.

Appearing in "Sweet Temptation!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Team-Up #128.

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Synopsis for "Sweet Temptation!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Team-Up #128.

Peter Parker is attending the New York City Street Festival with his friend Roger Hochberg and his girlfriend Mia Carrera. However, his heart isn't in it as he is concerned about the Black Cat who was seriously wounded during his recent battle with Doctor Octopus as Spider-Man. Mia picks up on the fact that something is bothering Peter and, having developed an interest in Peter, asks him what's the matter. Peter brushes her off, however, because he can't tell anyone about his troubles without compromising his double-identity. Not far away, is Steve Rogers and his girlfriend Bernie Rosenthal who are also attending the festival. Bernie is happy that they have been able to go out without Steve mentioning his alter-ego once. Bernie admits that it took time to adjust to learning that Steve is secretly Captain America. When she says that she is a woman in love, she stops herself because this expression makes Steve uncomfortable. It is too late though, as the mention of love makes Rogers think about the last woman he loved, Sharon Carter, and how her association with Captain America as an agent of SHIELD led to her death.

Their heavy conversation is interrupted when Peter Parker recognizes Steve Rogers. Steve introduces Peter to his girlfriend and tells Bernie that he had met Peter when he was doing some illustrations for the Daily Bugle. Meanwhile, Roger has gone to another midway game to try to win Mia yet another prize. Suddenly, Peter's spider-sense kicks in just seconds before the festival is swarmed by a plague of rats. These rats have been summoned by the man-rat known as Vermin who has come seeking food for himself and his minions. Peter tosses Roger his apartment keys and tells him to get himself and Mia to safety while he takes photos for the Bugle. This gives Peter and excuse to slip away and change into Spider-Man. Steve doesn't have a double-identity to protect from Bernie. Although the woman is reluctant to let Steve go into action as Captain America but relents telling him that she will be waiting for him. Both men slip into a washroom to change into their costumes and are glad to see each other when they leap out of different toilet stalls and see each other.

Spider-Man and Captain America rush outside to stop the Vermin. Seeing the heroes, the man-rat sends the rabid dogs under his control after Captain America and swarms Spider-Man with a legion of rats. Moving quickly to evade the dogs, Captain America gets to a hose and uses it to spray the rats off of Spider-Man's body. The wall-crawler returns the favor by using his webbing to tie up the feral canines. With his minions defeated, Vermin flees the scene. With the battle over, Cap and Spider-Man are joined by SHIELD agent Gail Runciter. Gail was just passing by when she happen upon the two heroes battling the Vermin. She asks Captain America to join her for a walk, and Spider-Man takes this as his cue to leave. As the pair walk, Cap tries to tell Gail something, and they talk about how she almost got hurt during a battle at Baron Zemo's castle. Cap forgives her, although he is still upset that Nick Fury interfered with his battle against his foe. Captain America joins Gail at her home for a cup of coffee. That's when she starts flirting with him. She is about to kiss him, but he stops her. Cap explains that he can't love another SHIELD agent after he lost Sharon, and moreover, he is currently seeing someone. Gail tries to convince him to engage in a discreet affair, but he declines her offer and leaves.

Meanwhile, Peter Parker returns to his apartment and finds only Mia there waiting for him. She is concerned by the cuts that are on his face. After explaining that Roger went home without her, she offers to treat Peter's cuts. As she is caring for him, Peter can't help but wonder what it would be like to date a normal woman and no have to worry about super-villains. Suddenly, his thoughts are interrupted by a television report about another Vermin attack. Peter abruptly shows Mia out and closes the door behind her, leaving her to wonder what the sudden change was all about. By this point, Peter has changed back into Spider-Man and is swinging off to D'Ostino's on 8th Street, the location where the Vermin was spotted. There he finds the place surrounded by the New York Police. As the police officers are filling the wall-crawler in, they are joined by Captain America who offers his aid again. The two heroes go into the supermarket where they are ambushed by Vermin and his legion of rats. The two heroes are quickly overwhelmed by their single foe. Captain America wonders why they are following their guts instead of their heads to deal with their foe when the Vermin drops a display case on the star-spangled Avenger.

Before the Vermin can land the killing blow, Spider-Man fires a web at the man-rats arm. The Vermin orders his rats to attack Spider-Man but quickly realizes that they have abandoned him. By this time, Captain America has recovered and knocks out the Vermin with a single punch. Spider-Man then webs the creature to the floor, ending his threat. In the aftermath of the battle, Spider-Man and Captain America realize that something about the Vermin awoke something in them, a dark side, that is usually kept in check. With everything tied up, Cap tells Spider-Man that he has to catch up with a woman that is special to him and departs. Spider-Man realizes he does as well and swings off to pay the Black Cat a visit in the hospital.

Appearing in "Soul of the Hunter"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man: Soul of the Hunter #1.

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Synopsis for "Soul of the Hunter"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man: Soul of the Hunter #1.

See now the tombstone of Kraven the Hunter. It reads "He Died With Honor".

In the middle of a winter snowstorm, Peter and his wife Mary Jane attend the funeral for Roger Hochberg's mother.[Continuity 18] During the showing, Peter is having trouble dealing with the situation as it not only reminds him of the death of his Uncle Ben, but also the time Kraven the Hunter buried him alive.[Continuity 19] Eventually, it becomes too much and Peter has to excuse himself for a moment. When Mary Jane goes to see if her husband is okay, he brushes it off as a touch of the flu. However, Mary Jane knows better, as something has been bothering Peter for weeks. He assures her that he is fine, but Mary Jane presses the issue. Getting annoyed with the situation, Peter tells her that he is going out to get some fresh air.

Changing into Spider-Man, Peter swings across the city, unable to get his mind off the fact that Kraven has buried him alive for two weeks, usurping and usurping his identity, before ultimately committing suicide. He suddenly spots some teens hanging out at a construction site where a boy has fallen into a sinkhole. When Spider-Man swings down to help the boy, he has a brief flashback to when he was buried alive and begins to panic. He scrambles back up the side of the hole with the boy in arm in a panic. As soon as the boy is safe, Spider-Man swings away. Getting back his composure, Peter returns to the funeral in time for the eulogy. The Rabbi's words really hit home to Peter. Later, back at his apartment, Peter is lost in through as Mary Jane tries to cheer him up with a story about a recent incident on set. Peter is focused on a line the rabbi said during his eulogy about death being like throwing away an old coat. When he asks Mary Jane if she thinks it's true. Mary Jane relates to a time when she witnessed her friend's father drop dead in the middle of dinner. Having witnessed a human life suddenly end, she can't help but agree that death does kind of seem like throwing out an old coat. However, she hopes in her heart that there is such a thing for a human soul.

After a moment of romance, Peter goes to sleep and begins having a nightmare. In it, he is wearing his old black-and-white costume in the middle of a cemetery. Suspended over a cliff if the grave of Kraven the Hunter. Peter is furious at Kraven for burying him alive and leaving him for dead. Peter insists that Kraven faked his death and that he will find him and defeat him once and for all so this haunting will come to an end. As he starts pounding into the grave site. Suddenly, a decaying arm bursts out of the ground and grabs him by the throat. Peter suddenly wakes up, and unable to sleep he goes to sit in the living room. He once again wonders if Kraven somehow faked his death, as so many of his foes have done this before. Part of his mind thinks that Kraven is somewhere close by, that he can almost feel it. Suddenly, Peter is shocked by the sudden appearance of Kraven's spirit. Peter can't believe what he is seeing and thinks that this is some kind of trick. When he leaps away from the spirit, he suddenly finds himself in a snow-covered cemetery. All Kraven can do is point at his grave and say that it is a lie. Realizing that Kraven is in torment, Peter asks him what he wants. That's when another figure appears. It's a black figure with glowing red eyes.[Continuity 20] The entity explains that Kraven is seeking release and only Peter Parker can give it to him.

When Peter asks who the creature is, but the entity states that it is not important. What matters is that there is a bond between Spider-Man and Kraven and that only he can save Kraven's soul. Peter doesn't understand how he can save the soul of a dead man. The being directs Peter's attention upwards where thousands of souls swirl in the sky in torment. The entity explains that these are the souls of those who commit suicide. That those who take their lives are cursed to spend eternity living in agony in a point between life and death. It goes on to say that the only way there can be release is through a link in the living world helping them escape this purgatory. Peter Parker is just such a link with Kraven the Hunter. Hearing how he is Kraven the Hunter's only salvation, Peter refuses to do anything to help. This is a disappointment to Kraven, but the entity insists that they must abide by Peter's decision. Suddenly, the graveyard is replaced by the Parker's living room and Mary Jane has gotten up to see what Peter is doing up so late. Peter tells his wife that he saw Kraven's ghost. However, he immediately dismisses this as crazy. Mary Jane doesn't think so and brings her husband back to bed and tells him that he needs to come to terms with what Kraven did to him. She insists that deep down Peter feels guilty for Kraven, even though his foe killed himself. This prompts Peter to put on his costume and go out into the night, telling Mary Jane that there is only one way to see this through.

Spider-Man soon arrives in the grave yard where Kraven the Hunter was buried. There he sees that Kraven's tombstone has fallen over. Suddenly, the entity returns, surprised that Spider-Man has returned. The wall-crawler asks the strange being what he needs to do. Suddenly, the tormented spirits appear above them again and the entity calls down the soul of Kraven the Hunter. The trial that Spider-Man must face is a battle against the corpse of Kraven the Hinter, which emerges from his grave. Against his better instincts, Spider-Man charges at the ghoulish remains of Kraven. However, the corpse moves out of the way and Spider-Man almost falls into the open grave. He begins to panic but fights back. He argues that it isn't his fault that Kraven is dead that he, just one man, can't save a soul. Had he known that Kraven was planning on killing himself, Spider-Man would have tried to do something to stop it. As the wall-crawler falters begins to falter, he begins to think of all the people who have died because of him.[Continuity 21] As the corpse of Kraven drags Spider-Man back toward the open grave he sees that it now reads "Here lies Spider-Man, Slain by the Hunter". Peter wishes he could have saved everyone, but he is just one person. Most importantly of all, he doesn't want to die himself. As Kraven tries to push him into the open grave and into the dark abyss below, the wall-crawler fights back. This pitches them both over the edge. Suddenly, Spider-Man realizes that just because he couldn't save the lives of those he loved, he can't give up on the most precious thing of all: life. He then begins to struggle out of the pit, pulling the corpse of Kraven out with him. Spider-Man tells the entity that he chooses life and fights off the ghoulish creature before him. As soon as Spider-Man embraces life, the corpse of Kraven the Hunter suddenly disappears. With Spider-Man finally free of his guilt, the entity tells the wall-crawler that Kraven is almost free. In thanks, Kraven holds his arms out to his foe, and surprisingly, Spider-Man accepts his embrace. Suddenly, Kraven's spirit disappears. As does everything else is gone, the tortured spirits, the entity that was standing judge, all of them. Spider-Man picks up Kraven's tombstone and tells his old foe to rest in peace.

The following morning, Peter tells Mary Jane about the whole thing. She chalks it up as something his mind comes up with to process the guilt. Peter doesn't think it was all in his mind but doesn't feel he can talk about it just yet. They soon arrive at the home of Roger Hochberg to see how he is doing. He tells the Parkers that his mother became an atheist and abandoned her faith after learning about the atrocities of World War II.[Continuity 22] However, Roger isn't so easy to dismiss the religious beliefs of his people and actually finds some comfort in them. When people come and talk to him about his mother, he can feel her spirit there with him. When he asks Peter if that sounds crazy, Peter doesn't think it's crazy at all. At that moment, Kraven's tombstone now reads "Free at Last".

Appearing in "What If... Kraven The Hunter Had Killed Spider-Man?"

This story is a reprint of the comic
What If? Vol 2 #17.

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Synopsis for "What If... Kraven The Hunter Had Killed Spider-Man?"

This story is a reprint of the comic
What If? Vol 2 #17.

While patrolling the streets of New York City, Spider-Man's spider sense goes off. He is soon trapped in a net by Kraven. Kraven then shoots Spider-Man several times killing him. Kraven soon takes the 'place' of Spider-Man by wearing his costume. Kraven has several run-ins with other criminal super villains and nearly kills them. It draws the attention of the local media. Mary Jane doesn't believe that this new Spider-Man is actually Peter so she goes to his friend Johnny Storm for help locate Peter. Johnny enlists the assistance of Captain America and Daredevil joins after a run-in. The three heroes all have run-ins with Kraven but fail to capture him. They conclude that Spider-Man has gone insane until Mary Jane confesses that Spider-Man is actually Peter Parker. The three heroes try again to detain Kraven and end up cornering him at the cemetery where Peter was buried. After breaking the news to Mary Jane, she decides to take Peter's secret identity public as a means to honor him. It backfires as Aunt May goes into denial that he was Spider-Man and the media fans the tension between costumed heroes and the public. The last scene shows Mary Jane at Peter's funeral and wondering what would have happened if he was still around.

Appearing in "Kraven's First Hunt"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Sensational Spider-Man Annual #1996.

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Synopsis for "Kraven's First Hunt"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Sensational Spider-Man Annual #1996.

Years Ago: [Continuity 23]

Along the plains of Africa, Kraven the Hunter outruns a herd of gazelles on his way to his camp. There Kraven struggles with his dual nature, one of the contradictions between his heritage as a Russian nobleman and that of the savage hunter. Digging through his bag, Kraven goes over the letter sent to him by Dmitri Smerdyakov asking him to come to America. Going over the letter again, Kraven decides to take up the offer thinking that the never-ending hunt is destined to take him out of the jungles of nature to the concrete jungles of man.

Meanwhile, in New York City, an elderly man arrives at a jewelry shop just as the owner, Harold Jackson, is about to lock up for the night. The elderly man begs the shop owner to let him in to purchase a ring for his daughter's birthday. When the elderly man selects the most expensive ring and offers to pay cash, Harold lets him inside to pay for the item. That's when the elderly man, actually the Chameleon in disguise, attacks. Assuming the identity of the shopkeeper, the Chameleon beats Harold into submission and then robs the shop. As he walks back to his secret hideout, the Chameleon thinks about how people cling so tightly to their identity. After doffing his Harold Jackson disguise, the Chameleon thinks about the day when he can allow himself to become Dmitri Smerdyakov once more. Holding up masks of Kraven the Hunter and Spider-Man, he knows that this is a luxury he cannot allow himself just yet. At that very moment, Spider-Man is swinging across the city busting criminals and helping those in need, reveling in every moment until he realizes that he is due to get home. Rushing back to Queens, Spider-Man changes back into Peter Parker feeling bad about how he will have to lie to his Aunt May about his double-life, but he can't bring himself to tell her that he is Spider-Man because he isn't sure her fragile health will be able to handle knowing the truth. May is upset that Peter is late coming home because today is his Uncle Ben's birthday. As Peter blames himself for the death of his Uncle Ben, he feels even worse for being late.[Continuity 24] Noticing how down her nephew is being on himself, May tells Peter that she understands that he is a busy young man and says that his being there at all is a blessing. For a brief moment, Peter considers telling his Aunt the truth but decides against it telling May that she is the greatest instead.

Later, Sergei Kravinoff takes a cruiseship across the ocean to the United States. He decides to spend the evening dancing with one of the other passengers. The woman swoons over Kraven's wealthy background and the two soon go out to the deck to watch the ocean. When Sergie makes an advance that is unwanted, angering him. Struggling with the woman, she claws him across the face and calls him an animal, enraging him even more. He goes back to his room alone, Kraven gazes across a room plastered with photos and articles of Spider-Man. Stripping totally nude and unleashing a swarm of spiders, Kraven begins crushing and eating the arachnids to prepare for the coming hunt. While along the shores of New York City, the Chameleon stands on a pier, changing shapes between Kraven and Spider-Man. He can sense that Kraven is coming and finds himself conflicted between his love and hatred for his friend.

The next morning, Peter Parker joins Daily Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson and his secretary Betty Brant to witness the arrival of Kraven the Hunter. Peter has been brought along to take photos of the famous hunter. When they arrive there, Peter runs into Liz Allen and Flash Thompson. Betty is instantly upset to see Liz Allen there, and Jameson scolds them for socializing on the job.[Continuity 25] That's when Kraven comes off the ship and Jonah tries to find out why he has come to America. That's when some of his wild animals break loose. Peter slips away to change into Spider-Man and catch the animals, but by the wall-crawler arrives on the scene, Kraven has rounded the animals up. Changing back into his civilian identity, Peter is then scolded by Jameson for not getting photos of Kraven in action. Once again Jameson asks Kraven why he has come to America, this time the man explains that he has come to hunt Spider-Man. As Kraven leaves, he stops senses Spider-Man and for a moment almost identifies him as Peter Parker, but dismisses the idea as ridiculious and leaves. Noticing that he attracted Kraven's attention briefly makes Parker paranoid, but he is relieved when the wild man takes off.

Later, Kraven meets with the Chameleon and the pair begin to plan the coming hunt for Spider-Man. As Kraven begins to drink a glass of his jungle brew, the Chameleon begs to drink some as well. Kraven mocks his ally, calling him by his real name, however Dmitri insists that he is only the Chameleon. Kraven pulls off the Chameleon's mask to see his withered elderly face and begs to differ. He then relents, giving the Chameleon the beverage. Drinking it, the Chameleon's vitality is restored and he recovers his mask. Kraven reminds the Chameleon of his position in this partnership, recalling how, as a boy, Dimitri was his slave. Later, Kraven tracks down the wall-crawler, finding the masked hero as is he rounding up a gang of crooks. As Spider-Man leaves, his spider-sense begins going off as Kraven ambushes him. Although he has the element of surprise, Spider-Man manages to land one good blow. Disorientated by the strike, Kraven sees the wall-crawler as a massive spider-creature and begins to panic. Taking one of the drug tipped tusks from his belt, Kraven manages to cut the wall-crawler with it and retreats. Cowering in an alley, Kraven begins to fear Spider-Man. He begins to become delusional thinking that the hero was the responsible for the fall of Russia, and the humiliation of his family, which led to his mother committing suicide. Finding Kraven, the Chameleon knows exactly what his ally is thinking of an openly mocks him for being weak. Angered, the Hunter strikes the Chameleon, telling him not to speak of his mother again. Being struck by Kraven triggers the Chameleon's years of abuse and begs Sergi to stop hitting him. Kraven helps Dimitri up and vows that he will succeed and destroy Spider-Man.

Meanwhile, Peter Parker has returned home where Kraven's drugs are still running through his system leaving him greatly disorientated. Going downstairs for a moment, his Aunt May asks if he is okay. Peter tells her that he is fine and goes back up to his room. Even though he can't get his arms to stop shaking, Peter decides to go back out as Spider-Man to continue searching for Kraven the Hunter. Peter eventually finds who he thinks is Kraven and follows the villain into Central Park. He is unaware that this is actually the Chameleon disguised as Kraven in order to act as a decoy. Distracted by the Chameleon's drum beating, Kraven manages to toss a net on the wall-crawler. As the hero struggles to get free, Kraven clamps on magnetic shackles one of the web-slinger's arm and leg. Fleeing, Spider-Man manages to dull the magnetic attraction between the two shackles by covering them with webbing. Finding who he thinks is Kraven the Hunter, Spider-Man quickly unmasks him and discovers that it is the Chameleon, who surrenders instantly. Spider-Man then leaves the Chameleon webbed up while he continues his search for the real Kraven. When Spider-Man begins stalking Kraven, the master hunted begins to panic and is ultimately webbed up by the wall-crawler. Spider-Man isn't interested in playing Kraven's game and after removing the shackles from his arm and leg, he leaves Kraven. The Hunter begs for Spider-Man to come back and kill him, but either the web-spinner didn't hear him, or ignored his request.

Several Days Later

After being arrested, Kraven the Hunter is eventually deported from the United States. He wakes up after a nightmare about spiders. In the other room he hears Dimitri crying out for his mask which has been removed from his face. Looking under his bed, Kraven finds the Chameleon's mask and gazes deeply into its eyeless face. At that same moment, Peter Parker is looking into his Spider-Man mask, thinking about how glad he is to be alive after his encounter with Kraven the Hunter. When Aunt May comes into his room, Peter quickly hides his mask before she can see it. She asks Peter that she and Anna Watson are going out for dinner and invites Peter to join them. The young man takes May up on her offer, asking his aunt if he had said that he loved her recently.

Appearing in "Hunting the Hunter, Part One: Adrift"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #634.

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Synopsis for "Hunting the Hunter, Part One: Adrift"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #634.



Appearing in "Hunting the Hunter, Part Two: A Prophecy"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #635.

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Synopsis for "Hunting the Hunter, Part Two: A Prophecy"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #635.



Appearing in "Hunting the Hunter, Part Three: War"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #636.

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  • Kaine (Revealed to be alive)

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Synopsis for "Hunting the Hunter, Part Three: War"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #636.



Appearing in "Hunting the Hunter, Part 4: Burning Bright"

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Amazing Spider-Man #637.

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Synopsis for "Hunting the Hunter, Part 4: Burning Bright"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Amazing Spider-Man #637.



Appearing in "Peter Porker the Spectacular Spider-Ham - Nevermore"

This story is a reprint of the comic
What The--?! #3.

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Synopsis for "Peter Porker the Spectacular Spider-Ham - Nevermore"

This story is a reprint of the comic
What The--?! #3.

Spider-Ham craves to have his own graphic novel, a version of "Kraven's Last Hunt." He pushes Marble staff to be in a graphic novel, and succeeds... more or less.

Notes

Continuity Notes

  1. Spider-Man often got information from Joe Face, as seen in Marvel Team-Up #127.
  2. Peter lists off those in his life who have died: His Uncle Ben (Amazing Fantasy #15), George Stacy (Amazing Spider-Man #90), his daughter Gwen (Amazing Spider-Man #121), and Ned Leeds (Spider-Man Versus Wolverine #1).
  3. Mary Jane refers to herself as a newlywed in this story. She and Peter Parker had just recently been married in Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21. However, years later in Amazing Spider-Man #545 the demon known as Mephisto erased all history of Peter and Mary Jane's marriage. As such reality had been altered so that they were no longer married, but a common-law couple that lives together.
  4. Spider-Man and Captain America both battled Vermin together in Marvel Team-Up #128.
  5. Kraven appeared to kill Spider-Man in Web of Spider-Man #31.
  6. Peter and Mary Jane are referred to as husband and wife in this story. However, years later, the demon Mephisto erases their marriage from existence in Amazing Spider-Man #545. As a result, Peter and Mary Jane should be considered a common-law couple as opposed to husband and wife here.
  7. The Vermin fought both Spider-Man and Captain America in Marvel Team-Up #128.
  8. Ned Leeds was murdered in Spider-Man Versus Wolverine #1.
  9. Peter and Mary Jane are referred to as husband and wife here. They had just recently got married in Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21. However, years later, the demon Mephisto erased their marriage from existence in Amazing Spider-Man #545. As such, they should be considered a common-law couple here, as opposed to husband and wife.
  10. Among the people that Peter lists as being dead are: His Uncle Ben (Amazing Fantasy #15), Ned Leeds (Spider-Man Versus Wolverine #1), and Gwen Stacy (Amazing Spider-Man #121).
  11. Mary Jane was almost raped by a gang of men in Amazing Spider-Man #293, only to be saved by Kraven.
  12. Spider-Man and Captain America last fought the Vermin in Marvel Team-Up #128.
  13. Although Kraven dies here, he is later resurrected by his family in Amazing Spider-Man #635
  14. Kraven the Hunter committed suicide in Amazing Spider-Man #294.
  15. Spider-Man was buried alive by Kraven in Web of Spider-Man #31. The hero broke free in Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131.
  16. Kraven, posing as Spider-Man, beat Vermin unconscious in Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131.
  17. Peter and Mary Jane are referred to as husband and wife in this story. However, years later, the demon Mephisto erased their marriage from existence. As such, they should be considered a common-law couple as opposed to husband and wife here.
  18. Peter and Mary Jane are referred to as husband and wife. However, years later, their marriage is erased from existence by the demon Mephisto in Amazing Spider-Man #545. As such they should be considered a common-law couple here.
  19. Peter's Uncle Ben was killed by a burglar in Amazing Fantasy #15. At the time of this story, Peter was recently buried alive by Kraven the Hunter as seen during the Kraven's Last Hunt storyline.
    Kraven's Last Hunt
    Web of Spider-Man #31 Amazing Spider-Man #293 Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #131 Web of Spider-Man #32 Amazing Spider-Man #294 Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #132

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  20. The identity of this entity is unknown. The profile for Kraven the Hunter in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z #6 does not specify who the entity is. One obvious possibility is Death, however, review of Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z #3, which has an entry on Death, does not make mention of this instance either.
  21. Of those people Spider-Man specifically identifies George Stacy (Amazing Spider-Man #90), his daughter Gwen (Amazing Spider-Man #121) and Ned Leeds (Spider-Man Versus Wolverine #1).
  22. Roger implies that his mother was a Holocaust survivor. This should be considered a topical reference per the Sliding Timescale of Earth-616.
  23. This story revisits the events of Amazing Spider-Man #15 mostly from the perspective of Kraven the Hunter. Per the Sliding Timescale of Earth-616 this story happens nine years prior to the Spider-Man stories published in 1996.
  24. At the time of this story, Peter's Uncle Ben had recently been murdered by a burglar as seen in Amazing Fantasy #15. Peter blames himself because, as Spider-Man, he could have stopped the thief a few days earlier.
  25. At the time of this story, Peter was dating Betty Brant since Amazing Spider-Man #7. Liz Allen started becoming interested in Peter Parker in Amazing Spider-Man #12, making Betty jealous whenever they crossed paths.

Chronology Notes

  1. Spider-Man:
  2. May Parker:
    • Page 13-14 - Aunt May is worried that Peter is late getting home.
    • Page 45 - May spends time with Peter.
  3. Kraven the Hunter:
  4. Chameleon:
  5. Flash Thompson:
  6. Liz Allan:
  7. J. Jonah Jameson:
  8. Betty Brant:

See Also

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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