Oct 21, 2020

Spider-Rama: Marvel Team-Up #19

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MARVEL TEAM-UP #19
by Len Wein and Gil Kane

Spider-Man vs. the Man-Wolf, who is John Jameson, JJJ's son!



POINTLESS TRIVIA
 
BEN: The previous issue was a team-up between the Hulk and the Human Torch, so we skipped it. And the first appearance of Stegron, the Dinosaur Man!

DUY: Between Kraven and Ka-Zar, I feel I've seen these guys WAY too much. Also, every issue of Marvel Team-Up thus far has had either Spidey or Torch.

WHAT'S AGED THE BEST? 

BEN: Stegron May be a complete copy of the Lizard, but I’m fine with it. Sick burn, Spidey.



DUY: For a villain created in MTU, Stegron has in fact aged pretty well.

BEN: It’s a proven concept.

WHAT'S AGED THE WORST? 

BEN: Two things. 1. I’m pretty sure that webbing is going up his buttcrack. 2. Maybe you stop with the cell-regeneration research, Curt.



DUY: That webbing... is definitely going up his buttcrack.

NITPICKS

BEN: Missing spider emblem.



DUY: Really? He just so happens to be going back to New York?


BEN: I was wondering when they dropped him off, how was he planning to get home.


FAVORITE PANEL

BEN: That’s just a well-done Spidey:



DUY: Yeah, shut up Ka-Zar.


WHO WON THE COMIC?

DUY: Stegron, the Dinosaur Man.

BEN: I feel like if your real name is Stegron, you have to become a dinosaur man at some point.

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