Synopsis for “Spidey Cops Out!”
After dropping off the Gibbon at the local hospital, Spider-Man resumes his search for Aunt Many. After avoiding a number of criminal activities to continue his search for his missing Aunt, Peter eventually gives up looking for her as Spider-Man. Returning to his apartment he changes back to Peter Parker and goes to the Bugle. There he finds that Jameson has spun Spider-Man’s lack of involvement breaking up crimes as a sign of cowardice, and Jameson presses Peter to take more pictures or have a freeze put on his regular pay for the Bugle. On his way out of the Bugle, Peter gets his condolences from Betty Brant and outside, after he breaks up two boys fighting over whether or not Spider-Man is a coward Peter finds Mary Jane and her Aunt Anna have been out looking for May as well.
When Anna points out that May’s handwriting appears forced, it gives credence that May may be one of the people that have been involved in a series of kidnappings. Peter decides to go into action as Spider-Man and seek out the men, he’s previously seen who have been involved in said kidnappings. He tracks down one of the goons, and when he questions him he learns that other than a phone call from his employer, the crook has no other information about the people he’s been hired to kidnap.
Spider-Man recognizes another kidnapper in a group of crooks trying to break into a warehouse. Fighting them off, he finds that one of them has super-strength. However he fights them off and finds that they were wearing a mechanical harness to boost their strength. Taking it, Spider-Man decides that it’s an important clue into everything. Before he can look into it, he’s suddenly confronted by Dr. Octopus, the mastermind behind the scheme who is sick of Spider-Man once more meddling in his affairs.
This story is continued next issue….
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