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The Amazing Spider-Man Minus 1 - Comics From The Basement

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To COMICS From The Basement…

You know, when characters have long histories, you often get writers who want to add into their backstory, trying to establish something to new to explain certain details about the character. You got Batman: Fortunate Son… which… implies that Rock N Roll is somehow responsible for the death of Bruce Wayne’s Parents… and that Punk is death and the rage of the beast…  You got Trouble, which implies that Aunt Pay was very loose below the waist when it came to men and that Uncle Ben was shooting blanks…


And speaking of characters of The Amazing Spider-Man…. We have this week’s oddity. The Amazing Spider-Man Minus 1… yeah you read / heard that right, Minus 1. This is basically a ‘Peter Parker before he was Spider-Man’ tale… which is a little strange. One thing of note that this comic was written by Tom DeFalco, who can be considered a legend, with his work on Archie (including writing the final issue of the original run of that legend…