Death of Spider-Man

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    An Ultimate Comics event that involved Spider-Man and friends, New Ultimates and the Avengers.

    Short summary describing this arc.

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    Brian Michael Bendis, writer of Ultimate Spider-Man, and Mark Millar, writer of the Ultimate Comics Avengers mini series, take the Ultimate Universe where "There Are No Rules" into a story "that no comic fan can afford to miss", according to

    “As a group and as individuals we have made a conscious effort to create stories this year that no one has ever seen before, I am very, very proud to be a part of this storyline and very proud of Marvel for even attempting such a bold endeavor. Sit back and watch as we unveil a storyline unlike any other!!” --Bendis

    Plot Summary


    After an agreement between Carol Danvers and Peter's Aunt May it was decided that Spider-Man would receive training from the Ultimates. On his first lesson Iron Man and Spider-Man encounter a battle between Black Cat and Mysterio. The two are fighting for the Zodiac Key, the artifact that leveled a portion of New York City after a mistake by Black Cat.

    Discovering that Mysterio's "smoky" exterior is just another illusion, Tony Stark takes the Zodiac Key for safekeeping while Black Cat and Spider-Man help as many people as they can after the disaster that had happened. Back at the Parker household Gwen and MJ reinstate their friendship and Peter and Mary Jane reinstate their romantic relationship.

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