Norman Osborn has saved the best for last as he takes on the most personal item on his evil To-Do list. The violent tension between Spider-Man and Norman has grown for years and has been building to a boil for the last few months after Osborn’s last defeat at Spidey’s hands at the end of America Son. Norman can no longer put off what needs to be done.
Plus, They’re Hunting Spiders…The Gauntlet an incredible new Spier-saga begins here! The event that redefines Spider-Man's classic arch-enemies one by one starts with one of his deadliest – Electro! Destitute and desperate, conned out of his life's meaning and worth—Max Dillon becomes the voice of the common man against the brutal injustice of a system overloaded by greed. With Spider-Man already looking over his shoulder. Brace yourselves for a story of a hero with everything to lose against a man with nothing left to gain. Prepare for death’s short, sharp shock. Prepare for Electro.
Plus, one-half benevolent philanthropist/one-half underworld mastermind, Mr. Negative has carved out a substantial slice of the big apple for himself over the past year. But when the super-villain mastermind The Hood strikes at the heart of Mr. Negative’s criminal operations with a whole horde of classic Arachno-Foes (including The Scorcher, Speed Demon, The Squid and the long awaited return of the White Rabbit), Spider-Man is left to clean up the mess between these two violent nemeses!
Includes material reprinted from Dark Reign: The List Amazing Spider-Man, Amazing Spider-Man #612 and Dark Reign: Mr Negative #1!