Amazing Spider-Girl #25-30

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Amazing Spider-Girl #25-30

Post by michaelyuri » Sun Mar 22, 2009 7:42 pm

Amazing Spider-Girl #25

Story #1: Maybreak!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Bluestreak, Darkdevil, Simone DeSantos, Freebooter, Fury, Green Goblin (FB only), Green Goblin III, J2, Kaine, Davida Kirby, Eve Manning, Miguel, Benjamin Parker, Aunt May Parker, Raptor, Sabreclaw, Spider-Girl (& FB), Spider-Girl II (& FB), Spider-Man (& FB), Gene Thompson, Thunderstrike, Mary Jane Watson-Parker (& FB)


Synopsis:
1-2: The Avengers are searching for survivors after the explosion from the previous issue.

*: Recap page

3-4: The May clone doesn't realize who she is, and reads May's diary to try to refresh her memory. Benjamin realizes something is wrong and is frightened of her.

5: An unconscious May is being looked after by Arana and Miguel.

6-9: May is climbing a mountain in some sort of dreamscape. She encounters a blond haired woman also named May. The other May explains to her how Norman Osborn created a clone, but says that May must battle a beast to learn whether she is the original or the clone.

10: Normie fills in Darkdevil, Kaine, and Raptor on the duplicate May.

11p1-11p3: Fury has Peter strapped into some sort of machine. Rene tells her it has something to do with Norman Osborn's coming return.

11p4-16: In the dreamscape, May battles a giant Spider-Girl creature. In the real world, Arana sees that May is experiencing some sort of trauma. She projects herself into May's mind and appears in the dreamscape offering help to May. The other May warns Mayday not to trust her.

17-19: The May clone and Davida head to the coffee shop. There, Gene lunges at May in anger, and she throws him through the air, humiliating him.

20-24: May and Arana battle the Spider-Girl creature. Arana tells her that they must merge and become one in order to overcome it. They do. In the real world, Arana collapses and May's body wakes up, but inhabited by Arana's mind.


Flashbacks:
(8:2) Peter and pregnant MJ. No new information.

(8:3) Norman Osborn with kidnapped baby May.

(8:4) Kaine fighting Scriers. No new information.

(8:5) Peter and MJ with returned baby May.

(8:6) Norman with baby May clone in the tank.

(9:1) May battling Funny Face. No new information.

(9:2) The May clone breaking free and attacking Normie. No new information.


Continuity Notes:
This issue takes place in a single day, the day after the previous issue.

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Story #2: The Rescue!
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Artist: Todd Nauck


Characters Appearing:
Philippe DeJunae, Fury, Green Goblin, Kaine, Spider-Girl, Spider-Girl II


Synopsis:
1-5: Kaine battles scriers outside the DeJunae mansion. Inside, Philippe is with a young Elan and infant May, when Kaine bursts in demanding the baby. Kaine takes the baby and leaves.

6: Philippe notifies Norman that Kaine took the baby. Norman says that everything is going according to plan. In his lab is the tank holding the baby May clone.

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Story #3: First Day Drama!
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Artist: Colleen Coover


Characters Appearing:
Benjamin Parker, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1-4: MJ drops off Benjamin at day care where he meets two other babies, Shelly and Raphael. When Mrs. Prunely isn't looking, Benjamin uses his Spider-Powers to get cookies from a cookie jar.


Continuity Notes:
This is a comical, cartoonish story, but aside from the story-telling trope of babies talking and understanding each other, there isn't anything that would automatically make this story non-canon.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #26

Story #1: The Replacement!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Finished Art: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Black Tarantula, Chesbro, Darkdevil, Philippe DeJunae, Fury, Green Goblin (FB only), Green Goblin II, Green Goblin III, Kaine, Miguel, Benjamin Parker, Aunt May Parker, Raptor, Spider-Girl, Spider-Girl II (& FB), Spider-Man, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1: Chesbro tells the Black Tarantula that Spider-Girl is missing following the explosion. The Black Tarantula mobilizes his forces to find her.

2-3: Arana, in May's body, swings off dressed as Spider-Girl. Arana's own body is lying unconscious.

*: Recap page

4-6: May, is in her dreamscape with the spirit May, and a growling creature wearing a Spider-Girl costume. They set off on a quest. Meanwhile, the May clone is helping MJ with housework. Benjamin is frightened of her.

7-8: Normie, Darkdevil, Kaine, and Raptor watch security camera footage of Fury attacking and capturing Peter. Meanwhile, Fury asks her father what Peter has to do with their plan. Philippe explains the clone situation to Fury, and says that he thinks Peter is part of a scheme to reincarnate Norman Osborn.

9-10: Arana, swinging around as Spider-Girl spots the May clone and MJ out walking. In the dreamscape, May sees that the clone has usurped her identity.

11-12: Arana encounters a group of the Black Tarantula's thugs and beats them up.

13-14: In the dreamscape, May is attached by a group of giant rats and has to work together with the Spider-Girl creature in order to defeat them.

15: Normie, Darkdevil, Kaine, and Raptor are about to start searching for Peter when they get a phone call from Fury.

16: Having defeated the rats, May is now faced with a giant steel door blocking her way.

17: The May clone gets a call from Phil Urich asking if she's going to help look for Peter. She is hesitant about being Spider-Girl.

18-19: May takes off the Spider-Girl creature's mask and finds it has no face. She realizes that it represents the Spider-Girl part of her personality and merges with the creature. She starts pounding on the steel door.

20: Arana starts experiencing a mental attack. She collapses and is attacked by the Black Tarantula's thugs.

21: May wakes up and finds that she is in Arana's body.


Flashbacks:
(8:1) Norman stands scheming next to a tank containing the baby May clone.

(8:2) Peter's final battle with Norman. No new information.


Continuity Notes:
This story picks up immediately after the last issue and occurs within a single day.

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Story #2: Christmas Crisis!
by Tom DeFalco & Colleen Coover


Characters Appearing:
Benjamin Parker, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
Ben learns a distorted version of the Santa Claus story from his friend Shelly. To protect his home from invasion, he borrows one of May's webshooters and webs over the fireplace.


Continuity Notes:
This is a comical little one-page story. Aside from the story-telling trope of babies talking and understanding each other, there isn't anything that would automatically make this story non-canon.

It's a Christmas story, so I would place this after the current Spider-Girl books which are taking place during the fall football season.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #27

Story #1: Who's been Sleeping in my Head?!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Finished Art: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Black Tarantula, Chesbro, Darkdevil, Fury, Green Goblin, Green Goblin II, Green Goblin III, Kaine, Miguel, Aunt May Parker, Raptor, Spider-Girl, Spider-Girl II, Spider-Man


Synopsis:
1: Spider-Girl has just awoken in Arana's body.

*: Recap page.

2-3: She fights with Arana's henchmen and escapes. All the while, the "spirit May" is speaking to her, giving advice.

4-5: Chesbro turns the unconscious Arana-in-Spider-Girl's-body over to the Black Tarantula.

6: The May clone swings across town as Spider-Girl. Meanwhile, Normie, Raptor, Kaine, Darkdevil, & Phil Urich are assembled at Normie's office.

7: Spider-Girl worries about how to get her own body back. She decides to look for her father.

8-9: Fury is angry because she thinks Normie, not Peter, should be the vessel for Norman Osborn's return. Meanwhile, May (as Arana) beats up some street thugs.

10-12: Normie & friends wait to meet up with Fury. She arrives and tells Normie that she is willing to trade Peter for Normie. Normie receives a phone call from May (as Arana). Urich tries to follow Fury back to Peter, but she gets away.

13-14: Arana (as Spider-Girl) wakes up in the Black Tarantula's place. He quickly realizes that she's really Arana, and attacks her.

15-17: On her way back, Fury is attacked by the May clone. From the clone's words, Fury figures out that Peter is actually Spider-Man. She rushes back to warn the others, but is too late, and is blasted by Norman Osborn in Peter's body.

18-21: Spider-Girl (as Arana) attacks the May clone. Meanwhile, Arana (as Spider-Girl) fights the Black Tarantula. The Black Trantula hits Arana (as Spider-Girl) with his eye blasts. This simultaneously causes May (as Arana) to collapse, and her body falls off a building. May wakes up in her own body with the Black Tarantula about to attack her.


Continuity Notes:
This issue picks up immediately from the previous one, and takes place over a very short period of time.

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Story #2: Flight Slight!


Characters Appearing:
Benjamin Parker, Raphael, Shelly


Synopsis:
1: At daycare with his friends Raphael and Shelly, Ben uses his Spider-powers to crawl across the ceiling.


Continuity Notes:
Takes place sometime after the first Li'l Benjy story where he meets Shelly and Raphael.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #28

Story #1: Grim, Be My Goblin!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Finished Art: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Black Tarantula, Chesbro, Darkdevil, Fury, Green Goblin, Green Goblin II, Green Goblin III, Kaine, Benjamin Parker, Aunt May Parker, Raptor, Spider-Girl, Spider-Girl II, Spider-Man, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1: The Black Tarantula attacks May, thinking Arana has control of her body.

*: Recap page.

2-3: May convinces the Black Tarantula that she isn't Arana.

4: Arana wakes up in her own body. She sees the May clone swinging by and attacks her. She quickly realizes that it's not the original Spider-Girl.

5: Normie tells the gang (Urich, Kaine, Raptor, Darkdevil) that he's going to exchange himself for Peter.

6: After May explains the situation to the Black Tarantula, he sends Chesbro off to try to locate the Goblin Cult's headquarters.

7: Normie tries to call Fury to arrange the exchange, but Rene answers. Peter/Norman tells him to set up the meeting.

8: May stops home to make sure Mary Jane and Benjamin are safe. Benjamin is happy to see her.

9: Raptor tries to convince Normie not to make the exchange. Meanwhile, Phil encounters Peter/Norman, who catches him off guard and attacks him, hurting him badly.

10: May and the Black Tarantula burst into the Goblin Cult headquarters.

11: Arana and the May clone fight. Arana tries to take the May clone's mask off, but when she does she sees something shocking.

12: Peter/Norman defeats Darkdevil.

13: May, having learned where Peter went, heads toward Osborn Chemical. The Black Tarantula heads off to find Arana.

14-21: May encounters Peter, dressed as the Goblin, battling Kaine. She joins in, battling him, until he lifts his mask, revealing Peter's face. He subdues May and then leaves, threatening to kill Mary Jane and Benjamin unless she can stop him. She hitches a ride on his glider, and the two of them come crashing through the roof of the Parker house.


Continuity Notes:
This issue starts immediately where the previous left off. The whole thing happens in only a few hours. It is still light out at the beginning of the story, and dark at the end.

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Story #2: Cool Cake!
by Tom DeFalco & Colleen Coover


Characters Appearing:
Benjamin Parker, Mary-Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1: Ben and Shelly watch as Mary Jane bakes a cake.


Continuity Notes:
It's snowing outside.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #29: The End of Mays
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Finished Art: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Black Tarantula, Darkdevil, Phillippe DeJunae (FB only), Fury (FB only), Green Goblin (& FB), Green Goblin II, Green Goblin III (& FB), Kaine, Benjamin Parker, Aunt May Parker, Raptor, Spider-Girl (& FB), Spider-Girl II (& FB), Spider-Man (& FB), Venom (FB only), Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1-3: May battles the May clone and Peter/Norman.

*: Recap page

4: May convinces Mary Jane to flee with Benjamin.

5: Arana wakes up to find the Black Tarantula. She tells him that the Spider-Girl imposter isn't human.

6-12: Peter/Norman chases Mary Jane through the city. Spider-Girl pursues, attacking him, while being attacked by the clone. The clone and the Goblin surround May, but Arana and the Black Tarantula arrive to join the fight. Arana rips the clone's mask off, revealing that she is a symbiote. The clone attacks Arana, but the Black Tarantula dives in between and gets stabbed.

13-14: Norman reveals how he cloned baby May, gave one baby to Phillippe DeJunae, and then hybridized the other with a cell sample from Eddie Brock.

15-16: The symbiote starts to combine with the Goblin. On instinct, Spider-Girl dives into the mix. The mixture coalesces into an enormous "Goblin God".

17-19: May finds herself inside Peter's subconscious, being guided by the spirit May. They find Norman Osborn choking Peter Parker.

20-21: The Goblin God flies away, leaving Arana and the Black Tarantula on the roof. He finds Mary Jane and attacks her.


Flashbacks:
(13:1) Norman receives baby May from a Scrier.

(13:2) Baby May is cloned.

(13:3) Norman turns Baby May over to Philippe DeJunae.

(13:4) Norman takes a sample from Venom/Eddie Brock.

(13:5) Norman injects the May clone with symbiote material.

(14:1) Norman uploaded his consciousness into a machine.

(14:2) The final battle between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin. Repeats information from SG 49 (18:2).

(14:3) Philippe stumbles upon a hidden laboratory with the May clone.

(14:4) Fury attacks May to obtain a current DNA sample. Repeats information from SG 79 (14:2).

(14:5) Philippe causes Normie to stumble upon the laboratory with the May clone.


Continuity Notes:
This issue takes place over a very short period of time immediately following the previous issue.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #30: Never Say Die!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Finished Art: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Black Tarantula, Darkdevil, Green Goblin, Green Goblin II, Green Goblin III, Kaine, Benjamin Parker, Aunt May Parker, Raptor, Spider-Girl, Spider-Girl II, Spider-Man, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1-2: Spider-Girl battles Norman Osborn inside Peter's mind.

*: Recap page.

3-4: Norman creates opponents for May from Peter's memories.

5-6: The Goblin God flies off with Mary Jane and Benjamin as hostages. The Black Tarantula magically heals his injuries. Normie and Phil Urich pursue the Goblin God.

7-9: Norman brings them to the death of Gwen Stacy in Peter's memory. May tries to save Gwen, but Gwen turns into the clone/symbiote and attacks her.

10: Raptor attacks the Goblin God, but she is no match for him.

11-12: May battles the clone/symbiote. May gains the upper hand when they shift into May's memory to the night when she learned that she was the daughter of Spider-Man. Norman then shifts them to May's first battle with Normie as the Green Goblin.

13: Phil, Normie, and Darkdevil attack the Goblin God, but are unsuccessful.

14: May and the clone/symbiote battle. May tells her that they could have been like sisters.

15-16: The Goblin God flies to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge. Kaine attacks him, causing him to drop Mary Jane and Benjamin off the side. Benjamin saves them by deploying his organic web shooters. Arana and the Black Tarantula attack the Goblin God.

17-19: May's battle with the clone/symbiote shifts to her memory of Normie kidnapping and threatening to kill her. When the clone May sees how May selflessly tried to help Normie, she turns on Norman. This allows Spider-Girl to get the upper hand.

20: In the real world, the Goblin God screams and holds his head due to the battle occurring in his psyche.

21-22: Peter, May, and the May clone collectively overpower Norman.

23-26: The spirit May reveals that she is Aunt May and helps to drive Norman out of Peter's mind. In the real world, the Goblin God flies into the sky, where he bursts, leaving Peter, May, and the clone/symbiote. May creates a web-parachute and brings them all down safely.

27-29: Later, the Parkers take in the May clone/symbiote, saying that they'll work out a cover story later. May goes out at night to swing off as Spider-Girl.


Continuity Notes:
The story picks up immediately from the last issue, and takes place over a very short time (a few hours).

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Chronology Entries:

Arana
. . .
ASG 20
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Black Tarantula/Fabian LeMuerto
. . .
ASG 16
ASG 17-VO
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Bluestreak/Blue Kelso
. . .
AD 4
AD 5
*ASG 25

Chesbro
. . .
ASG 16
ASG 17
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28

Darkdevil/Reilly Tyne
. . .
ASG 15
ASG 23
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

*DeJunae, Philippe
*ASG 29-FB (13:3)
*ASG 25/2
*ASG 29-FB (14:3)
*ASG 26

DeSantos, Simone
. . .
ASG 22
ASG 23
*ASG 25

Freebooter/Brandon Cross
. . .
ASG 15
AD 5
*ASG 25

Fury/Elan DeJunae
*ASG 25/2
SG 73
SG 74
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28

Green Goblin/Norman Osborn
SG 97-FB (10:2)
SG 44-FB-BTS (15:3)
SG 48-FB (6:2-6:3, 9:4)
*ASG 25-FB (8:3)
*ASG 29-FB (13:1, 13:3)
*ASG 25/2
*ASG 25-FB (8:6)
*ASG 29-FB (13:4-14:1)
SG 49-FB (16:5-17:4)
SG 7/2-FB (4:1)
SG 49-FB (17:5)
WI?2 105-FB (7:5)
SG 49-FB (18-19:3)
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Green Goblin II/Phil Urich/Golden Goblin
. . .
ASG 19
ASG 21
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Green Goblin III/Norman "Normie" Osborn
. . .
SG 99
SG 100
*ASG 29-FB (14:5)
ASG 15
ASG 20
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

J2/Zane Yama/Zane Marko
. . .
AD 3
AD 5
*ASG 25

Kaine
SG 44-FB (12:5)
SG 49-FB (9:2-10:3)
SG 48-FB (10:5-10:6)
*SG 49-FB (14:1)
*ASG 25/2 (1)
SG 49-FB (14:2)
*ASG 25/2 (2-5)
SG 48-FB (19:1)
SG 49-FB (14:3)
. . .
ASG 15
ASG 23
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Kirby, Davida Jacqueline
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25

Manning, Dr. Eve
ASG 20
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25

Miguel
. . .
ASG 14
ASG 19
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27

Parker, Benjamin Richard
. . .
ASG 17
ASG 18
*ASG 25/3
*ASG 27/2
ASG 20
ASG 21
ASG 22
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30
*ASG 26/2
*ASG 28/2

Parker, May
. . .
SG 11
ASG 0-FB (2:2)
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Raptor/Brenda "Blackie" Drago
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Sabreclaw/Hudson Logan
. . .
AD 3
AD 5
*ASG 25

Spider-Girl/May "Mayday" Parker
SG 48-FB (9:4-9:5)
*ASG 25-FB (8:3)
SG 49-FB (1:2, 1:4, 1:6, 7:4)
*ASG 29-FB (13:1-13:3)
*ASG 25/2
SG 48-FB (19:1)
SG 49-FB (14:3-14:4)
*ASG 25-FB (8:5)
ASMF 3/2
ASMF 1/3-FB
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

*Spider-Girl II/May Parker [Clone/symbiote hybrid] <- moved from Parker, May [Clone]
*ASG 29-FB (13:2)
*ASG 25/2
*ASG 25-FB (8:6)
*ASG 29-FB (13:5)
*ASG 29-FB (14:3, 14:5)
ASG 20
ASG 21
ASG 22
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Spider-Man/Peter Parker
. . .
SMF 1-FB (4-9)
SG 44-FB (15:3)
*ASG 25-FB (8:5)
ASMF 3/2
ASMF 1/3-FB
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 27
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30

Thompson, Eugene "Gene"
. . .
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25

Thunderstrike/Kevin Masterson
. . .
AD 4
AD 5
*ASG 25

*Venom/Eddie Brock
*ASG 29-FB (13:4)

Watson-Parker, Mary Jane
. . .
SG 48-FB (9:2, 10:5-10:6, 19:1)
SG 49-FB (14:3-14:4)
*ASG 25-FB (8:5)
ASMF 3/2
ASMF 1/3-FB
. . .
ASG 17
ASG 18
*ASG 25/3
ASG 20
ASG 21
ASG 22
ASG 23
ASG 24
*ASG 25
*ASG 26
*ASG 28
*ASG 29
*ASG 30
*ASG 26/2
*ASG 28/2

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-Mike

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