Amazing Spider-Girl #13-18

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Amazing Spider-Girl #13-18

Post by michaelyuri » Mon May 19, 2008 7:48 am

Amazing Spider-Girl #13: I, Hobgoblin!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Simone DeSantos, Hobgoblin, Kaine, Daniel Kingsley, Davida Kirby, Moose Mansfield, Mindworm/William Turner, Benjamin Parker, Spider-Girl, Spider-Man, Gene Thompson, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Arthur Weadon, Wes Westin


Synopsis:
1: Recap page

2-3: Hobgoblin reveals to his brother Daniel that he has been conditioning his mind to resist manipulation in preparation for his new scheme to defeat Spider-Girl and the Black Tarantula.

4-5: May feels guilty about Ben's hearing loss. Peter and MJ try to reassure her that it's not her fault, but Peter secretly believes that it's his fault.

6-7: Hobgoblin has shaved his head in order to impersonate his brother. He leaves to fly to Las Vegas to meet a new associate.

8-9: It's election day at school and Simone is aggressively campaigning. May reassures Davida about the upcoming election and learns that Moose is being held in police custody.

10-12: Hobgoblin arrives in Las Vegas. He goes to meet with movie star Leonard Groote, who is actually an imposter named Mindworm. Hobgoblin can see through his disguise due to his mental conditioning. Hobgoblin tells Mindworm that he has a business proposition.

13: May heads off during lunch to check on Moose. While she's leaving, Gene tries to catch up with her, but she disappears before he has a chance.

14-15: May arrives at Arthur Weadon's base. Weadon reveals that Moose will be released soon. Moose sees Spider-Girl and lashes out calling her a murderer. May swings off in tears.

16: May returns to school and learns that Davida won the election. She goes looking for Gene.

17: Hobgoblin talks with Mindworm about Spider-Girl.

18: May congratulations Davida and offers to help set up for the upcoming dance.

19: Mindworm agrees to come to New York to help Hobgoblin deal with Spider-Girl.

20-21: Gene breaks up with May because she has been ditching him so often lately.

22: Hobgoblin thinks about his scheme to defeat Spider-Girl and the Black Tarantula.


Continuity Notes:
This issue takes place in a single day - the day of the school election.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #14: The Enemy of my Enemy!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Arana, Simone DeSantos, Courtney Duran, Hobgoblin, Davida Kirby, Donna Mansfield, Moose Mansfield, Miguel, Mindworm, Ben Parker, Psilord, Spider-Girl, Gene Thompson, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Wes Westin


Synopsis:
1: Recap page

2-3: Hobgoblin bursts into a temple looking for Madame Web. He wants information that will help him in his battle against the Black Tarantula. He learns that Madame Web is no longer there, but has been succeeded by another Priestess.

4-5: May finds baby Ben climbing across the ceiling. MJ barely misses seeing Ben climbing, and May decides not to tell her about it just yet.

6-7: May meets up with Davida, and the two of them see Gene Thompson with Simone DeSantos. Davida tells May that if May isn't interested in Wes Westin, Davida will ask him out.

8-10: The temple priestess tells Hobgoblin a long story about the Black Tarantula's ancestry and the original source of his powers.

11-12: May and Davida are returning from shopping. May decides to visit the F5 to ask Mr. Fantastic about Ben's powers. There she meets Franklin who is wearing his new full facemask. He tells her that Mr. Fantastic will be unavailable for the foreseeable future (due to the events of the F5 mini).

13-14: Swinging home, May comes across a woman with a baby being mugged. She responds with unusual violence, viciously beating the thugs before stopping herself and swinging away.

15: The priestess tells Hobgoblin that a few people including Spider-Man and Arana have defeated Black Tarantulas in the past.

16-17: May and others are with Moose, who reveals that he will be moving back to Queens and returning to Midtown High. Moose is still furious with Spider-Girl because of the destruction of Carnage.

18-20: The priestess tells Hobgoblin that the mysterious Heart of the Spider may be the secret to defeating the Black Tarantula. Hobgoblin leaves, speculating that Spider-Girl is somehow connected to the Heart. The Priestess is revealed to be Arana in disguise. She is trying to eliminate the Black Tarantula by pitting the Hobgoblin against him.

21: May runs into Wes Westin who tells her that Davida asked him out.

22: Hobgoblin meets with the woman with baby, who is revealed to actually be Mindworm. Mindworm has established a psychic link with Spider-Girl and he was manipulating her emotions earlier.


Continuity Notes:
This issue takes place after the recent Fantastic Five mini.
This issue takes place in a single Saturday, shortly after the previous issue.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #15: Dark Destiny!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
American Dream, Angry Eagle, Argo, Mr. Babbit, Black Tarantula, Blacklight, Bluestreak, Meagyn Brady, Buzz, Chesbro, Coal Tiger, Darkdevil, Simone DeSantos, Doc Magus, Vinnie Drasco, Courtney Duran, Earth Sentry, Earthshaker, Freebooter, Gelcan, Green Goblin III, Felicity Hardy, Sandra Healy, Hobgoblin, J2, Chris Jarkoer, Jubilee, Kaine, Milton Kaplan, Killerwatt, Davida Kirby, Ladyhawk I, Ladyhawk II, Mad Dog, Mainframe, Donna Mansfield, Moose Mansfield, Brad Miller, Mindworm, Mister Abnormal, Heather Noble, Nova, Ben Parker, Raptor, Richie Robertson, Sabreclaw, Simian, Spanner, Spider-Girl, Spider-Man, Stinger, Thena, Gene Thompson, Thunderstrike, Torque, Phil Urich (Golden Goblin?), Warp, Kristy Watson, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Wes Westin, Wild Thing, Jimmy Yama


Synopsis:
1: Recap page

2-3: Spider-Girl foils a robbery at an electronics store.

4: Mindworm is with Hobgoblin. He is probing May's thoughts.

5: May heads to a cafe to meet with friends. Someone is stalking her.

6: Kristy Watson welcomes Normie Osborn and Brenda Drago home from their honeymoon.

7-8: May & friends celebrate Moose's return to Midtown.

9-12: As May makes her way home, Mindworm causes her to hallucinate and think several of her enemies are attacking her. May arrives home and learns that Normie has arranged for a specialist, Dr. Kaplan, to look into her brother's hearing problem. Mindworm invades her mind as she falls asleep.

13-14: May has a strange dream in which she has become the new Black Tarantula.

15: May wakes up and gets ready for school. Hobgoblin goes after Dr. Kaplan.

16-21: At school, Davida reveals to May that she only asked out Wes to spur May into action. May falls asleep in class and continues her Black Tarantula dream. After waking up, she sees Gene with Simone DeSantos. May calls her parents and learns that Dr. Kaplan has been kidnapped. She sets out to try to find him.

22-23: May contacts all the superheroes she knows to ask for help in tracking down Dr. Kaplan.

24-26: Spider-Girl shakes down criminals for information. Meanwhile, Mindworm has been working on pushing her emotions over the top. Doc Magus appears in astral form to warn May about a high level of psychic energy in the area, but she ignores him.

27-29: Spider-Girl arrives at a warehouse and hallucinates that a number of her old enemies are attacking her. She is knocked unconscious.

30-35: May's Black Tarantula dream continues and she is being held in an elaborate water-filled trap by Chesbro. May begins to break free of Mindworm's control. She breaks free of the trap and finds Mindworm and Hobgoblin holding Dr. Kaplan hostage. Mindworm senses that a large group of superheroes are approaching, so he and Hobgoblin flee.

36-37: Back home, May learns that Dr. Kaplan believes Ben's hearing loss is reversible. Someone is stalking May in the shadows outside her house.

38: Chesbro informs the Black Tarantula that the Hobgoblin has learned of the Heart of the Spider. The Black Tarantula believes that Spider-Girl is working with the Hobgoblin.


Continuity Notes:
This issue takes place over two consecutive days, divided by May's first Black Tarantula dream. It happens shortly after the previous issue.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #16: Broken Bonds
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Black Tarantula, Chesbro, Crimelord, Deadspot, Vinnie Drasco, Fancy Dan, Hobgoblin, Daniel Kingsley, Mindworm, Benjamin Parker, Mr. Slattery, Spider-Girl, Spider-Man, Gene Thompson, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1: Recap page

2-3: A Senator is murder by the invisible assassin, Deadspot. Deadspot looks at her next assignment and learns that it is Spider-Girl.

4-5: Spider-Girl is staking out the fashion district, looking for Daniel Kingsley.

6: The Hobgoblin and Mindworm are holding Daniel hostage.

7-8: May tells Peter that Ben's Spider-powers have been emerging. She and MJ leave for school. Someone is stalking her.

9: Chesbro learns that the Black Tarantula has targeted Spider-Girl for assassination.

10: Mary Jane meets with Mr. Slattery before beginning her new job at the school.

11: Fancy Dan is contacted by a mysterious individual about purchasing the Fisk files. Mindworm is secretly there, posing as Fancy Dan's assistant.

12: May runs into Gene at school. He tells her that he wishes they could get back together.

13: Mindworm tells Hobgoblin about the Fisk files auction. Hobgoblin contacts Detective Drasco and tells him to locate the files.

14-21: Chesbro calls May and tells her that she's been targeted for assassination. She meets with him in person and he shows her a file on Deadspot. After she leaves, Deadspot appears and threatens to kill Chesbro. Spider-Girl bursts back in and they fight. Deadspot disappear into a crowd of people and then changes out of costume to escape.

22: Spider-Girl searches for Deadspot and then returns home, where someone is still stalking her.


Continuity Notes:
The first scene presumably happens shortly after the conclusion of the previous issue. The rest of the issue occurs "two days later" and the previous issue's events were "a few days ago".

Minor spoiler:
In issue #20 May's mysterious stalker is revealed as
Spoiler:
Sara Hingle. I've included a listing for her below.
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Amazing Spider-Girl #17: A Matter of Trust!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Black Tarantula (VO), Chesbro, Cornell Cottonmouth, Crimelord, Deadspot, Delilah, Vinnie Drasco, Courtney Duran, Fancy Dan, Hobgoblin, Milton Kaplan, Davida Kirby, Charlie Kurkle, Man-Mountain Marko, Mindworm, Benjamin Parker, Spider-Girl, Spider-Man, Gene Thompson, Handsome Richie Valentine, Mary Jane Watson-Parker


Synopsis:
1: Recap

2-3: Spider-Girl is searching the city for Deadspot. She meets her parents at Dr. Kaplan's office where they are discussing Ben's upcoming surgery.

4-6: The Crimelord tells Handsome Richie about the upcoming auction for the Fisk files. Richie then tells Chesbro about it.

7: At home, May learns that Ben's surgery is scheduled for the next day.

8: Mindworm schemes with Hobgoblin to mentally ensnare all of the city's crime bosses.

9: May talks to Davida at School. Gene shows up and asks May if she wants to get back together.

10: Cottonmouth talks to Chesbro on the phone and tells him the details of the auction.

11-14: After talking with Detective Drasco, Spider-Girl follows Charlie Kurkle home to his apartment where he lives with Mona. She suspects that one of them might have given a copy of the Fisk files to the Crimelord.

15: Peter and MJ leave with Ben to check into the hospital. Davida and Courtney show up to keep May company.

16-18: Deadspot receives a new assignment from her employer. After Davida and Courtney leave, May goes out for a swing. She tracks Detective Drasco to the auction, where she is surprised by the Hobgoblin.

19: Various crime lords file into the auction house.

20-22: Spider-Girl and Hobgoblin battle outside. Hobgoblin traps Spider-Girl in a shrink-wrap bomb. He bursts into the auction and throws the bound Spider-Girl on stage as an auction bid.


Continuity Notes:
Pages 2-6 occur on Thursday, 7-15 on Friday, and 16-22 early Saturday morning.

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Amazing Spider-Girl #18: My Ally, My Enemy!
Script, Plot & Pencils: Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz
Inks: Sal Buscema


Characters Appearing:
Cottonmouth, Crimelord, Deadspot, Delilah, Vinnie Drasco, Fancy Dan, Hobgoblin, Milton Kaplan, Davida Kirby, Charlie Kurkle, Man-Mountain Marko, Mindworm, Benjamin Parker, Captain Ruiz, Spider-Girl, Spider-Man, Gene Thompson, Mary Jane Watson-Parker, Wes Westin


Synopsis:
1-2: Spider-Girl tries to fight her way out of the shrink-wrap. Crimelord and Hobgoblin argue over Hobgoblin's uninvited interruption of the auction.

3: Recap

4-5: Crimelord attacks Hobgoblin. Mindworm turns the tables by revealing that he has control of all the crime bosses. He then double-crosses Hobgoblin.

6-9: Ben is about to go into surgery. Peter and MJ worry because May hasn't showed up. Because he is hopelessly outnumbered, Hobgoblin frees Spider-Girl. The two of them battle the crimelords.

10: Davida breaks up with Wes, because he's really interested in May. She tells him to go to the hospital to give May some support.

11-13: The fight continues until the police burst in. The Crimelord flees and May pursues.

14-17: Charlie Kurkle holds up the Crimelord at gunpoint and demands the files. Deadspot appears and kills Charlie. The Crimelord pulls off her mask and reveals herself to be Mona. Spider-Girl shows up and attacks Deadspot, disabling her invisiblity and knocking her out.

18-20: Mona reveals that she never had the files and it was all a con. The police take Mona away. Mindworm escaped the police raid, but Hobgoblin corners him and kills him for his betrayal.

21-22: May arrives at the hospital and learns that the surgery was successful. Wes is there and attempts to talk with her, but she ditches him when Gene shows up.


Continuity Notes:
The issue occurs in a single day, continuing directly from the previous issue.

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Chronology entries:

American Dream/Shannon Carter
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 4
*ASG 15

Angry Eagle
. . .
LPS 4
LPS 5
*ASG 15

Arana
SMF 1-FB (4-9)
SMF 1
*ASG 14

Argo
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5-BTS
*ASG 15

Babbit, Mr.
ASG 1
ASG 4
*ASG 15

Black Tarantula/Fabian LeMuerto
. . .
ASG 5
ASG 6-FB (8:1-8:5)
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17-VO

Blacklight/Kendra Freeman
. . .
SG 59
SG 92
*ASG 15

Bluestreak
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 4
*ASG 15

Brady, Meagyn
. . .
SG 89
SG 96
*ASG 15

Buzz/Jack "J.J." Jameson
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5-BTS
*ASG 15

*Carlo, Mona <- deleted, moved to Crimelord

Chesbro
. . .
ASG 6-FB (8:1-8:5)
ASG 6
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17

Coal Tiger/T'Chaka
. . .
SG 58
SG 92
*ASG 15

*Cottonmouth, Cornell
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

*Crimelord/Mona Carlo <- previously listed as Mona Carlo
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Darkdevil/Reilly Tyne
. . .
ASG 10
ASG 12
*ASG 15

*Deadspot
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

*Delilah
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

DeSantos, Simone
. . .
ASG 5
ASG 9
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15

Doc Magus/Dormagus
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5-BTS
*ASG 15

Drasco, Detective Vinnie
. . .
ASG 7
ASG 10
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Duran, Courtney Marie
. . .
ASG 10
ASG 12
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 17

Earth Sentry/John Foster
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5
*ASG 15

Earthshaker
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 15

*Fancy Dan
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Freebooter/Brandon Cross
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5-BTS
*ASG 15

Gelcan
ASG 4
ASG 5
*ASG 15

Green Goblin II/Phil Urich/Golden Goblin
. . .
AVN 5-BTS
ASG 4
*ASG 15

Green Goblin III/Norman "Normie" Osborn
. . .
SG 99
SG 100
*ASG 15

Healy, Sandra
. . .
SG 88
SG 89
*ASG 15

Hingle, Sara
ASG 1
ASG 8
*ASG 15
*ASG 16

Hobgoblin/Roderick Kingsley
. . .
ASG 6 (12-18)
ASG 7
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

J2/Zane Yama/Zane Marko
. . .
FFIVE2 4
FFIVE2 5-FB (6:3)
*ASG 15

Jarkoer, Chris
. . .
SG 89
SG 97
*ASG 15

Jubilee
. . .
LPS 4
LPS 5
*ASG 15

Kaine
. . .
ASG 10
ASG 12
*ASG 13
*ASG 15

*Kaplan, Dr. Milton
*ASG 15
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Killerwatt
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 15

Kingsley, Daniel
. . .
ASG 5
ASG 7
*ASG 13
*ASG 16

Kirby, Davida Jacqueline
. . .
ASG 9
ASG 10
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Kurkle, Charles "Charlie"
ASG 1
ASG 3
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

LadyHawk I/Regina
. . .
SG 99
ASG 7
*ASG 15

LadyHawk II/Rosetta
. . .
SG 99
ASG 7
*ASG 15

Mad Dog
ASG 4
ASG 5
*ASG 15

Mainframe
. . .
FFIVE2 4
FFIVE2 5
*ASG 15

*Man-Mountain Marko
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Mansfield, Donna
ASG 9
ASG 12
*ASG 14
*ASG 15

Mansfield, Maurice Arthur "Moose"
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15

Miguel
SMF 1-FB (5:3-9)
SMF 1
*ASG 14

Miller, Brad
. . .
SG 96
ASG 9
*ASG 15

*Mindworm/William Turner
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Mister Abnormal
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 15

Noble, Heather
. . .
ASG 8
ASG 9
*ASG 15

Nova/Richard Rider
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5
*ASG 15

Parker, Benjamin Richard
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Psilord/Franklin Richards
. . .
FFIVE2 4
FFIVE2 5
*ASG 14

Raptor/Brenda "Blackie" Drago
. . .
SG 99
AVN 4
*ASG 15

Robertson, Richie
. . .
SG 71
SG 98
*ASG 15

Ruiz, Captain "Rigger"
. . .
ASG 4
ASG 10
*ASG 15

Sabreclaw/Hudson Logan
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 4
*ASG 15

Scarlet Spider II/Felicity Hardy
. . .
ASG 3
ASG 6-FB (6-7, 8:6-8:8)
*ASG 15

Simian
. . .
SG 58
SG 67
*ASG 15

Slattery, Mr.
. . .
ASG 9
ASG 10
*ASG 16

Spanner
. . .
SG 59
SG 67
*ASG 15

Spider-Girl/May "Mayday" Parker
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Spider-Man/Peter Parker
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 13
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Stinger/Cassie Lang
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 4
*ASG 15

Thena
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 4
*ASG 15

Thompson, Eugene, "Gene"
. . .
ASG 8
ASG 9
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17
*ASG 18

Thunderstrike/Kevin Masterson
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 4
*ASG 15

Torque
. . .
SG 67
LPS 5
*ASG 15

Valentine, "Handsome" Richie
. . .
SG 77
ASG 3
*ASG 17

Warp
. . .
AVN 5
FFIVE2 5-FB (6:3)
*ASG 15

Watson, Kristy
. . .
SG 98
SG 100
*ASG 15

Watson-Parker, Mary Jane
. . .
ASG 11
ASG 12
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 16
*ASG 17'
*ASG 18

Weadon, Arthur
. . .
ASG 9
ASG 10
*ASG 13

Westin, Wes
. . .
ASG 8
ASG 9
*ASG 13
*ASG 14
*ASG 15
*ASG 18

Wild Thing/Rina Logan
. . .
AVN 4
AVN 5-BTS
*ASG 15

Yama, Jimmy
. . .
ASG 8
ASG 9
*ASG 15
-Mike

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