Spider-Man: Reign #1-4

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Spider-Man: Reign #1-4

Post by Col_Fury » Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:36 am

Guess who appears in Spider-Verse?

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #1 (February 2007)
By Kaare Andrews

APPEARANCES:
Spider-Man (Peter Parker, retired old man), Miller Janson (Daily Bugle TV reporter), Varr Jones (Daily Bugle TV reporter), Mayor Waters (NY mayor), Kingpin (Wilson Fisk), J. Jonah Jameson

SYNOPSIS:
It’s the future, and super heroes have been run out of New York City for over ten years. Things are terrible, police (the “Reign”) beat the tar out of kids in the street for fun and the city’s in a state on constant martial law. The mayor is planning on activating an energy barrier (the “Webb”) around the city to keep it safe from terrorist attacks (also, he keeps the Kingpin prisoner and taunts him every year). Old Peter Parker gets fired from his florist job and is later visited by J. Jonah Jameson, who gives Peter his old camera and Spider-Man mask. As Jonah leaves he gets beat up by the police. Peter puts his Spider-Man mask on, beats up the police, then punches Jonah in the face.

NOTE:
Mary Jane appears, but it’s a hallucination.

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #2 (March 2007)
By Kaare Andrews

APPEARANCES:
J. Jonah Jameson, Miller Janson, Varr Jones, Mayor Waters, Saks (mayor’s aide, in charge of the Webb), Sinner Six (Kraven, Electro, Sandman, Scorpion, Hydroman), Spider-Man, Hypno-Hustler, Doctor Octopus

SYNOPSIS:
J. Jonah Jameson starts using kids to distribute his illegal newspaper, which spread the word of Spider-Man’s return. Meanwhile, the mayor’s aide Saks convinces him to turn on the energy barrier earlier than planned. When the mayor asks what they’re going to do about Spider-Man, Saks says they have the Sinner Six ready to go (he’s implanted bombs in all of them so they’ll follow orders). Meanwhile, Peter Parker shaves his beard and prepares to leave town for Canada. J. Jonah Jameson holds a secret rally of street kids, and they hack New York’s TV system to broadcast news about Spider-Man. Emboldened, the Hypno-Hustler returns to fight the Reign, but his batteries run out and he’s killed by Reign soldiers. Spider-Man sees it and beats up the Reign, but the Sinner Six attack and subdue the hero. Jameson is arrested. Doctor Octopus arrives, beats up the Sinner Six and escapes with Spider-Man, who later wakes up at Mary Jane’s grave as the Webb is activated.

NOTE:
Last issue said there’s been no super heroes for over ten years; this issues says it’s been thirty years.

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #3 (April 2007)
By Kaare Andrews

APPEARANCES:
Spider-Man (also in fb), J. Jonah Jameson, Mayor Waters, Saks (turns out to be the Venom Symbiote), Doctor Octopus (corpse powered by his mechanical arms), Mary Jane (corpse, also alive in fb), Miller Janson, Varr Magnuson (see NOTE), Sinner Six (Kraven, Electro, Sandman, Scorpion (op), Hydroman (op), Mysterio)

FLASHBACK:
Mary Jane dies from cancer, having been poisoned by Peter’s radioactive blood.
SYNOPSIS:
Jameson is brought to the mayor; Jameson stabs the Mayor, but it turns out Saks is the villain, AND the Venom Symbiote. Meanwhile, Doctor Octopus is revealed to be a corpse controlled by his programmed mechanical arms; he digs up Mary Jane’s corpse and taunts Spider-Man with it. Venom shoots out a bunch of Symbiote offspring, and with the Webb activated, no one can leave the city so he starts eating people in the streets. Spider-Man crawls inn a coffin to hide from Doctor Octopus. The street kids figure out the Venom monsters don’t like loud noises. Spider-Man gets sick of hearing bells ringing in the city so he changes costumes (there was one in the coffin?). As Venom prepares for Spider-Man’s arrival, the Sinner Six prepare to fight.

NOTE:
Oops! Varr Jones is now called Varr Magnuson.

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #4 (May 2007)
By Kaare Andrews

APPEARANCES:
Spider-Man, Sinner Six (Electro, Scorpion, Mysterio, Sandman, Hydroman, Kraven), Venom Symbiote, Mayor Waters, J. Jonah Jameson

SYNOPSIS:
As Spider-Man climbs the mayor’s building, Sandman leads Reign soldiers against the street kids and finds out one of them is his daughter (he doesn’t remember what her name is). On the mayor’s order, the Reign soldiers kill the street kids, but Sandman’s daughter also has sand powers. Spider-Man beats up Electro and Hydro-Man, then kills Scorpion. Sandman tries to teach his dying daughter how to use her sand powers, but she dies. Spider-Man beats up Mysterio and Kraven. The Venom Symbiote attacks Spider-Man, and reveals he took over the city because he hates Spider-Man. Sandman kills the mayor and gives Spider-Man the detonator for the bombs inside the Sinner Six. Spider-Man uses the detonator to blow up the mayor’s building. With the Webb deactivated, the Venom Symbiote is somehow defeated. Later, Jameson (who somehow survived the mayor’s building’s destruction) takes over the Daily Bugle TV station. Elsewhere, Spider-Man visits Mary Jane’s grave.

NOTE:
I guess Doctor Octopus just wandered off?

Placement suggestions:

DOCTOR OCTOPUS/DR. OTTO OCTAVIUS | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3

ELECTRO II/MAX DILLON | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4

HYDROMAN/MORRIE BENCH | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3-OP
SM:REIGN 4

*HYPNO-HUSTLER (change name to HYPNO-HUSLTER/ANTOINE DELSOIN)
PPTSS 24


HYPNO-HUSLTER/ANTOINE DELSOIN | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2

JAMESON, J. JONAH | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 1
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4

KINGPIN/WILSON FISK | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 1

KRAVEN THE HUNTER/SERGEI KRAVINOFF | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4

MYSTERIO/QUENTIN BECK | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4

SANDMAN/FLINT MARKO | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4

SCORPION III/MAC GARGAN | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3-OP
SM:REIGN 4

SPIDER-MAN/PETER PARKER | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 3-FB
{SM:REIGN 1}
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4
[SVERSE 1]

VENOM SYMBIOTE/”SAKS” | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 2
SM:REIGN 3
SM:REIGN 4

WATSON-PARKER, MARY JANE | REIGN FUTURE
SM:REIGN 3-FB
SM:REIGN 3
-Daron Jensen

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