Monday, January 30, 2006

Monday Challenge - Spidey Who?

Name me a current, living superhero who exists in the mainstream Marvel universe who has never met Spider-Man.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Captain **** and Dirk Anger.

As far as anyone knows.

It's cheap, I know, but because of the two issue rule (you only get two issues before a spider-man or wolverine guest spot) you need to pick a marvel book that just came out.

1/31/2006 12:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Well, Molly Hayes has been around for 30 issues without meeting Spider-Man, but that's just beause she wasn't with the other Runaways when they encountered him. How about the current New Mutants or the Winter Soldier? I can't recall a meeting there.

Otherwise, there aren't exactly a lot of possibilities. He's not as overexposed as he used to be, but that's not saying much.

1/31/2006 4:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about Bishop? I can't claim to have read every single mega-crossover they might have been involved in, but I'm pretty sure Spidey didn't appear in Bishop's short-lived series.

1/31/2006 8:31 AM  
Blogger David C said...

The Winter Soldier reference got me thinking about someone from that storyline who's been around a lot longer - has Jack Monroe/Nomad ever met Spidey?

I don't recall Spidey ever showing up when he was in Cap's book, and none of the covers of the '90s Nomad series seem to have Spider-Man on the cover (his guest-star quota seems to have been filled by the Punisher, Daredevil, and Gambit.)

1/31/2006 10:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ah, but the challenge included living, which Nomad no longer is.

1/31/2006 11:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

either Blazing Skull
Elsa Bloodstone
Dr. Druid (at least as far as I recall.)
Ultra Girl
Terror Inc. (Does he count as a superhero? And he did meet Araña--and is currently using her arm.)

1/31/2006 2:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Adrian, I think Spidey met Woodgod in an old Marvel Team-Up with the Hulk, right before he gets launched into space for an Adam Strange teamup.
Doc Samson maybe? I can't recall ever seeing the two together. Maybe the Texas Twister or that Texas Rangers super, they weren't good.

1/31/2006 2:52 PM  
Blogger MarkAndrew said...

The Eternals? Maybe?

1/31/2006 4:17 PM  
Blogger David C said...

Arrgh, the mention of Marvel Team-Up reminded me that even if Nomad was still alive, he'd have met Spidey in Marvel Team-Up #146, where he was the guest-star....

1/31/2006 4:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I remember an issue of Lobdell's X-Men where Spidey meets Bishop. I don't know why, but I do.

1/31/2006 5:29 PM  
Blogger Bill Reed said...

I seem to recall a two-parter in ASM with Spidey and Doc Samson teaming up. Hulk was in there, too.

1/31/2006 5:52 PM  
Blogger Tom Foss said...

I have those Doc Samson/Hulk ASM issues. Love that Bagley.

Did Spider-Man really team up with Adam Strange? I mean, that's a pretty obscure character to warrant a cross-company crossover.

Did NFL Superpro or US-1 ever team with Spider-Man?

1/31/2006 9:24 PM  
Blogger Brian Cronin said...

Superpro did!

1/31/2006 9:33 PM  
Blogger Andrew-TLA said...

He's probably encountered Gladiator, but how about the rest of the Imperial Guard? Did he appear in the Great Lakes Avengers mini, because if he didn't, they haven't met.

1/31/2006 11:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Arrgh, I'm sorry, I meant Adam Warlock. Embarrassing.

2/02/2006 9:09 AM  
Blogger Adam! said...

warlock met spider-man in the marvel multiple infinite whathaveyous during the early 90s.

2/02/2006 1:21 PM  
Blogger Adam! said...

um, howabaout... dracula? he has a series with apocalypse, i think...

2/02/2006 1:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's possible Spider-Man has never met Silverclaw or Triathlon, two of the characters Busiek created during his Avengers run.

2/04/2006 3:45 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Spidey made an appearance in the GLA mini, when they tried to recruit him and he gave them the usual speech about working better solo, etc. And so did Wolverine, and somebody or other who is currently in the Avengers and probably shouldn't be.

2/07/2006 12:05 PM  

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