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One of the best-known and most influential comic books of all time was The Amazing Spider-Man #121 from June 1973 by Gerry Conway, Gil Kane, John Romita, Sr., and Tony Mortellaro. The Green Goblin, Spider-Man's arch-nemesis, kidnaps Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy and lures the Web-Slinger to New York City's George Washington Bridge. The Goblin throws Gwen off the top of the bridge, and Spidey desperately launches a strand of web after her. He manages to catch her by her legs, but the sudden stop snaps her neck and kills her. The story, titled "The Night Gwen Stacy Died," changed Spider-Man's life and is considered by many comics critics to be the official end of the Silver Age

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In 2014, Marvel Comics was in the preliminary stages of a crossover called "Spider-Verse," in which a cosmic supervillain would travel between universes in an attempt to destroy every version of Spider-M…

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Back then, I remember, you and I went to a funeral. On a day made for a funeral. A gray day, with a rusty rain. Not bitter cold. But cold. 

It was a funeral for Furry Lewis. Old Memphis blues guy and you and I were there, and Dan, and Joan. Banjo Bob in wrinkled pants. And suspenders, with tennis racquets on them. 

Furry Lewis had a prosthetic leg but he didn’t always wear it. Dan said once, he was at Furry’s house, and Furry said to him, Boy fetch my…

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