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Spider-Man and Mary Jane by Captivated2 Spider-Man and Mary Jane by Captivated2
Back when I was reading Spider-man comics - before Marvel let Joey Q RUIN the character (some of you know what I mean), I liked to tweak art that was "almost" perfect...

The original cover for Spectacular Spider-Man #25 (on right) was beautifully done by Greg Land. But it had one MAJOR problem. Spidey was kissing the WRONG gal! It was meant to provoke and was not really illustrative of the story, and I found it offensive.

I "tweaked the art and the result is on the left. The girl in Spider-man arms is now his WIFE, Mary Jane and she is grasping him, not just resting passively. For MOST fans of the characters, this was a very important difference!
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13en-works Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
So this is Spider Man kissing Mary Jane and Gwen Stacy
darkjan Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
most iconic couple of marvel universe. 

 hate  like hell what stupid Joe -q did.      

great job by the way. if you need more spidey ocmcis from old day s.  i can  sent them to you.
Captivated2 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014   General Artist
Thanks! :)

I don't know that I will ever get over being mad about what they've done to the Spidey 'verse, so I've quit it all. (OK, I do watch the movies.) I'm also completely flummoxed to see the man that ruined the comics actually rise in the organization. May-be someday he'll get hit by a bus and sanity will return...

Awfully nice of you to offer... I have all the old stuff on CD and in the Essentials. But I recently boxed up most of my Spidey collection and put it in the attic. Someday I might sell it, but I guess it's still too soon for that.
darkjan Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
thank s for answer,if you need some issues of old spidey. just wrrite me
songofafreeheart Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Eve-Francesca Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You made a great point in your artist's comments. ;) =)
Spider-Jr Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Peter and Mary-Jane Watson Parker

Always and Forever
MarkFanboy Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great tweak, man. I'm a fan of Pete and MJ too and gave up on Spidey completely after OMD.
Captivated2 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012   General Artist
Me too. What idiocy. :(

And it wasn't just the stupid out of character actions leading to the "erasing" of the marriage (they had tried clones and death, but apparently divorce would "age" the character). It was the erasing of all that continuity. And then JQ trying to tell us that it all still happened... just not the marriage. Somehow Pete and MJ just shacking up for years just doesn't work for me!
MarkFanboy Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I reject JQ and all his work. I'll stick with my Spidey back issues, thank you very much.
Gunnut51 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Unfortunately, what Jerk Quesadilla doesn't realize is that Peter and MJ's wedding was to our generation what Reed and Sue's wedding was to his generation. Inspiration.
Captivated2 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011   General Artist
Yeah! It may be crazy, but I'm still bitter...

Now they have another Spider-man movie coming out, and while I might have been ok with revisiting the "beginning" again - this time with Gwen as it was in the comics - because of the anti-marriage/MJ movement, I'm just irritated. I will NOT be lining up for the new movie till the 2nd or 3rd week, if you know what I'm sayin.
nellethiel-aranel Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
The movie really was amazing and I firmly believe Mary-Jane is Peter's one true love.
Gunnut51 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Although I do like a lot of the cast for the new movie, I'm definitely gonna wait. Maybe all the way to the DVD. I grew up with (and really do like) Pete and MJ, but I know the Gwen was his first true love. A lot of fans do wonder what would have been if it was MJ had died instead of Gwen.
Captivated2 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011   General Artist
Good to know Pete and MJ still have fans. :)
DeviousDevilDoll Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
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