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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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:icondarkjan:
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.
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Captivated2 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.
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:icondarkjan:
thank s for answer,if you need some issues of old spidey. just wrrite me
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:iconsongofafreeheart:
i'VE ALWAYS PREFERED YOUR VERSION.
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Eve-Francesca Jun 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You made a great point in your artist's comments. ;) =)
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Spider-Jr Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Peter and Mary-Jane Watson Parker

Always and Forever
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MarkFanboy 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.
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Captivated2 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!
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MarkFanboy 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.
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Gunnut51 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.
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