Electro vs. Spider-Man, Pt. 1
After Electro’s sob story/childhood recall from last article, it’s time to see our newly enhanced supervillain in action. Spoiler alert: it’s going to be shocking (I apologize, I won’t do that again). We keep forgetting that Electro has one advantage that many baddies don’t get: he’s fighting Spider-Man.
Batman, who spends his days inventing batarangs that dispell everything from toxic waste to magic spells to deadly diseases, has a whole belt full of gadgets for practically every power combination or skill he comes across. Then you add his martial arts and a dozen teenage sidekicks. But Spider-Man, despite his superpowers, swings around the city packing only web-shooters and a thin layer of spandex. So when Electro shows up blasting sparks (both physical and emotional) with a level that Spider-Man hasn’t dealt with before, our protagonist’s only secret weapon is praying for a lucky punch. Though to be fair to Spider-Man…
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