Smasher (Marvel)(03 - Man-Monster)
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The Man-Monster was a small-time crook, who was turned into a super-human by Dr. Thaxton, a scientist working for Richard Raleigh. At Raleigh's command, the man-monster rampaged through Manhattan, targetting especially Raleigh billboards, in order to portray Raleigh, who was running for Mayor, as an enemy of the underworld. This plot was foiled by Spider-Man.
Raleigh next sent the Man-Monster out to kill George Stacy and was again stopped by Spider-Man, who led the Man-Monster back to Raleigh's appartement. He killed his own employer, after which he was killed himself by Spider-Man.
- The story from Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine #1 was re-adapted in Amazing Spider-Man #116 - #118. It is unclear which of the two versions are to be considered in continuity.
- In Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine, he is referred to as "The Man-Monster", whilst he called himself "The Smasher" in ASM #116-118.
First Appearance: The Spectacular Spider-Man (1968) #1
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The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
#116 The Spectacular Spider-Man (1968)
- 'Suddenly... The Smasher!'#117
- 'The Deadly Designs Of The Disruptor!'#118
- 'Countdown To Chaos!'
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