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The Amazing Spider-Man (1999) - #48
"A Spider's Tale"

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Joseph Michael Straczynski Sr. - 'JMS'

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Cover Date: February 2003
Cover Price: US $ 2.25

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Ezekiel finds Spider-Man and takes him to Africa. He tells him the legend of the first man with spider powers.
Spider-Man gets himself prepared to kill Shathra and the two battle, meanwhile Ezekiel cuts open his hand an announces to an unknown person that Shathra is coming. Shathra is almost defeated by Spider-Man when she is swarmed and falls down the pit never to return.
Meanwhile Mary Jane prepares to go back to New York City.

Reprinted/Collected in:
The Amazing Spider-Man (1999) TPB vol. 04
The Amazing Spider-Man (1999) Ultimate Collection TPB vol. 02
The Amazing Spider-Man: SpiderMan: Unmasked (2007) DVD-ROM
The Amazing Spider-Man: SpiderMan: Unmasked (2007) DVD-ROM
The Amazing Spider-Man: The Complete Collection (2006) DVD-ROM
The Best of Spider-Man (2002) HC vol. 03

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