Theories for why the villains don't know who Spider-Man is

#1 Posted by Mr. Wilson (6322 posts) - - Show Bio

If you are reading the current New Ways To Die arc in Amazing Spider-Man (if not you are crazy), you now know that the Green Goblin/Norman Osborn and Venom can't remember who Peter is.  I think this is better for the title personally.

Anyways some people think that this is an outcome of Mephisto's deal (it could be) but I think it has something to do with Avengers: the Initiative issue that deals with the Scarlet Spiders.  This wouldn't explain why Norman and Venom can't remember who he is because they have seen him as Spidey and been bonded to him.

Post your theories her.

#2 Posted by Buckshot (18919 posts) - - Show Bio

I did wonder why Venom didn't know, because as you said Venom has been bonded to him so he should know. Pretty sure he even made a comment about having been inside his head or something, yet didn't know who he was.

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#3 Posted by Vance Astro (91287 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought is had some to do with what the Scarlet Spiders did confusing people on who the actual Spider-Man is...I'm not sure though.Nothing that has been happening in anyone's comics outside of SI makes any sense.

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#4 Posted by inferiorego (26875 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiderman: One More Day... Mephisto messed with everyone

OR
John Romata Jr is a big jerk

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#5 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

It's not their fault, they are still trying to get what the f@ck writers were smocking when they come up with one more day

#6 Posted by Mr. Wilson (6322 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
"It's not their fault, they are still trying to get what the f@ck writers were smocking when they come up with one more day"

Exactly.

I think it will be touched on later down the road.  I think it does have something to with the Initiative issue though.
#7 Posted by inferiorego (26875 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
"It's not their fault, they are still trying to get what the f@ck writers were smocking when they come up with one more day"
Romata came up with what became One More Day, the writer who tried to jump ship when John took over (Strazynski i think) wanted something completely different
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#8 Edited by Billy (1360 posts) - - Show Bio

Doom knows it, im pretty sure, the only reason why he hasn't told anyone is so he can brag about it... "I know who spider-man is and you dont nannanananana!!"

#9 Posted by inferiorego (26875 posts) - - Show Bio
Billy said:
"Doom knows it, im pretty sure, the only reason why he hasn't told anyone is so he can brag about it... "I know who spider-man is and you dont nannanananana!!""
Diplomatic Immunity, he doesn't have to listen to romata
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#10 Posted by Mr. Wilson (6322 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm. I didn't know that...

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