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It's five all-new old school adventures featuring your favorite web-headed hero and his pal, the walking matchstick! Follow them through the years ­ from high school to present day, from the Negative Zone to the Coffee Bean, from Dorrie Evans to Mary Jane Watson-Parker. It's all here! And first off, see what happens when young Johnny Storm wants some of Spidey's front page exposure... And hires Peter Parker to be HIS personal photographer! This one has doom written all over it ­ Doctor Doom that is!

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Ten years ago, the Fantastic Four are in the clutches of the Mole Man. But Johnny Storm saves the day by blinding him, allowing the four to gain the upperhand. The next day, Johnny sends in the story to the Daily Bugle, expecting to see his face on the front page but find nothing but Spider-Man.

Meanwhile, Peter Parker is getting chewed out by Jameson for not bringing him the pictures that he wants (i.e. more of Spider-Man doing stuff that he can spin negatively). Frustrated, Pete goes home to find Johnny Storm. Storm asks him to be his personal action photographer. On his first assignment, Torch rejects all of Peter's pictures because they have Spider-Man in them. The next day, he places a tracker on Johnny and follows him from a distance. But when he finds an appropriate location, he also finds Paste Pot Pete. After mocking Pete for a while, Spidey tracks the Torch to the Latvian embassy where Dr. Doom has frozen him solid. Spider-Man tricks Doom into believing he's joining him but just flees with the frozen Johnny.

While removing enough ice to free Johnny, Spider-Man accidentally chisels off his hiar. When he goes to the Daily Bugle to turn in his pictures, hoping to wreck Storm, Jonah just winds up printing a picture making it look like Spider-Man is in cahoots with Doom! Oops

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THE BASICSJohnny Storm is sick of not getting the attention he (thinks he) deserves. He goes out and saves the world only to have the Bugle ceaselessly place Spider-Man on the front page of its papers. To remedy this, Johnny hires Peter Parker to be his official photographer. Shenanigans ensue.MY COMPLIMENTS TO THE CHEFThere's a reason that Spider-Man and The Human Torch are paired up so often. The team up just works. They're both quick witted and sarcastic, and while the potential for snark-ove...

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