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In this issue, Spider-Man visits Uncle Ben's grave, and recounts all the people, heroes, villains, and events that have led up to who he is today.

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This is a 'flashback' issue, I'm guessing prompted by the fact that the Spider-man TV series was out about this time and Marvel were probably trying to get those viewers as readers and wanted to bring them up to speed.  At first, the reader's expecting a retelling of the famous Spidey origin and, yes, that's certainly there.  But that's not all.  Oh, no.  Brave man that he is, writer Bill Mantlo proceeds to summarise the entire 180 issues that have preceeded this issue, taking in characters, maj...

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