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  1. 'Duel To The Death With The Vulture' - (Lee/Ditko) A new criminal dressed as a vulture has been terrorizing New York City.J. Jonah Jameson wants pictures for an article he's publishing in NOW magazine. Peter decides that if he can take pictures of the Vulture, he could sell them to JJJ to help out his Aunt May. The Vulture decides to next rob the Park Avenue Jewelry Exchange when Spider-Man sees him. He starts taking pictures but is spotted by the Vulture. They fight briefly before the Vulture flies away. Peter takes his pictures to Jameson who is impressed by the photos. The Vulture tries to trick everyone by attempting to rob the Jewelry Exchange from below rather than above (as people would expect). Spider-Man's spider-sense goes off and he's able to capture the Vulture. Having more photos of the Vulture and the fight with Spider-Man, Peter is able to sell them and earn more money for Aunt May and himself.
  2. The Uncanny Threat Of The Terrible Tinkerer - (Lee/Ditko) Peter's teacher recommends him to be a science assistant to Professor Cobwell. Peter is sent to the Tinkerer Repair Shop for the Professor. His spider-sense detects a weird trace of radiation at the shop and from the radio he picked up.It turned out that some alleged extraterrestrials have been placing spy devices into radios to discover Earth's weaknesses. Spider-Man returns to the shop and sneaks into the basement. He discovers a bunch of "aliens" and they fight. He manages to get the upper hand and they all flee in a large "spaceship."

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It's a plane! It's a Vulture! It's An Alien! 0

A fun little double story issue this one, one good villain, one set of not good villains. Firstly we see the introduction of The Vulture, a nefarious individual who has constructed a set of wings which he of course uses to commit dastardly aerial assaults. Can our spider catch himself a criminal vulture? Second we have The Terrible Tinkerer and his mysterious crew offering cheap radio repairs! Spider-Man senses something is afoot and investigates these hideous purveyors of cheap radio repair.I a...

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