‘Spider-Man’ joins ranks of jobless journalists


In a sad case of art imitating life, Peter Parker, the photojournalist alter-ego of Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man, has a new nemesis: Unemployment.

Spider-Man reads Daily BugleMarvel said this week that Parker will lose his day job as official photographer of the mayor and have to juggle real-world problems like mounting debt and job-hunting with his responsibility to keep the residents of New York City safe from his many villainous foes, like the Vulture.

The bad news hits this week with the latest issue of The Amazing Spider-Man, #623 — with #624 due out just one week later, on March 10

Source: Marvel Comics News, via CNN

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