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Time to dance in front of Mary Jane! If I'm lucky, she'll turn out not to practice pre-copulatory sexual cannibalism!
Title text: Time to dance in front of Mary Jane! If I'm lucky, she'll turn out not to practice pre-copulatory sexual cannibalism!

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Ambox notice.png This explanation may be incomplete or incorrect: Originally created by Spiderman - I tried to add an explination, but it's probably incorrect and doesn't explain the title text or the balloon. There are also several caps errors, since I typed it on a Mobile device. Please change this comment when editing this page.
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The Spider-Man theme song includes the words, "Spider-man, spider-man, does whatever a spider can". However, at other points, the theme song explains some things spider-man can do that a real spider obviously couldn't, such as radioactive blood and crime-fighting. Although these make a good superhero story, they are not real abilities of a spider. This comic depicts spider-man doing more realistic spiderly things.

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[Cueball is shown floating on the wind, attached to a large balloon. The balloon is made of spider silk.]
Cueball: Ooh, that looks like a good spot to land, eat some bugs, and make an egg sac!
Caption: ♫ Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can


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