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A Web-Slinging Christmas: "Not a Creature Was Stirring"

We continue our Spider-Man Christmas with 1996's "Not a Creature Was Stirring" from Marvel's 1996 Holiday Special by Mark Waid, Pat Olliffe and Brett Breeding...

This excellent Mark Waid story has Spider-Man track J. Jonah Jameson from a Christmas party because he's curious as to where Jameson was getting all the cheap toys he was giving out to the kids at the party. He discovers Jameson has a warehouse filled with cheap toys, looks like he bought in bulk decades ago. While there, though, the roof of the decrepit warehouse collapses, leaving Spidey trapped under the wreckage with Jameson without his mask. So Jameson has a choice - he can save Spidey and himself, or he can wait until Spidey's mask disintegrates and learn his secret identity...

What a great hook for a story by Waid. And Olliffe and Breeding did a great job on the artwork for this classic tale.

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