The Amazing Spider-Man: The Wedding by David MichelinieWho can forget one of the greatest milestones in comic history -- the marriage of Peter Parker to his long-time love Mary Jane Watson But what events surrounded this most wondrous of occasions? With Peteris dangerous existence as the web-slinging Spider-Man you can bet that there were awesome obstacles to overcome before the nuptials.
Fortunately Marvel has collected all of these amazing tales in one tidy little volume. So find out how Spidey was finally caught in Mary Janes web of love.
This trade collects the stories that changed the status quo of the Spider-Man saga forever.
Spider-Man and Mary Jane hold wedding in Tulsa
For all his bad luck, Peter Parker's life has never been short on romance, but face it, tiger: None of those characters have had the staying power or importance of Mary Jane Watson. Originally introduced in in one of the most memorable moments in Spider-Man history, Mary Jane has had a career on the page that's almost as complicated as her radioactive paramour's. She's been a flighty party girl with a surprising secret, a supermodel with a melodramatic habit, and she once made a deal with the Devil himself, and that's just scratching the surface. From her comic book origins to her on-screen adaptations, here's the surprisingly complicated truth behind Mary Jane Watson. While she wouldn't make her full appearance until December , Mary Jane was first mentioned way back in Amazing Spider-Man
Although Peter Parker had several love interests in his early comic book history—most notably, of course, Gwen Stacy —when Mary Jane Watson was introduced, she was clearly the be-all and end-all of Spidey relationships. Before that, early issues of Amazing Spider-Man spent almost a year teasing her as a potential romantic partner for Peter, with Aunt May constantly trying to set up a date between Peter and the mysterious, unseen Ms. Upon her return and the reveal that she had figured out that Peter is Spider-Man , the two remained friends. Well, actually, MJ turned him down again but eventually reconsidered. Meanwhile, Peter was distraught by the arrival of a couple claiming to be his long-thought-dead parents. Once they were revealed to be Life Model Decoy robots sent by the Chameleon hired by Harry Osborn in an attempt to get revenge for the death of his father Norman, a.
Spider-Man get married. Spider-Man is web slinging through town and runs into Electro. He defeats him and then returns home, to find Mary Jane in the process of moving in. MJ leaves for a photo shoot, leaving Peter to ponder how on earth he'll be able to provide for him and MJ. Peter takes his photos of Spider-Man defeating Electro to the Daily Bugle and is surprised by the staff with a party in honor of his upcoming wedding to Mary Jane. Jonah Jameson arrives, clearly irritated, and starts to complain about why they are hosting a party when they're supposed to be working. As soon as Peter leaves, he states that he wants to cut the pay of everyone who didn't attend.