American Imitators

In the 1970’s Marvel Created their own Fly, Originally called the Human Fly and later just the Fly. The Art was by former MLJ artist Gill Kane


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #10
BATTLES THE FLY!!! This is issue #10 of The Amazing Spider-Man Annual! This issue’s story is “STEP INTO MY PARLOR…” The Origin of the Human Fly, as Rick Deacon becomes the newest Villain to fight Spider-Man!
Story by Len Wein and Bill Mantlo
Penciled by Gil Kane
Inked by Frank Giacoia.
Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito


Amazing Spider-Man #192
Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson shackled to a bomb set to explode in 24 hours! It’s Spencer Smythe’s most dastardly stunt yet, and many will the price! Plus, with J. Jonah Jameson attached at the hip, (quite literally), will Spider-Man find himself unmasked? Guest-starring Dr. Curt Connors!
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by Keith Pollard
Cover by Bob McLeod and Keith Pollard


Amazing Spider-Man #193
Peter faces an upset at work due to J. Jonah Jameson’s less-than journalistic integrity. But with a recent theft of Egyptian artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Spider-Man’s got his hands full. Spidey takes out his frustration on the Human Fly, and it’s glorious bug-on-bug battle!
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by Keith Pollard
Cover by Al Milgrom