Now that Aunt May is feeling better, Peter Parker is free to act as Spider-man once again! The Enforcers and Sandman have captured the Human Torch and plan to use him as bait to defeat Spider-man once and for all!
"The Coming of the Scorpion! OR: Spidey Battles Scorpey! "
Why is Peter Parker being followed by a mysterious man? He turns out to be a detective employed by Jameson, who laters accepts Jameson's request to be part of the experiments of Dr.Farley Stillwell. His abilities will be enchanced to those of a scorpion in order for Spiderman to face his strongest foe yet.
Steve Rogers continues to think about Sharon Carter. Unable to sleep, he checks out of his hotel and goes for a walk, where he encounters the Scorpion. The Scorpion heads off to kill Agent Thirteen for his employers.