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Into the Vault:Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man #64

First appearance of Cloak and Dagger

So we meet Peter Parker, our friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man as we normally do, slinging around New York.When he comes upon a man(Marshall) that is running for his life.The man is scared for his life and ask Spider-Mans to save him and even says that he’ll tell the DEA everything.

Enter Cloak and Dagger.

We learn that Daggers powers are that she can make tiny dagger from her fingertips that can pass through clothing and flesh until they melt in her victims bloom stream causing biophysical shock and then death.Cloak’s cloak(cape) is an alternate universe that he can trap his enemies in,not to mention that he can use it to teleport.

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Back to the story, both are after this man for revenge and our Neighborhood Spider is about law and order and tries to stop them,but to know avail .Dagger kills the man although Peter tries to stop them.He looses and gets hit with one of Dagger’s daggers,and they teleport away.Leaving a very hurt Spider-Man to limp back home.

Peter than uses his connection to try to figure out more about more about Marshall,turns out that this man was a chemist for the mob.He and the people he worked for had kidnapped street kids and used them as guinea pigs to try to make a new drug.

As Parker goes to Ellis Island for find more information, he hears a scream and finds an old warehouse.Inside we learn that these mobster had street kids kidnapped and experimented on, and these two Cloak and Dagger are the only ones that survived. To make a long fight short the band guys momentarily get the upper hand ,Parker comes in and says that he understand and that they should take these men in.But Cloak and Dagger just want him to stay out of it…

In the end Cloak traps the bad guys in his cape and,makes it seems as if the only way out is a window,the men break through it to be free.

Well it turns out that that window is the window of the warehouse, and the men fall to their deaths.

They leave feeling justice has prevailed, as all the murderers of their friends are dead.Spider-Man leaves a bit confused wondering how safe the dark truly is.

 

~BlerdLikMe

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