Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Beast; Gambit; Adam; Curt Connors [Lizard]; Mr. Sinister (villain); Nasty Boys [Slab; Ruckus; Hairbag; Gorgeous George] (villains)
Mr. Sinister has captured Spider-Man and tries to goad the young mutant, Adam, into destroying the wall crawler. Gambit and Beast come to the rescue but have to contend with Sinister's Nasty Boys. Once the dust has settled, Spider-Man helps Adam get his mutant powers under control.
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Alicia Masters; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Puppet Master (villain); Mad Thinker (villain); Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards] (cameo flashback); Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards] (cameo flashback)
When Jameson puts Peter on the society page beat for the Daily Bugle, his first assignment is to cover a gallery show for Alicia Masters at Four Freedoms Plaza. Of course, things go awry and Spider-Man and the Human Torch end up tackling Alicia's sinister stepfather, the Puppet Master.