SPIDER-MAN GETS HIS BUTT WHUPPED WEEK II: MYSTERIO
Really, it’s probably more accurate to say that Spidey is getting his MIND whupped here, by the classic villain Mysterio, master of illustions. Quentin Beck was an unsuccessful Hollywood special effects creator and an unsuccessful actor who decided to throw all that away to be an unsuccessful super villain. Hard to imagine that, given the mind-bending traps and troubles he’s caused for the web-head over the years that Mysterio couldn’t have had a lucrative career creating shows for Cirque du Soleil or someone, but maybe the guy who decides to wear a fish bowl on his head and little placards with pictures of eyes on them on his chest just doesn’t have the design sense to make that work.
Or maybe some guys just prefer getting punched in the face a lot over the dealing with Hollywood producers. Maybe Mysterio ain’t so crazy.