MARVEL TEAM-UP #61-62 (1977)

In the aftermath of the last two-part story, which ended in a battle in the Baxter Building, Spider-Man inadvertently releases Super Skrull from his containment cell.

The cover has a wonderful piece of misdirection, suggesting Spider-man is fighting the FF and not Super Skrull.

At first, Spider-Man is confused about who attacked him and thinks it was his bromance love, Torch. But Johnny is confused too…

Then, the truth is clear:

It takes Spider-Man two issues–and the help of Human Torch and Ms. Marvel–to recapture him.

Of note? Ms. Marvel gets in a nut shot…

…before she takes a huge punch…

After getting punched all the way to the Statue of Liberty, Ms. Marvel and Spider-Man get to talking…

Skrull needs a crystal to…Know what?  It doesn’t matter. 

Anyway, lots of punching and krakowing. 

He’s foiled in the end and the crystal isn’t really anything that comes back.

Why Reed kept Super Skrull imprisoned at the Baxter Building, in the middle of a major metropolitan area, is beyond me. 

Good story and great art.

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