Friday, November 25, 2016

Welcome to the second round of our host Spacebooger's latest bout, Friday Night Fights: Power Punch. This bout has one new rule to it: Each round must feature a KO punch. And tonight, I'm providing this bit of gridiron glory from Amazing Spider-Man#153 by Len Wein, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito.

Synopsis: Dr. Bradley Bolton, former Empire State University star quarterback and currently a top computer scientist, has a problem: His daughter has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom by some criminals led by a man named Paine, who demands the good doctor hand him a valuable computer component in exchange for Bolton's daughter's return. The meet goes as planned in ESU Stadium until Paine pulls a last-second double-cross which Bolton does not take well.

And off Dr. Bolton goes.

Meanwhile, Spider-Man, having shadowed Bolton earlier, suddenly arrives at the stadium only to find...

So Spidey has cornered Paine and is about to inflict some of the man's namesake on him when...

Tonight's fight music for this round of pigskin power punching is this selection from Queen.

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