Face It, Tiger…You Just Hit The Jackpot!

Face front, True Believers! There’s few moments in comicdom as classic as when nerdy Peter Parker finally meets redhead sexbomb Mary Jane Watson. We first heard about MJ way back when Snazzy Steve Ditko was drawing the comic, but didn’t actually see her face until Amazing Spider-Man #42 when Jazzy Johnny Romita was on pencil duties.

Here’s how that momentous moment went down, followed by all the homages I could find. Just hover the mouse over the pics to see where they came from, and if I’ve missed any, let me know. You’ll even get a No Prize!

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8 Responses to Face It, Tiger…You Just Hit The Jackpot!

  1. felix says:

    wow – I never knew! The original is still the best.

  2. Wil says:

    Wow! Apart from the Adam Hughes Back Issue cover that’s a whole mess of ugly artwork in those ‘homages’.

  3. Jeff says:

    Thirteenth picture down is not from a What If…it’s from Spectacular Spider-Man #220, a within-canon issue wherein Peter discovers Mary Jane is pregnant.

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