Neogenic Nightmare Part 1: The Insidious Six Story by John Semper; Teleplay by John Semper & David Lee Miller
The Crime Lords, led by Silvermane, are holding The Kingpin accountable
for his failure to eliminate Spider-Man. So six of the Wall-Crawler's
greatest enemies are called together to do the job: Doctor Octopus,
Mysterio, The Scorpion, The Rhino, The Shocker and The Chameleon.
Unfortunately, Spidey's powers have been on the blink due to the changes
in his blood chemistry. Is this the moment the super-villains have been
Neogenic Nightmare Part 2: Battle Of The Insidious Six Story by John Semper; Teleplay by Doug Booth
The six supervillains can't beileive their eyes when Spider-Man walks
into their trap at the warehouse. But it's obvious why, when they easily
overcome and unmask the fraud. Meanwhile, Silvermane and the Crime
Lords grow more disenchanted with The Kingpin and want to put him out
of business. Kingpin beats them to the punch, kidnapping Silvermane.
Can Spider-Man save the day?
Neogenic Nightmare Part 3: Hydro-Man Story by John Semper; Teleplay by Jim Krieg
Mary Jane is being stalked by her former boyfriend, Morris Bench, who's
undergone an accidental metamorphosis and become Hydro-Man. Sweeping
Mary Jane off her feet in a wave of water he insists she will love him.
Spider-Man is nearly beaten by the semi-liquid culprit but with a little
help from Mary Jane puts a stop to this vaporous villian.
Neogenic Nightmare Part 4: The Mutant Agenda Story by John Semper and J.M. Dematteis; Teleplay by Michael Edens
Spider-Man's progressing neogenic mutation is making him ill and he seeks
the aid of a man known to help all mutants...Dr. Charles Xavier. In doing
so he meets the X-Men but is disappointed to learn that Xavier does not
'cure' mutancy, only helps those born that way to accept and control their
abilities. In the process of this endeavor though he becomes involved in a
plot to destroy mutants everywhere. Will he be able to stop this hideous
plan with the help of the X-Men?
Neogenic Nightmare Part 5: Mutants' Revenge Story by John Semper and Michael Edens; Teleplay by Francis Moss and Ted Pedersen
Wolverine catches up with Spider-Man, hot on the trail of the missing Hank
McCoy. Discovering his location and the plot to destroy all mutantkind the
two team up and rescue Beast in the nick of time just as he was about to
become the first test subject of Landon's horendous plan. But when Landon
accidentally falls victim to his own experiment he is changed into a giant
monster that feeds on electrical energy. Can Spider-Man and the X-Men
succeed in stopping this 50-foot tall, ohm-eating monster?
Neogenic Nightmare Part 6: Morbius Story by John Semper; Teleplay by Brynne Stephens and Lydia Maranor
Dr. Mariah Crawford has developed a cure for Spidey's disease, but she's
reluctant to give an untested serum to Spider-Man that may result in
permanent loss of his powers or worse. But after an angry outburst from
Spider-Man, she hands it over. Peter , at the ESU lab, is secretly observed
by Michael Morbius, who then swipes the infected blood sample after Peter
leaves for the night. Working alone in the campus bell tower with borrowed
equipment, Morbius has an accident which will change him forever...
Neogenic Nightmare Part 7: Enter The Punisher Story by John Semper and Carl Potts; Teleplay by Carl Potts
As more ESU students are attacked and striken with the strange 'plasma
disorder,' Spider-Man is blamed once again, although it's Morbius
feeding on his victims' hemoglobin. Enter Frank Castle, The Punisher,
a vigilante who takess out after 'the vampire' Spider-Man. Meanwhile,
the Wall-Crawler tracks Morbius, The Living Vampire, to stop his bloody
rampage, but this makes Spidey an easy target for the Punisher.
Neogenic Nightmare Part 8: Duel Of The Hunters Written by John Semper
Looks like it's curtains for Spider-Man (who's now become a Man-Spider)
but he turns the tables on the Punisher and it's the vigilante who barely
escapes in his battle van. Meanwhile, Dr. Mariah Crawford summons
Sergi Kravenoff, better known as Kraven The Hunter, to help her track
down Spider-Man and cure him of his mutation with a newly developed
antidote. Unfortunately, when the Man-Spider makes its way to the ESU
campus the Punisher is hot on his heels. Will the Punisher succeed in
destroying Spider-Man in his new mutated form or will Kraven and Dr.
Crawford reach him first?
Neogenic Nightmare Part 9: Blade The Vampire Hunter Story by John Semper; Teleplay by Stephanie Mathison, Mark Hoffmeier, and John Semper
Drawn to New York to track down the vampire that is plaguing ESU students,
Blade the Vampire Hunter encounters Spider-Man who he believes is the
culprit. After discovering that his usual vampire weapons have no effect
on the web-slinger, Blade reluctantly agrees that Spider-Man is not the
vampire. When Spider-Man reveals that Morbius is the real vampire as
well as the victim of a Neogenic Recombinator experiment gone awry, Blade
decides to demolish the scientific equipment. Can Spider-Man prevent the
vampire hunter from destroying the Recombinator as well as Michael Morbius?
Neogenic Nightmare Part 10: The Immortal Vampire Written by John Semper and Meg McLaughlin
Blade and Spider-Man are forced to put their differences aside in an attempt
to track down Morbius and stop him from transforming everyone into vampires
like himself using the Neogenic Recombinator. When Lt. Terri Lee joins the
chase, she falls for the moody vampire hunter in the process. Speaking of
romance, Morbius kidnaps his lady-love Felicia Hardy in order to transform
her into the first of many vampires. Just in time, Blade and Spider-Man
discover Morbius' hideout and interrupt him long enough for Felicia to force
him to face the truth, but is it in time to save Morbius from his own
Neogenic Nightmare Part 11: Tablet Of Time Written by Mark Hoffmeier, Stan Berkowitz, and John Semper
The legenday Toltec Tablet of Time is discovered in Mexico and shipped
to New York for study in Doctor Connors' laboratory. The Tablet is
subsequently stolen by the crimelord Silvermane who wants to use the
tablet to regain his youth. Not only is the tablet gone; they've got Doc!
pidey is desperate to rescue him -- since he still needs his Neogenic
Recombinator dosage every 24 hours to keep himself from mutating
into the Man-Spider again.
Neogenic Nightmare Part 12: Ravages Of Time Written by Mark Hoffmeier, Stan Berkowitz, and John Semper
It's a double double-cross. Doc Connors warns his captor Silvermane
about the tablet, but Silvermane won't listen and positions the ancient
stone in a replica of the Toltec temple. As the sun rises and courses
through the stone, the beam engulfs Silvermane. Suddenly, he's a
young man again. Connors' fury triggers his own metamorphosis into
The Lizard and in the ensuing battle with Tombstone and Spider-Man,
Silvermane morphs again, younger and younger until...
Neogenic Nightmare Part 13: Shriek Of The Vulture Story by John Semper, Gilles Wheeler and Evelyn A-R Gabai; Teleplay by Evelyn A-R Gabai
While CEO Adrian Toomes is absorbed in regaining his youth, Norman
Osborn is engineering a hostile takeover of Toomes Aeronautical.
Toomes vows revenge and takes to the air as the Vulture, armed with
youth-absorbing talons that temporarily make him young. Meanwhile, on
campus, Peter arrives to see Mary Jane in Faust where Harry Osborn is
snatched out of the audience by the Vulture. Spidey rescues Harry, but
the Vulture escapes. Later, as Toomes' talons grip Spider-Man's
shoulder, Spidey's strength and vitality fade while the Vulture revels in
newfound youth and super strength. To make his victory complete,
Toomes begins to rip off Spidey's mask...
Neogenic Nightmare Part 14: The Final Nightmare Story by John Semper and Sandy Fries; Teleplay by Sandy Fries
The shocking conclusion to the "Neogenic Nightmare" storyline!! Spider-Man
seeks Curt Connors aid to help reverse the aging effects of the Vulture's
talons. The Vulture meanwhile sporadically turns into the man-spider from
the mutagenics he absorbed with Spidey's youth. At the same time, the
Scorpion grabs Dr. Farley Stillwell to seek a cure for his own mutation.
With Doc Connors in the middle, feeling the onset of his own his reptilian
transformation, will everyone be cured in time for Peter to meet up with
Mary Jane as she confronts her her wayward father???