22 December 2012 11:03 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Anghus Houvouras defends the controversial storyline leading in to Marvel Now!'s Superior Spider-Man...

The last few weeks have been a maelstrom of anger and rage over writer Dan Slott's conclusion to The Amazing Spider-Man.

Major spoilers ahead - be warned...

Leading up to the conclusion of nearly fifty years of stories, Slott has written a storyline that sees Peter Parker's mind switched with the evil supergenius Doctor Otto Octavius.  The conclusion of the story has been leaked online revealing that Parker does not survive their final encounter leaving your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man dying in the body of an old man, while Octavious takes over Peter's body for good and strives to become a hero in the Marvel Now! relaunch The Superior Spider-Man.

Fans are outraged.  Death threats have been issued to Slott.  The authorities have been contacted.  Message boards are brimming with venomous rage about one of the »

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