Peter and Gale follow the plutonium thieves to L.A. and J.J., who has paid for the trip, insists on going along. There, Mr. White is threatening to explode the device if his demands, one billion dollars in gold, aren't met.
Did You Know?
Parker, let me ask you something: deep down, do you really think this bomb will explode?
Well, let me put it to you this way: as far as we know, since 1945, everyone who has attempted to explode an atomic bomb, has succeeded on the first try.
Edited into Spider-Man Strikes Back