ANTI-VIVISECTIONISTS

Membership: Four unnamed Empire State University students

Purpose: Freeing laboratory animals

Affiliations: Spider-Man (Peter Parker)

Enemies: Spider-Man (at first sight)

Base of Operations: Empire State University, New York City

First Appearance: Marvel Comics Presents#39/4 (January, 1990)

History:

(Marvel Comics Presents#39/4) - Spider-Man surprised them when they were seemingly stealing something from the university. They tried to flee, but Spider-Man stopped their van and when they tried to run away with the boxes they just stole, he caught them one by one with his net. He was surprised when he found animals in the boxes and wanted to know what was going on. The four students told him about the cruel the experiments the animals would've been used for. Spider-Man knew that they were right, but he couldn't let them get away with stealing. He threatened to bring them to the police, but suddenly he let himself fall and pretended to be knocked out. The students drove away with the animals and Spider-Man was happy with it.

 

 

Comments: Created by Bill Mumy, Aaron Lopresti & Sam Grainger.

It's just not that black and white, kids...

Profile by Markus Raymond

CLARIFICATIONS:
Anti-Vivisectionists have no known connection to:


images:
Anti-Vivisectionists truck: Marvel Comics Presents#39, p26, pan2
Student#1 head shot: Marvel Comics Presents#39, p30, pan4
Student#2 head shot: Marvel Comics Presents#39, p29, pan2
Student#3 head shot: Marvel Comics Presents#39, p30, pan4
Student#4 head shot: Marvel Comics Presents#39, p29, pan2


Last updated: 05/07/05

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