MARK WHITMAN

Real Name: Mark Whitman

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: College student

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Biff Rifkin, Debra Whitman

Known Relatives: Debra Whitman (wife, divorced)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: A town in midwest United States

First Appearance: Spectacular Spider-Man II#74 (January, 1983)

Powers/Abilities: Mark was an angry man who took out a lot of aggression on his wife.

History: (Spectacular Spider-Man II#74 (fb)) - Mark was the "big man on campus" in his town, and married Debra while they were going to college. However, he started beating her, and her friend Biff Rifkin suspected what was going on. One night, Biff heard Mark beating her from inside their house, and he burst in and attacked Mark, knocking him out. Biff brought Debra to the hospital, where her right arm was put in a cast, but she refused to acknowledge that she was a battered wife. She did, however, finally separate from him and move to New York.

(Spectacular Spider-Man II#74 - BTS) - Debra finally decided to return to the midwest and divorce Mark so that she could get on with her life.

Comments: Created by Bill Mantlo, Bob Hall and Jim Mooney.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Mark Whitman should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Spectacular spider-Man II#74, page 11, panel 5


Spectacular Spider-Man II#74 (January, 1983) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Bob Hall (artist), Jim Mooney (inker), Tom DeFalco (editor)

Last updated: 12/17/05

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