TONI HARRIS

Real Name: Toni Harris

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Daily Bugle intern

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Sam Exmore, J. Jonah Jameson, Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Zane Whelan

Enemies: Mysterio (Quentin Beck)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Manhattan, New York

First Appearance: Fast Lane insert#1 (November, 1999)

Powers/Abilities: Toni Harris is a decent student journalist.

History: (Fast Lane insert#1) - Toni Harris and Sam Exmore were assigned to the Daily Bugle's youth insert "On Target," with assistance from Peter Parker. To the annoyance of Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson, Harris and Exmore wanted to do an article on actor Zane Whelan for his new movie "Fast Lane," despite the actor's endorsement of marijuana. On their way to the film studio, their van was attacked by the villain Mysterio who had a grudge against Whelan and those who idolized him. Mysterio lifted the van into the air with a supermagnet.

(Fast Lane insert#2) - Peter was able to save Toni and Sam without exposing himself as Spider-Man, and they continued to the studio. The trio watched as Zane filmed a music video for Fast Lane in which he smoked pot, was surrounded by beautiful women, and survived walking off a building (because he was wearing a harness). Toni questioned whether Zane was the risk-taking rebel he had been promoted as. Sam lost faith in Zane after learning it was all a facade and took off, just as Mysterio attacked the studio.

(Fast Lane insert#3) - After Spider-Man beat Mysterio, Toni alerted him to the disappearance of Sam.

(Fast Lane insert#4) - Sam wound up in a hospital after being injured while driving under the influence of pot, and he had a change of heart. Sam and Toni decided to finish their article, but that they would use it to share their own views on marijuana, based on Sam's experiences.

Comments: Created by Glenn Herdling, Gregg Schigiel and Richard Case.

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CLARIFICATIONS:
Toni Harris should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Fast Lane insert#1, page 6, panel 6


Fast Lane insert#1-4 (November, 1999-May, 2000) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Gregg Schigiel (penciler), Richard Case (inker), Michael Stewart, Steve Behling (editors)

Last updated: 05/20/14

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