Real Name: Cole Cooper

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Photographer

Group Membership: Daily Bugle staff

Affiliations: Lance Bannon, Betty Brant, Ken Ellis, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, New York

First Appearance: Web of Spider-Man I#113 (June, 1994)

Powers/Abilities: Cole Cooper is a reasonably skilled, albeit inexperienced, photographer.

History: (Web of Spider-Man I#113) - Rookie Daily Bugle photographer Cole Cooper, assigned to work at the Macro Science Museum opening, bothered Lance Bannon for advice until Bannon shooed him away. Later, he watched the unveiling of the FACADE armor.

(Web of Spider-Man I#114) - Back at the Bugle, Cooper pestered Bannon while he tried to develop the pictures he'd taken of the man who'd stolen the FACADE suit. Bannon eventually shooed Cooper away, who called Amy to tell her that Bannon was at the Bugle instead of the hospital, hoping that she'd distract Bannon so he could sneak a look at his pictures. Later, after Lance was murdered by FACADE, Cooper was questioned by Lt. Sloane Chase, and admitted that he'd called Amy.

(Web of Spider-Man I#115) - Cooper crept into the Bugle crime scene to search for Bannon's photographs of FACADE.

(Web of Spider-Man I#116) - Cooper attended Bannon's funeral, and said a few words about how Lance would have been confident in Cooper's ability to fill his shoes.

(Spider-Man Unlimited I#9) - With Peter Parker in jail for murder (long story), J. Jonah Jameson and Joe Robertson sent Cole Cooper to photograph Kaine's fight with the Sinister Seven.

(Spider-Man Super Special#1/3) - Cooper accompanied Bugle reporter Ken Ellis to Empire State Hospital, where the terrorist group Shadowforce Alpha had taken hostages.

Comments: Created by Terry Kavanagh, Alex Saviuk, Steven Baskerville, and Al Milgrom.

Cole Cooper may or may not have been FACADE - see his profile for details.

The Daily Bugle has since gone through at least one round of layoffs, three changes of ownership and two destroyed buildings, so who knows whether Cooper still works there.

Thanks to Jeremiah Ecks for pointing out the Spider-Man Super Special#1 appearance!

Profile by Minor Irritant.

Cole Cooper has no known connection to:

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Web of Spider-Man I#115, p3, pan3 (main image)

Web of Spider-Man I#113 (June, 1994) - Terry Kavanagh (writer), Alex Saviuk (pencils), Steven Baskerville & Al Milgrom (inkers), Eric Fein (editor)
Web of Spider-Man I#114 (July, 1994) - Terry Kavanagh (plotter/scripter), Joey Cavalieri (scripter), Alex Saviuk (pencils), Don Hudson & Fred Fredericks (inkers), Eric Fein (editor)
Web of Spider-Man I#115-116 (August-September, 1994) - Terry Kavanagh (writer), Alex Saviuk (pencils), Don Hudson (inker), Eric Fein (editor)
Spider-Man Unlimited I#9 (May, 1995) - Tom Lyle (writer), Ron Lim, Ron Garney, Tod Smith (pencilers), Tom Palmer, Randy Emberlin, Tim Tuohy, Al Milgrom, Jimmy Palmiotti, Klaus Janson, Sam DeLaRosa, Don Hudson (inkers), Danny Fingeroth (editor)
Spider-Man Super Special#1/3 (July, 1995) - Terry Kavanagh (writer), Tod Smith (pencils), Sal Buscema (inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)

First Posted: 05/15/2011
Last updated: 09/07/2016

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