Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Criminal, amateur botanist

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Spider-Man (Peter Parker)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Presumably mobile

First Appearance: Spider-Man Reading Motivation Kit, "Skyhook" story card (1975)

Powers/Abilities: Skyhook had no inherent superhuman abilities but had access to a one-man helicopter equipped with a hook which Skyhook used to steal flower pots from people's ledges, fire escapes and balconies. His apartment building had a helipad where Skyhook could land his helicopter and on its roof, Skyhook housed a large garden equipped with various pesticide spray canisters.

(Spider-Man Reading Motivation Kit, "Skyhook" story card) - Obsessed with obtaining every flower in existence, Skyhook equipped his one-man helicopter with a large hook and set out on a crime spree, stealing flowers from the ledges of the city's apartments. When Spider-Man intervened, having tracked Skyhook down to his rooftop apartment garden, Skyhook exclaimed Spider-Man to be a pest and sprayed him with a canister of pesticide. Unfortunately, the pesticide caused Spider-Man to sneeze so violently, that the wind generated by Spider-Man's sneeze blew Skyhook into one of his own cacti, effectively defeating the villain.

Comments: Created by an uncredited writer and Win Mortimer.

Boy, Skyhook had SOME ambition...every flower in existence?!

There are no credits on the actual story card but the book Spider-Man: The Icon revealed the artist to be Win Mortimer, who would later go on to draw Spidey Super Stories.

Skyhook's story card also revealed a 1975 copyright on the cards by Marvel Comics Group.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Skyhook has no known connection to:

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Spider-Man Reading Motivation Kit, "Skyhook" story card, pan2 (main image)
Spider-Man Reading Motivation Kit, "Skyhook" story card, pan5 (Skyhook using pesticide)

Spider-Man Reading Motivation Kit, "Skyhook" story card (1975) - uncredited writer, Win Mortimer (art)

Last updated: 08/15/12

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