Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Human technology user
Occupation: Criminal, amateur botanist
Group Membership: None
Enemies: Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
Known Relatives: 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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