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SPOT

Real Name: Spot

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-57780) magic user (canine-shaped)

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Easy Reader, Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Valerie (last name unrevealed) (all Earth-57780)

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Spotland dimension (Earth-57780)

First Appearance: Spidey Super Stories#27/4 (October, 1977)

Powers/Abilities: Spot is a magic-using entity whose powers and strengths may not have been fully revealed. Spot's power of reality manipulation seem augmented by a magic book. Kind Spot stayed in the Spotland dimension and was able to instantly expel intruders.

History:

(Spidey Super Stories#27/4 (fb) - BTS) - The magic-wielding, dog-shaped Spot, dwelling in the Spotland dimension, lost a key magic book. This book ended up in a New York library, where Easy Reader and Valerie found it.

(Spidey Super Stories#27/4) - Not realizing the power of the spells, Easy Reader read out spells in the book; one spell transported him, Valerie and Spider-Man to Spotland, an airy domain with many colored floating discs. Spot rushed by, talking briefly. Another read spell made the spots disappear, although Spot returned and announced it was hunting for a missing magic book. Spider-Man tried to net Spot with a web, but Spot just teleported away. Easy Reader spoke another spell and they were left in a sea of honey. Spot rowed by in a boat and the three returned the magic book. Thankful, Spot offered them a reward of their own choosing. Valerie declared they wanted to go home, so Spot zapped them back to the Electric Company studios.

 

Comments: Created by Jim Salicrup (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks).

It's unrevealed if this Spot's domain of Spotland (with colorful floating discs) is linked to the portal-producing Spider-Man villain's dimension of Spotworld (black and white), An Untold Story just waiting...?

Spot's only shown from a side view. It's not revealed if being a dog is Spot's usual shape.

Spotland might be a play on Scotland, given Spot looks like a Scottish Terrier dog (and it was rushing off to Spotland Yard).

Certainly one of the more peculiar stories in Spidey Super Stories. And that's saying something!

Profile by Grendel Prime.

CLARIFICATIONS :
Spot of Earth-57780 has no known connections to:


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Spidey Super Stories#27, p19, pan1 (main image)
   p17, pan4 (headshot)


Appearances:
Spidey Super Stories#27/4 (October, 1977) - Jim Salicrup (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks), A.J. Hays (editor)


First posted: 04/06/18

Last updated: 04/06/18

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