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STILT MAN

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-57780) human

Occupation: Thief, briefly bounty hunter

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) (all Earth-57780)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York, USA (Earth-57780)

First Appearance: Spidey Super Stories#47/2 (July, 1980)

Powers/Abilities: Wearing a formal suit and top hat, Stilt Man was a daring and very skilled stilt walker. He greatly enjoyed stealing (particularly cash) using his stilts. He used his stilts to hit opponents and smash windows.

Height: 6' (by approximation, without stilts)
Weight: Unrevealed
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown

History:

(Spidey Super Stories#47/2 (fb) - BTS) - Stilt Man broke into several tall buildings via the roof. In response, Daily Bugle newspaper editor J. Jonah Jameson (incorrectly) accused Spider-Man of the crimes and offered a cash bounty for his capture.

(Spidey Super Stories#47/2) - After robbing a bank tower at night-time using his stilts, walking along rooftops, Stilt Man saw a billboard announcing the Daily Bugle's bounty. Satisfied Spider-Man had been wrongfully blamed for Stilt Man's crimes, he nevertheless coveted the cash reward and the next day soon found Spider-Man in a web hammock suspended between buildings. Despite triggering Spidey's spider-sense, Stilt Man caught him and dragged him toward a police station. Thinking Spider-Man was the crook due to incorrect news, Spider-Woman found the two and tackled the hero. Stilt Man watched and hoped to catch both spider heroes, attacking Spider-Woman after she knocked out Spider-Man. Realizing her mistake and with Spider-Man's fast recovery, the two heroes joined forces and toppled the thief. Defiant, Spider-Man webbed Stilt Man to the billboard and left him there without his stilts.

 

 

Comments: Created by Jim Salicrup &/or Steven Grant (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Ricardo Villamonte (inks).

Despite the similar name (missing the hyphen), this does not appear to be the Earth-57780 counterpart to Earth-616's Stilt-Man (Wilbur Day).

His stilts seemed to sometimes vary in length, so maybe he did have minor extendable leg extensions.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

CLARIFICATIONS :
Stilt Man of Earth-57780 has no known connections to:


images: (without ads)
Spidey Super Stories#47, p7 (main image)
   p9, pan4 (headshot)


Appearances:
Spidey Super Stories#47/2 (July, 1980) - Jim Salicrup &/or Steven Grant (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Ricardo Villamonte (inks), Deborah November & Anita Malnig (editors)


First posted: 04/08/18

Last updated: 04/08/18

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