Did Stark Just Unmask Peter Parker To The World Again? Seriously?

Everyone remember this scene from the original Civil War comic book?

That’s right, when Tony Stark persuaded Peter Parker to unmask, to give up his secret identity. It was quite the thing.

I even published a parody of it.

Obviously everything went terribly wrong, and eventually Spider-Man was able to put the frog back in the box. How? A wizard did it.


There were loopholes. Apparently if Peter Parker did reveal himself to someone then they would remember everything about them.

Except when Brian Bendis decided that wouldn’t happen for some reason.

And eventually, during Spider-Island, this video didn’t make everyone remember he was Spider-Man but apparently it stopped people not being able to work it out themselves.

Which a few of them did. But even Tony Stark doesn’t remember that Spider-Man and Peter Parker are the same person.

Let alone that Peter Parker, Mary Jane and Aunt May lived at the Avengers Mansion during Civil War shenanigans.

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But today, Invincible Iron Man #593 takes it even further, with the Stark Expo showing off Tony Stark’s greatest hits.

Including this one.

Let’s zoom in.

That’s right folks, Tony Stark and Spider-Man revealed as Peter Parker, straight from Civil War. And, you know, Mary Jane is right there. I know she’s distracted but still… she’s probably even responsible for it. So now everyone there should remember everything.

That’s unless Brian Bendis decides that they don’t.  For, you know… reasons.

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Stefano Caselli (CA) Adi Granov
Tony Stark has vanished! The mystery deepens as Stark friends and foes must decide, finally, who will wield the power of Iron Man! All the contenders are in position, and all the armor is polished. There can only be one Armored Avenger! The path to the most startling Iron Man story ever begins here! PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!
Rated T+In Shops: Oct 18, 2017
SRP: $3.99

Oh and the TBA artist is Valerio Schiti and Frank D’Armata by the way.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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