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The City Destroyer (Spider #3)

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Paperback, 0 pages
Published February 28th 1975 by Pocket Books (first published 1935)
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Travis
Oct 24, 2009 Travis rated it did not like it
Horrible attempt to revive the Spider in the 70's. The basically re-edited one of the original novels and removed all the overly pulp super hero sounding elements and added a bunch of topical references in the hope that he would then be seen as more of a 'Executioner' or 'James Bond' type of character.
Just doesn't work.
Timothy Boyd
Feb 20, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was ok
This 4 volume reissue of the pulp character The Spider is a rewritten set of stories attempting to bring the character into modern times. The original pulp stories are much better and stand the test of time without being changed to "fit" modern times. Not recommended
Jeff J.
Sep 28, 2014 Jeff J. rated it really liked it
A fun thriller featuring pulp hero the Spider. The villain has a gas that crystallizes steel, and starts bringing down the skyscrapers and bridges of New York City. Spider to the rescue!
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Randy
Aug 11, 2009 Randy rated it it was ok
What possessed them to try to bring The Spider into the 1970s?
Ron Lasner
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Norvell Wordsworth Page (1904–1961) was an American pulp fiction writer, journalist and editor who later became a government intelligence worker.

He was born in Virginia the son of Charles Wordsworth Page (1880 – 1947) and Estlie Isabelle Bethel Page (1880 – 1946). The name Norvell came from his maternal grandmother Elvira Russell Norvell Page.

He is best known as the author of the majority of the
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