Spider Double Novel #5 City Destroyer & Pain Emperor
(W) Norvell W. Page & Various (A) John Fleming Gould (CA) John Newton Howitt
The Pulps' most bloodthirsty crimebuster wages his deadly war on crime in two action-packed 1935 thrillers by Norvell Page that foreshadowed a classic Spider-Man storyline. First, ruthless racketeers destroy bridges and skyscrapers, slaughtering thousands of innocents! Can the Spider unmask 'The City Destroyer' before more lives are sacrificed by this murderous maniac? Then, thousands of women are hideously scarred by tainted cosmetics while American families are poisoned at their supper tables! Only Richard Wentworth can stop the deadly carnage and bring an end to the vicious plots of 'The Pain Emperor.'