Who Is Mysterio

My First Experience

With

Mysterio

Good Evening, Everyone and welcome back to C&M Comic Hub! Sorry for the late post, but you knew what you were getting into when you log into this blog (Ha-ha)! I hope you all are doing amazing! There are exciting things that are happening in the next 27 hours, and I know you know what the cause of that will be. ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is coming out tomorrow (by the time this is published it will be the morning of. How many of you are excited to see Tom Holland play Peter Parker/Spider-Man again? I know that I am. I think that Tom Holland is an amazing actor, and he is perfect for this role. I know some people prefer Toby Maguire, and I can see why, but Tom is the perfect age and attitude of a 15-year-old boy in high school with superpowers.

In preparation of this movie, I had the chance to read the first appearance of Mysterio! Luckily, three days ago, Chris and I went to the comic shop to see if our issues we’ve been waiting for had come out. Right on the counter, there was a reprint of the Amazing Spider-Man issue that introduces Mysterio for only $1.00. Who wouldn’t pick up that up, right?

In this comic book, Spider-Man is viewed as a criminal by the city of New York because of certain actions he can’t seem to remember. Spider-Man is stealing from the citizens?? What are you talking about? Peter thinks that he is doing these bad things while he is asleep and thinks about going to see a psychiatrist. Upset by these revelations, he doesn’t even want to close his eyes but unfortunately, his eyelids shut, and the night goes by silently. Or so he thought. Spider-Man is spotted being a menace to the public again. Peter, being worried about helping Aunt May with bills, along with the fact that the city thinks of him as a villain, starts to stress him out more and more, affecting his mood and the way that he acts, which is now rash and direct.

Convinced he needs to see that psychiatrist; he swings by and sticks to the wall of the doctor’s office. The doctor being excited, tells Spider-Man to come in, relax, and to say whatever is on his mind. The doctor is trying to move his career forward by being the first professional in his field to psychoanalyze a Superhero. Spider-Man sees that this was a mistake immediately leaves the office as the doctor calls out for him.

Later, Mysterio contacts J.J. Jameson saying that he is capable of beating Spider-Man in battle. Jameson, being all for that, agrees to meet with him, not thinking the situation through. Mysterio suddenly appears in the corner of the office and hands Jameson a note.

Spider-Man goes off to meet the Mysterious man, but unfortunately, it did not go well for our favorite high school superhero. He is beaten every way to Sunday, which boggles the mind of the young hero. Finding no way to win, he decides that he needed to get away and get away fast! Off the bridge he jumps. Quickly he descends towards the water below. A police helicopter (which is called a “Police Whirly-Bird” by Peter) comes to scoop up Spider-Man and take him into custody, but no one can catch him! He’s too smart and too fast for you!

Relief floods Peter as he knows that Mysterio is the culprit of the theft. He doesn’t know how it was so, but he knew it was him! Next time that they meet, it’ll be a lot different!

J.J. Jameson introduces Mysterio to the public as the hero that New York always needed. He was the one that defeated the local menace Spider-Man and is now the city’s new hero. Peter Parker is introduced to Mysterio, and while everyone was distracted, he slipped a tracking device in the pocket of the mysterious stranger. Now, he has a way of finding him when no one else could.

“Mysterio is a real crime fighter! He’s not afraid to meet people and to be interviewed as that cowardly Spider-Man was! And once Mysterio has defeated Spider-man for good, he will reveal his true identity exclusively to my newspaper! It’ll be the scoop of the century for me! Right, Mysterio” -J.J. Jameson

“Right! Just as long as you remember the money you promised me!” -Mysterio

That was just a small part of who Mysterio is and was in the comics. He was in it for the fame and for the glory of being the one that defeated the Amazing Spider-Man! Who else in the world was able to say that?

Soon after that transaction was completed, Mysterio disappears into the mist not knowing that Peter was tracking him. Swinging onto the scene, Mysterio is taken aback as he doesn’t understand how Spider-man could have found him! Gaining his composure back from being surprised, his arrogance shows as he tells Spider-Man how he did what he did!

Outsmarted again, Spider-Man brought a miniature recorder that would capture all of Mysterio’s confession!


“A miniature recorder!! BAH! It will do you no good! I’ll destroy it—after I’ve defeated you!” -Mysterio

PAUSE! I just want to mention that Mysterio’s face (which you can see in these picture) looks just like Leonard Nimoy (Spock from Star Trek). Carry on!

A fight scene breaks out and Peter figures he should take pictures on the fighting so that he can sell them to his boss. Since Mysterio showed his hand to Spider-Man, it was a lot easier to defeat the mystery man. As it wraps up, Spider-Man carried Mysterio back to the police department and handed them the tape to prove his innocents. Before doing this, Peter drops off the fighting photos to J.J.’s office.

Spider-Man’s name is cleared of all charges and is free to do as he wishes. Stopping in on J.J. while he is in his office, he mocks J.J. for being wrong about him 100% of the time. Webbing J.J. to the ceiling, he swings off to the bright city ahead!

Thank you all for reading my easy read comic talk! I love this comic! This is my first Spider-Man comic and I am so glad that I got to start off with this issue. I think it is super smart of Marvel to re-release original looking comics in time of the release of a movie. This way, the fans can get a refresher of the storyline, and a refresher of the new villain in the series.

Now, in the trailer, Mysterio looks like he is trying to help Peter in a battle. Is Mysterio the one that created this battle so that he can see what Peter is capable of. To spend time with him and learn of his emotional state, what is he planning in this film?

I did a review of the trailer about a month and a half ago, which you can find in this link if you click it. https://candmcomichub.com/spider-man-far-from-home

I didn’t get to say much about Mysterio because I honestly didn’t know that much about him and I didn’t want to talk about something that I didn’t know much about. Now that I got to read the first appearance of this character, I feel like I know a lot more than before! Seeing the original art and how the speech patterns have changed is do amazing. If you have the ability, I would will you to go and buy this comic as soon as you can from your local comic shop (LCS).

Thank you all again for coming to read my thoughts. I know that you could be anywhere on the internet right now, but you choose to spend time here with me. I’m so happy that I get to bring you content that you like. I just sent out our first ‘Interview Questionnaire’ to a man that loves Star Wars. We would love to be able to get a lot more people to be interviewed, so if you would like to share your ideas or how you feel about a certain movie, comic, series then I would love to have you featured on our site! E-Mail us at candm.bodenmiller@gmail.com.

Have an amazing time at the movies!

-Kay