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It’s always a nice touch when superhero movies remember to honor their comic book origins. With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 now in theaters, we thought we’d see how well Sam Raimi and Marc Webb’s Spider-Man movies fare in that department.
Here are a few examples of how they stayed true to the comics they’re based on.
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1. Spider-Man: “With Great Power Comes
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