spiderman hw - Alana Rister 1. The Amazing Spiderman #96...

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Alana Rister 1. The Amazing Spiderman #96 May 1971 Writer- Stan Lee Art- Gil Kane, John Romita Lettering: Artie Simek Coloring: Andy Yanchus 2.. The “hippie” culture created in the 60’s was brought into the 70’s. President Richard Nixon signed the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act on October 27, 1970. This is represented in the comic book by the man on drugs thinking he could fly. Spiderman swoops in and saves him. In support of the anti-drug effort, Spiderman says, “Any drug strong enough to give you that kind of trip—can damage your brain—but Bad!” He also says, “My life as spider-man is probably as dangerous as any—But I’d rather face a hundred super-villains than toss it away by getting hooked on hard drugs! ‘Cause that’s one fight you can’t win.” Also in an effort to show that he wanted to do more he says, “Maybe it’s not enough! Maybe we’ve got to do more. If only spider-man could.” There was racial tension in America in the 70s, because minorities wanted their rights. The tension from the Vietnam War didn’t help out with the tensions in America. In the comic, Randy, an African American man, says “It hurts us more than anyone else —‘cause too many of us got no hope—so were easier pickin’s for the pushers! But it ain’t just our problem! It’s yours too!” In the 1970s the theatre was a big part of pop culture. In
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