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July 2006
Daily Variety;7/19/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 11, Special Section pA10
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The article presents several scenes from the first three Spider-Man films, in which movie director Sam Raimi paid homage to actual images from the Spider-Man comic book. It includes a description of the different movie scenes, as well as the specific comic book issues from which the scenes were imitated.


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