Amazing Spider-Man comic books issue 43 2001-2003
Cover by John Romita, Jr. "Cold Arms," script by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Scott Hanna; In Los Angeles, Carlyle pretends to offer Dr. Octopus a job with Nexus Industries; After Ock reveals his metal arms, Carlyle gasses him into unconsciousness; Peter calls MJ's modeling agency, attempting to apologize to her for missing her New York visit, but the receptionist stonewalls him; Five days later, Ock revives as Carlyle's prisoner; Carlyle reveals his new-and-improved reverse-engineered Octopus tentacles; As May and Peter fly to the coast to visit MJ, Carlyle uses his tentacles to rob a bank; At Nexus, Ock regains mental control of his own tentacles and escapes; At the movie studio, MJ meets Mr. Devereaux and learns that she is playing Lobster-Man's romantic interest. 36 pgs., full color. $2.25. Cover price $2.25.