Spectacular Spider-Man comic books issue 232
"A Show of Force (or Clones, Bones, and Doc Ock)!" Script by Todd Dezago. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Jimmy Palmiotti (finishes). Cover by Sal Buscema. Peter and Mary Jane return to Manhattan! And their first stop is Ben Reilly's apartment to check out the spider-skeleton! But the trio's examination is interrupted by the sudden arrival of Jessica Carradine! And while Peter and Ben attempt to explain their strong resemblance to one another; Seward Trainer contacts Ben from cyberspace! Apparently Seward's daughter (aka the second Dr. Octopus) wants to remove his comatose body from the hospital! The wondrous wall-crawler rushes to his friend's side! And the awesome battle between the Spectacular Spider-Man and the lady octopus begins! Will Ben Reilly knock out Doc Ock once and for all? (Notes: Peter and MJ previously appeared in Spider-Man The Final Adventure (1995) limited series. The mystery of the spider-skeleton continues in Sensational Spider-Man 3.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.95.