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  • So the Confederacy of Dunces arc. Spider-Man being trapped by the explosives that weren't actually armed. The Spider-Sense not going off should have alerted Pete to Frank's bluff immediately. Enough said. This tends to happen to poor Pete way too many times, writers have a bad habit of forgetting that the Spider-Sense exists.
    • Not necessarily. If a villain points a gun loaded with blanks, or throws a knife that turns out to be rubber, that should still set off Spidey Sense because his brain thinks he's in danger. He doesn't actually have to be in danger.
    • That's not how the spider-sense works at all. The spider-sense is mildly psychic power that warns him of actual danger. Not stuff he thinks is dangerous.
  • The creeptastic King of the Homeless in "Hidden" gave the vagrants money in exchange for them bringing him corpses. Where the hell did he get the money?
    • Could be any number of things. While it's extremely unlikely he was ever able to earn it himself, it could have been an inheritance from his dead mother, an insurance payout he got because he was her only living relative, the proceeds from her estate... It's not like he has expenses except paying the homeless for the corpses anymore.