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Earth Two
Pre-Crisis
Characteristics
Real name Jonathan Law
Alias Tarantula; Spider-Man; John Law
Alignment Good
Family none known
Affiliation All-Star Squadron
First appearance Star-Spangled Comics vol 1 #1 (Oct 1941)
First appearance Nightwing vol 2 #89 (Mar 2004)
Universe Pre-Crisis; Earth-Two; Post-Crisis; New Earth
Alternate versions see Tarantula disambiguation

History[]

Jonathan Law was a crime writer and also the superhero 'Tarantula', operating in New York City. He was a member of the All-Star Squadron.

In his later years, Law lived in the city of Blüdhaven, in the same apartment building as [[Nightwing (Dick Grayson)|Nightwing (Richard Grayson). At one point, the building was burned down by the villain Blockbuster in an attempt to ruin Nightwing's life. Catalina Flores, Law's successor as Tarantula, who tried to save him, arrived too late and John Law died in the blast, along with 21 other residents. However, his body was never recovered.

Pre-Crisis/Earth-Two[]

Pre-Crisis/Earth-Two and Post-Crisis/New Earth[]

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