Barney Wicker

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Barney Wicker

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #216 (May 1981): "Marathon"

Creators: Denny O'Neil, John Romita Jr., Jim Mooney

Number of Appearances: 1

Defended or Helped by: Spider-Man

Occupation: politician

Location: New York City, New York, USA

Gender: male

Note: congressional candidate Spider-Man saved

Barney Wicker was running for congress. Spider-Man overheard people plotting to assassinate Wicker, but Spider-Man mistakenly thought that the conspirators were talking about a marathon race.

Fortunately, Spider-Man realized he had misinterpreted the overhead conversation in time to step in and save Wicker from being murdered.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #216 (May 1981): "Marathon"

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