Untold Tales of Spider-Man #16 (Dec. 1996):
“The Boy Next Door”
by Kurt Busiek, Pat Olliffe, Dick Giordano

Untold Tales of Spider-Man #16

Title: “The Boy Next Door”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1996

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Kurt Busiek
Art by: Pat Olliffe, Dick Giordano

13 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Mary Jane Watson Mary Jane Watson
(lead character)
supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[was wife of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,827
Aunt May Aunt May supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
Venom Flash Thompson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Alcoholics Anonymous
U.S. Army Marvel 718
Radioactive Man Radioactive Man (Dr. Chen Lu) villain hero
CBR Scale: U Communist Buddhist
Asian; People's Defense Force...  Marvel 187
Betty Brant Betty Brant supporting character
CBR Scale: I Students of Love (temporary)
[former girlfriend of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 612
Liz Allan Liz Allan supporting character
  [longtime friend of Peter Parker] Marvel 429
Anna Watson Anna Watson supporting character
  [Mary Jane Watson's aunt] Marvel 206
Madeline Watson supporting character
  [Mary Jane Watson's mother] Marvel 2
Philip Watson supporting character
  [Mary Jane Watson's father; abusive to his wife] Marvel 5
Gayle Watson-Byrnes supporting character
  [Mary Jane Watson's sister] Marvel 10
Tiny Tiny (Sean McKeever) supporting character
  [high school classmate of Peter Parker] Marvel 20
Jason Ionello Jason Ionello supporting character
  Midtown High School
[designed Bluebird's costume, weapons]
Marvel 40