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Spider Audiobook #114 Recruit for the Spider Legion - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA675
The Spider Audiobook - #114 Recruit for the Spider Legion

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The Spider #114 Audiobook
Recruit for the Spider Legion
by Norvell W. Page writing as Grant Stockbridge
Read by Nick Santa Maria
The Master and his evil clan of one-eyed executioners sprung their man-breaker trap on Police Commissioner Kirkpatrick. The Spider, speeding to the aid of his friendly enemy, Kirkpatrick, brought the full fury of Kali’s assassins down on his own head. And Commissioner Kirkpatrick, the soul of honor, was forced to fight outside the law he had always upheld!
The genius of Norvell W. Page’s Spider lies in Richard Wentworth having a secret identity, but hardly anyone being fooled by it! The white-hot relationships between the cast of characters were mature, even modern by our standards. This while he battled supercriminals such as the Fly, Iron Man and the Bat-Man. Authentically captured, the Spider would make a wonderful high-velocity movie.
As the Spider, Richard Wentworth believed in his mission implicitly: “He was, he told himself, no longer a human being, but a cause. He was the Spider! He must live to defend humanity....”
The reader could easily believe it. With a “cold cosmic anger” in his eyes, his “eerie weapons of mercy” blasting away, the Spider seemed superhuman, shrugging off crippling bullet wounds and performing other feats of preternatural endurance that would have demolished an ordinary mortal. No wonder Norvell W. Page called him a “man of steel” four years before Superman.
This thrilling Spider audiobook features acclaimed voice talent Nick Santa Maria, who has made the Spider his own! Recruit for the Spider Legion originally published in The Spider magazine, March, 1943.
Chapter 1: It’s Easy to Die
Chapter 2: Murder Rap
Chapter 3: “Kill the Spider!”
Chapter 4: Dead or Alive
Chapter 5: Fallen Angel
Chapter 6: The Spider’s Clue
Chapter 7: The Living Jade
Chapter 8: Strengthen the Web!
Chapter 9: Recruit
Chapter 10: Altar of Greed
Chapter 11: The Sacrifice
Chapter 12: Burnt Offering
Chapter 13: Kali’s Own
Chapter 14: Council of Despair
Chapter 15: While Murder Waits
Chapter 16: The Destroyer
Chapter 17: One Man’s Battle
Chapter 18: Hell’s Ogre
Chapter 19: The Crisis

Nick Santa Maria Nick was born early in life in Brooklyn, NY. His theatrical background is based in Comedy Improv. He was a long standing member of the late lamented Miami based, Mental Floss, where he served as head writer/composer. From there he began his career in commercials, voice-overs, TV, Film, and theatre. He has performed in many roles on the stage including his award winning turn as Nick in Over The River And Through The Woods, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, in The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee as Mr. Panch (3-D Theatricals), Mr. Bromhead in No Sex Please, We’re British at The Norris, and as Pseudolus in, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Norris Theatre. Television: The Buffalo Bill Show, B.J. Stryker, and two Disney Christmas Specials. Off Broadway: Writer/Composer/Performer on Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know, Soundtrack on RCA Victor. Broadway: Vince Fontaine in Tommy Tune’s production of Grease. He also appeared in every domestic company of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, understudying everyone from Nathan Lane and Jason Alexander, to Tony Danza and David Hassellhoff. He was the original Genie in Disney’s Aladdin, a Musical Spectacular, soundtrack on Disney Records. Nick is a resident of Los Angeles and is currently writing a book about classic film comedians, Nick’s been a long time film historian, and has written several articles on the topic.

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