The Final Nightmare. Unaware that absorbing Spider-Man’s youth would also absorb his DNA, the Vulture begins to mutate in the Man-Spider. Growing weak from the rapid aging, Spider-Man seeks help from Dr. Connors to find a cure. Meanwhile, the Scorpion is back in town and kidnaps Dr. Farley Stillwell to find a cure for his own mutation.
Ravages of Time. Silvermane has possession of the Tablet of Time and plans to use it to restore his youth. He sends Tombstone to kidnap Dr. Connors to figure out how to channel enough energy for the tablet to work. Meanwhile, Kingpin sends Hammerhead to kidnap Alicia Silver as a bargaining chip to get his wife back from Silvermane. With a war between the two titans of the underworld about to explode, Spider-Man must find a way to save all the hostages while making sure the Tablet of Time is returned to the right hands.