"I'm contractually obligated to make a cameo appearance in this list of semi-obscure Spidey games, but unfortunately I'm very busy cleaning out my car - so I hope you can bear with me while I get that done. It won't be a wasted exercise, though - I'm always coming up with ideas for new characters, and a good writer can take inspiration from almost anywhere!
"Please note - this is not an exhaustive list, so please don't go whinging that Maximum Carnage, or the Mega Drive games, or whatever, aren't in it. Excelsior!"
Captain Car-Trash, Captain Car-Trash,
Lives in a car and made a suit of armour out of car-trash,
Spits trash at bad guys through a small crack,
He remembers a time when he had lots more good ideas than this,
Captain Car-Trash, Captain Car-Trash!
I'm going to sell this idea to Nah-na-na-na-na-na-na-nah-netttttfliiix!"
It had an international feel - there were levels set in Nepal, Tokyo and Egypt - and was beset with a cartoonish, tongue-in-cheek, sense of humour. It was a bit like a proto-version of the Lego games - not least in the camera angle, which disappointed anyone who'd played the brilliant, free-roaming, Spider-Man 2, released three years earlier.