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I Just Spit Out My Water Watching "Spider-Man" Because, Holy Shit, That's Joe Manganiello


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Or, as Sofia Vergara's loving husband.

But if he was never in Spider-Man, how does he know Stan Lee? And, why is Stan Lee emphasizing "flash?" Like, WTF is going on??

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Fifteen years ago, Joe starred as high-school bully Flash Thompson, in the 2002 film adaptation of Spider-Man.

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Flash isn't just a one-off character made for the film, either. He's a legitimate character from the comics, first appearing in 1962's Amazing Fantasy #15 — the same issue Spider-Man was first featured in.