Here's this month's crossword. Another fairly simple one. Next month, we'll try a cryptic version.
Across 1 Medical-sounding type. Not a chiropractor, but he does help straighten Spider-Man's back sometimes. (2,7) 5 The month before Peter's Aunt. (5) 6 Home of Hercules! (6) 7 What Spider-man does to pass the time? (4) 8 Is the Kingpin's son a Pansy? Not exactly. (4) 10 Sounds like the noise a Turkey makes - but it's really an evil villain. (6) 12 Who is Liz Allen seeing at the moment? I haven't got the... (5) 13 If Spider-man gets an ingrown tonail - this is what Doctor Venom does! (9) Down 1 Another medical-sounding name - but it doesn't sound like many of his patients survive their operation. (6,4) 2 How many times can you hit Hulk with a baseball bat in 30 seconds? (4) 3 The kind of garbage Spider-man fights. Now in 'extra short' supply thanks to his efforts. (5) 4 How Spider-man crosses Manhattan, and distracts his opponents in battle. (5,5) 9 Original home to the Living Pharoh. (5) 11 It might be 'a bit' mixed up, but it's the best thing to use to trap a hero! (4)
And here's the solution: