Pete is upset by the death of Dr. Bradley Bolton and tries to relieve his anguish by taking it out on petty street thugs. After almost beating a thug to death, Pete is ready to swing home but decides not to. Meanwhile, Flint Marko is being transported to a federal prison inside a specially designed armored car when he's busted loose by 2 costumed thugs. The Sandman is driven to an unnamed boss who tells him that he's been freed to acquire a Cryogenic Converter across town. Sandman reluctantly accepts the offer and decides to make it worth his while. Spider-Man is continuing to swing around town when suddenly his Spider-Senses feel a nearby Spider-Tracer calling to his attention. Investigating what it is, Spider-Man learns it's a trap by the Sandman! After almost getting turned into an ice cube himself by the Cryogenic Converted, Spider-Man turns the tables and freezes the Sandman for his capture.