The Red Bee in the Marvel Universe

On Earth-616, I'm afraid Richard Raleigh never became the Red Bee, but his story isn't necessarily that different. Earth-X's version was an assistant D.A., so Raleigh-616 being a tough-on-crime mayoral candidate seems like a normal extension of that career.
From the black and white magazine version of Spectacular Spider-Man #1 (1968). No clue if this Raleigh has any interest in apiculture, but he is beloved of the ladies.
And even J. Jonah Jameson has a man-crush on the guy.
He's a little intense, but his aims seem to be the same as the Golden Age Red Bee's:
Of course, it turns out he's the villain of the piece, the kind of villain who calls everyone who crosses him dolts and poltroons, and who has built a giant Frankenstein's monster in his basement for Spider-Man to fight. Clearly insane as if... he got hit in the head too many times early in his career? COULD BE. And what is the final fate of this Richard Raleigh? Oh...
 ...just crushed by the monster he made. Another death in the life of Rick Raleigh -- the Red Bee!

Two Weeks of Pain, Day 8: One down, one to go.

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