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Amazing Spider-Man comic books issue 173 1976-1978

  • Issue #173
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 173

    "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. The Molten Man is dying! And he's going out in a blaze of glory...literally! When Mark Raxton's final attempt to cure his condition fails, he holes up in the top floor of a pharmaceutical building and demands to see his stepsister Liz Allan! Bravely Liz enters the building and so does the Amazing Spider-Man! As the Molten Man and the wall-crawler trade blows, the building becomes a raging inferno on the verge of collapse! Will anyone get out alive? An anguish-filled ending! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: The Molten Man returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 63. A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #173MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 173MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. This is the 30 cent regular edition. There is also a scarcer 35 cent edition that had limited distribution. Last 30 cent cover. The Molten Man appears to have his flame extinguished by Spidey in "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Jim Mooney. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #173
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Whitman Variants 173

    Whitman Variant. "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. The Molten Man is dying! And he's going out in a blaze of glory...literally! When Mark Raxton's final attempt to cure his condition fails, he holes up in the top floor of a pharmaceutical building and demands to see his stepsister Liz Allan! Bravely Liz enters the building and so does the Amazing Spider-Man! As the Molten Man and the wall-crawler trade blows, the building becomes a raging inferno on the verge of collapse! Will anyone get out alive? An anguish-filled ending! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. Last 30¢ issue. (Notes: The Molten Man returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 63. A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #173
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 35 Cent Variant 173

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    This is the 35 cent variant edition that had limited distribution. "If You Can't Stand the Heat...!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. The Molten Man is dying! And he's going out in a blaze of glory... literally! When Mark Raxton's final attempt to cure his condition fails, he holes up in the top floor of a pharmaceutical building and demands to see his stepsister Liz Allan! Bravely Liz enters the building and so does the Amazing Spider-Man! As the Molten Man and the wall-crawler trade blows, the building becomes a raging inferno on the verge of collapse! Will anyone get out alive? An anguish-filled ending! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. Note: The Molten Man returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 63. 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.