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  • Issue #156
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 156
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    "On a Clear Day, You Can See...The Mirage!" Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by John Romita. Wedding bells ring in the pages of the Amazing Spider-Man! As Peter's former girlfriend (Betty Brant) and the web-slinger's future foe (Ned Leeds aka the Hobgoblin) tie the knot! The joyous ceremony proceeds as planned until a wedding crasher shows up! The Mirage! And he's not just looking for free hors d'oeuvres! Can the wall-crawler see through the Mirage and restore Betty and Ned's happy day? First Appearance of the Mirage. Appearances by Aunt May, Anna Watson, Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Doctor Octopus. (Notes: The Mirage appears next in Marvel Two-in-One 96. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series B #83 the Incredible Hulk. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 133. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #157
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 157

    "The Ghost That Haunted Octopus!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Romita. Doc Ock returns to action! Thanks to the warmth and generosity of one May Parker! What?! Imagine the shock of her wall-crawling nephew when he walks into his aunt's home...and sees Dr. Octopus reclining on the sofa! Surprisingly Peter keeps his composure until the ghost of Hammerhead appears! And then all heck breaks loose! The six-armed doctor grabs May and takes off across town! The web-slinger follows while Hammerhead just simmers! Who knows what will happen next! Cameo appearances by Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, and Liz Allan. Flashback cameos by Dr. Octopus and Hammerhead to explain the final moments of Amazing Spider-Man 131. (Notes: The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series B #94 Conan the Barbarian by Barry Windsor-Smith. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 134. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #158
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 158
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    "Hammerhead is Out!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. After surviving his free fall from the helicopter, the wondrous wall-crawler continues his pursuit of Dr. Octopus and Aunt May! The six-armed super-villain takes refuge at Brookhaven National Laboratory to draw Hammerhead's ghost into a deadly trap! But the sudden arrival of the web-slinger throws off Doc Ock's plan! Instead of destroying the ghost, Octopus' equipment returns Hammerhead to flesh and blood! And that sets the stage for the next issue's three-sided tussle: Doctor Octopus vs. Hammerhead vs. your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Glory Grant, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: This issue contains a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Captain America vs. the Red Skull. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 135. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #159
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 159

    "Arm-in-Arm-in-Arm-in-Arm-in-Arm-in-Arm with Doctor Octopus!" Part 3 of 3. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia (with assists from John Romita). With his dear aunt's life in jeopardy, the wondrous wall-crawler remembers that the enemy of my enemy is my friend! And in a remarkable twist of fate, the Spectacular Spider-Man and Dr. Otto Octavius team up to take down Hammerhead! The unlikely duo traps Hammerhead inside one of his old nightclubs! And then the final fireworks begin! Spidey and Doc Ock battle Hammerhead to the fateful finish! Cameo appearances by the Tinkerer, Toy, Kingpin, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, and the Spider-Mobile. Last 25¢ issue. (Notes: Doc Ock clashes with the web-slinger again in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 13. Hammerhead returns in Fantastic Four 233. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 136. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #160
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 160
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    "My Killer, The Car!" Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. After a lengthy pit stop, the Spider-Mobile is back on the road! And zooming down the streets trying to run over Spider-Man! Whoa, why is Spidey's cool car doing that? Because the Terrible Tinkerer is behind the wheel! Can the web-slinger slam on the brakes and send his Spider-Mobile to the salvage yard? It's a hit and run! Cameo appearances by Toy, Aunt May, Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. First 30¢ issue. (Notes: The Terrible Tinkerer previously appeared way back in Amazing Spider-Man 2. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher Dean Mullaney.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #161
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 161
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    "And the Nightcrawler Came Prowling, Prowling" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Nightcrawler. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. Someone is going around New York City impersonating the Punisher! The Amazing Spider-Man thinks the sniper might be Nightcrawler! While the new X-Man believes the shooter could be the web-slinger! First at Coney Island and later at the Roosevelt Island Tramway, Nightcrawler and the wall-crawler clash amid their mutual confusion! But the situation becomes crystal clear once the heroes find themselves in the crosshairs...of the real Punisher! The bullets fly next issue! Cameo appearances by the Punisher, Wolverine, Colossus, Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: This issue features the first meeting between Spider-Man and Nightcrawler. The web-slinger meets all of the new X-Men for the first time in Marvel Team-Up Annual 1. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 214.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #162
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 162
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    "Let the Punisher Fit the Crime!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Nightcrawler and the Punisher. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Ross Andru and John Romita. After a scuffle atop the Roosevelt Tramway; the Punisher, Nightcrawler, and Spider-Man come to a meeting of the minds! The trio realizes that none of them are the lethal sniper terrorizing the city! And they vow to catch the mysterious gunman before his next kill! Acting on a tip; the web-slinger, Punisher, and Nightcrawler converge on a street festival to smoke out the shooter! Can the heroes solve the killer's deadly puzzle? Or perhaps better stated...his Jigsaw puzzle? First appearances of Dr. Marla Madison and Jigsaw. Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Mary Jane Watson, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: The Punisher appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 174. Jigsaw returns in Amazing Spider-Man 188. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 215.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #163
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 163
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    "All the Kingpin's Men!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Dave Cockrum and John Romita. At long last the Kingpin is back! And the fat crime boss needs a life! Actually a life force...to revive his comatose son Richard! To that end the Kingpin lures the web-slinger to a West Side warehouse for a one-on-one showdown! Is the wall-crawler ready to fight for his life (force)? Also in this issue, Peter's friends throw a surprise party for him to help furnish and decorate his Chelsea apartment. Cameo appearances by Richard Fisk, Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Mary Jane Watson, Liz Allan, Joe Robertson, and Glory Grant. (Notes: The Kingpin and the wall-crawler previously clashed in Amazing Spider-Man 85. The Kingpin formerly appeared in Captain America 146-148. The first issue of Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man was also published this month. The letters page includes a letter from Fantagraphics publisher Kim Thompson.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #164
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 164
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    "Deadline!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by John Romita. In surprising fashion the Kingpin's bizarre plan works! Richard Fisk absorbs the web-slingers life force and regains consciousness! So what's left of the amazing one? He's become dead (spider) man walking! However the wall-crawler musters enough strength to reach Dr. Curt Connors' laboratory; and once inside he receives a temporary energy boost! Armed with a device to recover his life force, the Spectacular Spider-Man sets off to find the Big Apple crime boss and his son! At the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the web-slinger rendezvous with the Kingpin of Crime! Who will survive their donnybrook on the docks? A powerful ending! Cameo appearances by Vanessa Fisk and Glory Grant. Flashback cameos by Captain America, the Falcon, and Red Skull. (Notes: The Kingpin returns in Amazing Spider-Man 197. Ross Andru's detailed illustrations of the navy yard were praised in the letters page of Amazing Spider-Man 168.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #165
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 165
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    "Stegron Stalks the City!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by John Romita and Frank Giacoia. Rampaging dinosaurs interrupt Peter and Mary Jane's date at the Museum of Natural History! Wow, where did the ancient creatures come from?! Incredibly Stegron, the dinosaur man, has brought them back to life with stolen technology from SHIELD! However that's only half of the dinosaur man's sinister scheme! He also kidnaps young Billy Connors to force Dr. Connors to do his bidding! But the Stegosaurus-like villain has forgotten one thing: when you mess with the Connors...you get the Lizard! Cameo appearances by Martha Connors, Flash Thompson, J. Jonah Jameson, and Dr. Marla Madison. (Notes: Stegron previously appeared in Marvel Team-Up 20. The Lizard formerly appeared in Giant-Size Spider-Man 5.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #166
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 166

    "War of the Reptile-Men!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by John Romita and Frank Giacoia. It's a classic three-way Christmas confrontation! The Lizard vs. Spider-Man vs. Stegron! The key to victory for the web-slinger is to get the Lethal Lizard (aka Dr. Connors) to fight with him...instead of against him! But the Lizard usually just wants to kill Spidey! In snowy Central Park, the three combatants and a pack of dinosaurs come together for a Jurassic-style rumble! Is a Christmas miracle in the offing for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? An uplifting issue! Cameo appearances by Martha Connors, Billy Connors, J. Jonah Jameson, Dr. Marla Madison, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, Flash Thompson, and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: Stegron returns many years later in the Lethal Foes of Spider-Man (1993) Limited Series. The Lizard appears next in Spectacular Spider-Man 33 & 34.) Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #167
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 167
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    "Stalked by the Spider-Slayer!" Part 1 of 2. First appearance of Will-O'-the-Wisp. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by John Romita. With Dr. Marla Madison's new and improved spider-slayer, J. Jonah Jameson takes another run at capturing the wondrous wall-crawler! But in typical fashion, JJJ stumbles and bumbles in his attempt to subdue Spidey! In the meantime though, a new villain has come to New York City: Will-O'-the-Wisp! And the Wisp has unearthly electromagnetic powers! The spider-slayer is just the undercard for the amazing one! Will-O'-the-Wisp is the main event! First appearance of Dr. Bart Hamilton (aka the third Green Goblin). Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Anna Watson, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, Flash Thompson, and Mary Jane Watson. (Note: The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 555,709; average paid circulation 282,159.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #168
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 168
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    "Murder on the Wind!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ed Hannigan and John Romita. At the famous Rockefeller Center skating rink; the web-slinger, Will-O'-the-Wisp, and spider-slayer assemble for a tripartite throw down! Once the Wisp flees the scene, Spidey puts Jonah's spider-slayer on ice! Later that evening in Times Square under coercion from Dr. Jonah Harrow, Will-O'-the-Wisp attacks Spider-Man! If the Wisp doesn't kill the web-slinger, he will lose his life! If he does kill him, the Wisp will lose his humanity! Caught in a diabolical dilemma, what will the Wisp do with the wall-crawler's life hanging in the balance? A gut-wrenching conclusion! Cameo appearances by Dr. Marla Madison and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: Dr. Jonas Harrow previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 126 and challenges the web-slinger again in Amazing Spider-Man 206. Will-O'-the-Wisp returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 57.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #169
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 169
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    "Confrontation" Part 1 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by John Romita and Frank Giacoia. J. Jonah Jameson barges into Peter Parker's apartment and declares: "I know you're Spider-Man!" And with damning photos in hand, Jonah has Aunt May's nephew backed into a corner! But the Daily Bugle's ace photographer may have a trick or two up his sleeve! Can Peter outfox Jonah and protect his secret identity? Later that evening the web-slinger explores an abandoned subway tunnel and bumps into one of Captain America's usual foes! Exactly who is this large red-haired gentleman? Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, Dr. Bart Hamilton, Dr. Marla Madison, Doctor Faustus, and Stan Lee. (Notes: The mystery behind Jonah's photos is revealed in Amazing Spider-Man 180. The pictures were taken during the story in Amazing Spider-Man 151. The letters page includes a letter from comics artist Frank Miller praising Ross Andru's artwork. A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #170
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 170
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    "Madness is all in the Mind!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Frank Giacoia (finishes), and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. Dr. Faustus has a new patient! The unwilling Amazing Spider-Man! After the web-slinger is exposed to Faustus' hallucinogenic smoke, he sees frightening apparitions of his enemies attacking! The good doctor quickly helps the wall-crawler recover and then orders Spidey to lead a clandestine mission into a federal research laboratory! Why? Because Dr. Faustus wants to contaminate the nation's supply of flu virus! Once the web-slinger breaks into the biolab, Faustus' triumph appears complete! Will the spectacular one come to his senses in time? Cameo appearances by Liz Allan, Mary Jane Watson, and the burglar. (Notes: Doctor Faustus previously appeared in Captain America 192. Dr. Faustus returns in the classic National Force storyline in Captain America 232-236. The initial subplot of Amazing Spider-Man 200 takes place in this issue. A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #171
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 171

    "Photon is Another Name for...?" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Nova. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. Story continues from Nova 12 (1st series). The web-slinger and the Human Rocket chase Photon to the historic Montauk Point Lighthouse in hopes of catching and unmasking Dr. Ralph Rider's killer! But upon their arrival the duo runs into a horde of Advanced Idea Mechanics (A.I.M.) agents! And once Photon appears Nova and the wall-crawler go down to defeat! Oh no! Is a watery grave awaiting both Spidey and Nova at the bottom of Long Island Sound? The dramatic cover doesn't lie! The first team-up of Nova and the web-slinger may be the last! Cameo appearances by Charles Rider, Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, and the Molten Man. (Note: A limited distribution 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #172
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 172
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    "The Fiend from the Fire!" Part 1 of 2. First appearance of the Rocket Racer. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. The action begins with a bang as the web-slinger chases a new skateboarding super-villain! The Rocket Racer! This red and yellow robber is moving and grooving through the streets on his souped-up skateboard! But the Spectacular Spider-Man is waiting right around the corner to teach him a lesson in driver etiquette! Meanwhile the police arrest Liz Allan for stealing drugs and chemicals from a local hospital! Why would Liz do that? Maybe she did it for a man! Or perhaps more specifically the Molten Man! Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, J. Jonah Jameson, and Dr. Marla Madison. (Notes: The Rocket Racer appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 182. The Molten Man previously battled the web-slinger in Amazing Spider-Man 133. 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) 173
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    "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 #174
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 174
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    "The Hitman's Back in Town!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns), Jim Mooney (finishes), and Tony DeZuniga (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. The Hitman is back! And he's got a brand new target: J. Jonah Jameson! But there's another gun-toting vigilante back in town too: the Punisher! And he's tracking the Hitman! Mix in the wondrous wall-crawler...and as shown on the dynamic cover, all concerned parties come together in JJJ's corner office! Pandemonium erupts when the bullets start flying! Stay down Jonah! Let Spidey and the Punisher take the hit (man)! Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Dr. Marla Madison, and Dr. Bart Hamilton. First 35¢ issue. (Notes: The Hitman previously appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 5. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 216.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #175
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 175
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    "Big Apple Battleground!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. It's a spectacular shootout atop the Statue of Liberty! The inscription at the statue's base calls for the tired, poor, and huddled masses; but tonight lady liberty is instead receiving the homicidal, vengeful, scared, and amazing! In the persons of the Hitman, Punisher, J. Jonah Jameson, and Spider-Man! Three of the men will survive their harrowing encounter. One will not. An outstanding issue! Final appearance of the Hitman. Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Joe Robertson, Dr. Marla Madison, and Dr. Bart Hamilton. (Notes: The Punisher appears next in Captain America 241. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 217.) 32 pages. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 217. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #176
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 176
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    "He Who Laughs Last...!" Part 1 of 5. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Tony DeZuniga (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Frank Giacoia. After surviving his harrowing adventure with the Punisher and the Hitman, Peter Parker decides to check in on his good friend Harry Osborn. To his dismay the web-slinger discovers the office of Harry's psychiatrist (aka Dr. Bart Hamilton) completely trashed! Oh my, has Harry suffered another mental breakdown? The wall-crawler rushes to Harry and Flash's apartment and realizes his worst nightmare has come true! The Green Goblin is back...and crazier than ever! Meanwhile on the steps of City Hall, Aunt May suffers a heart attack while protesting for senior citizens' rights. Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Flash Thompson, and Mary Jane Watson. (Note: The Green Goblin previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 137.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #177
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 177
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    • CGC Signature Series
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    • Signed by Stan Lee on 08/23/2014.
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    "Goblin in the Middle" Part 2 of 5. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Joe Sinnott. After saving Flash Thompson from a deadly fall, the wall-crawler takes a break (from his pursuit of the goblin) to visit his dear aunt in the hospital. Fortunately, Aunt May seems to be doing much better! Later that night the web-slinger hears about an underworld meeting taking place at the World Trade Center! The amazing one swings over to the twin towers ready to bust up Silvermane's party, but the Green Goblin gets there first! Is the goblin going to clash or collude with Silvermane? Either way it spells trouble for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Anna Watson, and Mary Jane Watson. Flashback cameos by Norman Osborn and Gwen Stacy. (Note: Silvermane formerly appeared in Daredevil 123.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #178
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 178
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    The"Green Grows the Goblin!" Part 3 of 5. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Joe Sinnott. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the frantic cover says it all! Aunt May lies near death in her hospital bed awaiting life-saving surgery! But the doctors can't operate until her next of kin (aka the wondrous wall-crawler) signs the consent forms! Oh no! Where is the web-slinger? Currently fighting for his own life vs. the Green Goblin! It's a painful predicament in more ways than one for the Spectacular Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by Silvermane, Glory Grant, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, Anna Watson, and Harry Osborn. (Note: The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 587,702; average paid circulation 281,860.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #179
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 179
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    "The Goblin's Always Greener!" Part 4 of 5. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. In desperate fashion the web-slinger escapes from the Green Goblin's trap and makes a beeline for New Hope Hospital! Once inside Peter finally signs the consent forms to begin his aunt's surgery! While May's heart operation takes place, Joe Robertson tells Peter about a major disturbance going on at Radio City Music Hall. When the wall-crawler arrives at the Showplace of the Nation, the three-way battle erupts: the Green Goblin vs. Silvermane vs. the Amazing Spider-Man! And the winner will be determined next issue! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Anna Watson, and Harry Osborn. 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #180
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 180
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    "Who Was That Goblin I Saw You With?" Part 5 of 5. Script by Len Wein. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. This is it! The awesome conclusion to the five-part goblin saga! At Radio City Music Hall, the Green Goblin emerges triumphant! And the devious purple and green villain flies to an incinerating plant in Brooklyn to throw the unconscious web-slinger into a smokestack! But the spectacular one wakes up just in time! And the final donnybrook between the Green Goblin and the Amazing Spider-Man begins! The wall-crawler is in control of the battle...until a second goblin arrives on the scene! What?! Who? The web-slinger watches in shock as the battle of the goblins unfolds! Can Harry Osborn exorcise the demons of his past? And somehow return to a normal life? An uplifting story! Final appearance of Dr. Bart Hamilton. Cameo appearances by Silvermane, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Liz Allan. Flashback cameos by Harry Osborn and the Spider-clone. (Notes: More than a decade passes before Harry Osborn becomes the Green Goblin again in Amazing Spider-Man 312. The incinerating plant in this story is the same one where the web-slinger disposed of his clone in Amazing Spider-Man 151. Silvermane returns in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 2. This issue concludes Len Wein's terrific two-and-a-half year run as the writer of the Amazing Spider-Man title.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #181
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 181

    "Flashback!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The web-slinger's epic confrontation with the third Green Goblin is over. And now it's time for a walk down memory lane as the wondrous wall-crawler visits the grave of his departed Uncle Ben. Retelling of Spider-Man's origin. Flashback cameos by the Fantastic Four, Captain Stacy, Gwen Stacy, Mary Jane Watson, the Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, and many other friends and foes. (Notes: This issue provides a comprehensive summary of the first 180 issues of the Amazing Spider-Man series. A few months earlier a similar story was published in Fantastic Four 190 to summarize the FF's adventures to date.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #182
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 182

    "The Rocket Racer's Back in Town!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. The skateboarding phenomenon of the 1970's rolls on in the pages of the Amazing Spider-Man! The Rocket Racer is back! And dashing and darting past the web-slinger all over again! But at this moment Aunt May's nephew has something else on his mind besides catching super-villains! Namely, a surprise marriage proposal for Mary Jane! In stunning fashion Peter pops the question to the enchanting Ms. Watson! And all of Marveldom will wait for her answer next issue! Second appearance of the Rocket Racer. Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Betty Brant Leeds. (Notes: The Rocket Racer formerly appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 172. This issue begins Marv Wolfman's 2-year run as the writer of the Amazing Spider-Man title.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #183
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 183
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    "...And Where the Big Wheel Stops, Nobody Knows!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Bob McLeod. Cover by Ross Andru and Ernie Chan. The Rocket Racer's extortion plan falls apart when the man he's blackmailing turns to the Terrible Tinkerer for help! And thanks to the old man's tinkering...the Big Wheel (aka Jackson Wheele) is born! The next day when the Big Wheel locates the Rocket Racer and the web-slinger (already fighting one another), the three-way battle begins! After the not-so-titanic tussle is over, Mary Jane finds Peter and gives him her answer. Perhaps someday she will change her mind. Cameo appearances by the Tinkerer, Toy, and Flash Thompson. (Notes: Mary Jane further explains why she turned down Peter's marriage proposal in Spectacular Spider-Man 21. Peter's second proposal takes place in Amazing Spider-Man 290. The Rocket Racer returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 104.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #184
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 184

    "White Dragon! Red Death!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover by Ross Andru and Bob McLeod. A disappointed Peter Parker walks back to his apartment and discovers Betty Brant (Leeds) inside! Hold on, didn't Betty marry Ned Leeds several months ago (in Amazing Spider-Man 156)? Yes, but now she's interested in Mr. Parker again! However before the web-slinger can tend to his affairs of the heart, he must tend to business in Chinatown! And as depicted on the dramatic cover, that business may be dangerous, fiery, lethal, or all of the above! First appearances of Phillip Chang and the White Dragon II. Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Dr. Marla Madison, and John Jameson. 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

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    All Detergent Promotional Reprint No Price Variant (no sticker or sticker no longer intact). "White Dragon! Red Death!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover by Ross Andru and Bob McLeod. A disappointed Peter Parker walks back to his apartment and discovers Betty Brant (Leeds) inside! Hold on, didn't Betty marry Ned Leeds several months ago (in Amazing Spider-Man 156)? Yes, but now she's interested in Mr. Parker again! Oh my, Spidey is about to jump from the frying pan (Mary Jane) into the fire (Betty)! However before the web-slinger can tend to his affairs of the heart, he must tend to business in Chinatown! And as depicted on the dramatic cover, that business may be dangerous, fiery, lethal, or all of the above! First appearances of Phillip Chang and the White Dragon II. Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Dr. Marla Madison, and John Jameson. 32 pages

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    All Detergent Promotional Reprint with white sticker. "White Dragon! Red Death!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover by Ross Andru and Bob McLeod. A disappointed Peter Parker walks back to his apartment and discovers Betty Brant (Leeds) inside! Hold on, didn't Betty marry Ned Leeds several months ago (in Amazing Spider-Man 156)? Yes, but now she's interested in Mr. Parker again! Oh my, Spidey is about to jump from the frying pan (Mary Jane) into the fire (Betty)! However before the web-slinger can tend to his affairs of the heart, he must tend to business in Chinatown! And as depicted on the dramatic cover, that business may be dangerous, fiery, lethal, or all of the above! First appearances of Phillip Chang and the White Dragon II. Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Dr. Marla Madison, and John Jameson. 32 pages

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    All Detergent Promotional Reprint with yellow sticker. "White Dragon! Red Death!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover by Ross Andru and Bob McLeod. A disappointed Peter Parker walks back to his apartment and discovers Betty Brant (Leeds) inside! Hold on, didn't Betty marry Ned Leeds several months ago (in Amazing Spider-Man 156)? Yes, but now she's interested in Mr. Parker again! Oh my, Spidey is about to jump from the frying pan (Mary Jane) into the fire (Betty)! However before the web-slinger can tend to his affairs of the heart, he must tend to business in Chinatown! And as depicted on the dramatic cover, that business may be dangerous, fiery, lethal, or all of the above! First appearances of Phillip Chang and the White Dragon II. Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Dr. Marla Madison, and John Jameson. 32 pages

  • Issue #185
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 185
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    "Spider, Spider, Burning Bright!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. The Spectacular Spider-Man is on fire in Chinatown! And hurtling towards the East River to save his life! Thankfully, the murky waters extinguish the flames and give the wall-crawler a chance to regroup! The following night the web-slinger returns to the Lower East Side to battle the White Dragon again! Will the way of the spider or the way of the (white) dragon prevail? Second story: At long last Peter Parker's graduation day from Empire State University is here! But Peter may want to check one more time with the registrars office...before walking across the stage! Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Betty Brant, Joe Robertson, and Aunt May. (Notes: The White Dragon appears next in Marvel Team-Up 144. This issue concludes Ross Andru's remarkable 5-year run as the penciler of the Amazing Spider-Man series -- highlighted by the original clone saga and the creations of the Punisher, Jackal, and Tarantula.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #186
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 186
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    "Chaos is the Chameleon!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard. What a happy day for the Amazing Spider-Man! The district attorney clears the web-slinger of all charges in the deaths of Norman Osborn and Captain George Stacy! And now the wall-crawler holds a press conference in Central Park to bask in the glow of his freedom! But an old adversary disrupts Spidey's joyous occasion! Can the spectacular one see through the Chameleon's brilliant disguise? Cameo appearances by Professor Spencer Smythe, Aunt May, Flash Thompson, and Betty Brant. (Notes: The Chameleon formerly appeared in Daredevil 134 and returns a decade later in Amazing Spider-Man 306 & 307. Keith Pollard begins his run (thru issue 205) as the primary artist on the Amazing Spider-Man title.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #187
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 187
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    "The Power of Electro!" Guest-starring Captain America. Plot by Marv Wolfman and Jim Starlin. Script by Marv Wolfman. Brilliant art by Jim Starlin (layouts) and Bob McLeod (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard. It's an overstuffed tale featuring the star-spangled avenger, web-slinger, SHIELD, Electro, and the bubonic plague! When the Daily Bugle receives a tip that authorities have cordoned off the neighborhoods surrounding the Indian Point Power Station, Jonah sends his ace photographer to investigate! The web-slinger easily slips past the SHIELD agents, but runs into a problem after bumping into the Sentinel of Liberty! Cap wants the wall-crawler to leave the area ASAP! But Cap would think differently if he knew that an electrifying encounter awaits! The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America vs. Electro! Cameo appearances by Dum Dum Dugan, J. Jonah Jameson, and Joe Robertson. (Notes: This is one of only three issues Jim Starlin drew for the Amazing Spider-Man title (1st series): issues 113, 114, and 187. More of Jim Starlin's artwork featuring Spider-Man can be seen in Marvel Two-in-One Annual 2. The web-slinger and Electro previously battled in Marvel Team-Up 56.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #188
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 188
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    "The Jigsaw is Up!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Dave Cockrum and Terry Austin. After laying low for a few months, Jigsaw wants to return to a peaceful life of crime...by avoiding any and all super-heroes! So the disfigured hitman picks an easy target for his next caper: a midnight boat cruise around Manhattan! But poor Jigsaw doesn't know that a group of long-time friends have decided to take the boat ride too! Namely Flash, Sha Shan, Harry, Liz, Mary Jane, Betty, and Peter! Once Jigsaw grabs Harry and Liz at gunpoint, the wondrous wall-crawler swings into action! And Jigsaw's worst nightmare comes true: another clash with the Spectacular Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by John Jameson and Aunt May. (Notes: Jigsaw formerly appeared in Amazing Spiderman 162 and returns in the first issue of the Punisher Limited Series (1986). The letters page includes a lengthy letter from comics writer Kurt Busiek.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #189
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 189
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    "Mayhem by Moonlight!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by John Byrne (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Byrne and Bob McLeod. J. Jonah Jameson desperately searches for clues in the kidnapping of his son John! Fearing the worst the stressed out publisher of the Daily Bugle brings every resource to bear! While studying the facts, Joe Robertson realizes that the mysterious kidnapper may have a vendetta against not only Jonah, but the web-slinger too! Jonah doesn't care about Spider-Man though, he only wants to see his son again! And as shown on the terrific cover, J. Jonah Jameson will be reunited with his son! But will it be John the man...or the Man-Wolf? Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Betty Brant, Dr. Marla Madison, and Professor Spencer Smythe. (Notes: The web-slinger previously battled the Man-Wolf in Marvel Team-Up 37. This is one of only three issues John Byrne drew for the Amazing Spider-Man title (1st series): issues 189, 190, and 206.) Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #190
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 190
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    "In Search of the Man-Wolf!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by John Byrne (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Al Milgrom. In incredible fashion the Man-Wolf (aka John Jameson) has reappeared in Manhattan and snatched his father! And now the wondrous wall-crawler chases the lupine beast across the city to rescue Jonah! As Spider-Man and the Man-Wolf battle towards the East River, Professor Spence Smythe revels in his victory! The amazing one finally corners the Man-Wolf atop the Brooklyn Bridge! It's a place the web-slinger knows all too well. With John Jameson's life hanging in the balance, can the Amazing Spider-Man prevent history from repeating itself? A powerful two-part story. (Notes: The plot briefly crosses over with the story in Fantastic Four 204. The Man-Wolf returns in Savage She-Hulk 13 & 14; and battles the web-slinger again in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 3.) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #191
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 191
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    "Wanted for Murder: Spider-Man!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. The publisher of the Daily Bugle is in a state of rage following the presumed death of his son last issue! And J. Jonah Jameson puts all the blame on the amazing one! Determined to take aggressive action against the web-slinger, Jonah visits Professor Spencer Smythe and asks him to create another spider slayer! Ironically, Professor Smythe has one standing by all ready to go! But it's a trap for Jonah now...and the Spectacular Spider-Man later! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Betty Brant, Dr. Marla Madison, and Joe Robertson. Last 35¢ issue. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #192
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 192

    "24 Hours Till Doomsday!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Bob McLeod. The dynamic cover says it all! J. Jonah Jameson and the Amazing Spider-Man handcuffed together to a bomb...that's set to explode in 24 hours! Wow, what a revoltin' development! But it's the master plan of the dying Spencer Smythe! With time of the essence, the web-slinger and Jonah visit Dr. Curt Connors; however neither the good doctor nor NYPD's bomb squad can defuse the explosive! And to make matters worse, the Fearsome Fly attacks the desperate duo during their trek across town! With the timer ticking towards zero, the wall-crawler and the Daily Bugle publisher return to Smythe's lab for one final attempt to save themselves! It's now or never for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Final appearance of Professor Spencer Smythe. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Betty Brant, Flash Thompson, and Harry Osborn. First 40¢ issue. (Notes: The Fly formerly appeared in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 10. This story was reprinted in Amazing Spider-Man (2nd series) 20.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #193
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 193
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    "The Wings of the Fearsome Fly!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Bob McLeod. Peter Parker's life is a train wreck after surviving his recent 24-hour ordeal. In very short order Jonah fires him, Mary Jane dumps him, and Ned Leeds punches him! Oh my, where is a super-villain when Spidey really needs one? Fortunately, there is one flying around town for the web-slinger to vent his frustration upon: the Fearsome Fly! But when the wall-crawler and the Fly collide at Cleopatra's Needle, Spider-Man's day just gets worse. Meanwhile, the original burglar from Amazing Fantasy 15 is back...and still haunting (Aunt) May Parker. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Betty Brant, and Mysterio (in civilian clothes). (Notes: The Fly appears next in Spider-Woman 30. The plot briefly crosses over with Fantastic Four 207. Other than a cameo appearance in issue 201, Mary Jane Watson exits the Amazing Spider-Man series for the next 4 years.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #194
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 194
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    First appearance of the Black Cat in "Never Let The Black Cat Cross Your Path!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. One of the landmark issues of the Amazing Spider-Man series! The dazzling debut of the Black Cat! The wall-crawler has spent the first 193 issues of his title chasing super-villains! But tonight he's going to kiss one instead! Wow! Does the web-slinger stand a chance against the beauty and charm of Felicia Hardy? Not when the alluring cat has his tongue! And maybe later his heart! A terrific issue! Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Betty Brant, Ned Leeds, Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Mysterio (in civilian clothes), and the burglar. (Notes: The Black Cat is the creative highlight of the Wolfman-Pollard run on the Amazing Spider-Man title. Dave Cockrum designed the cat's costume. The letters page includes an alternate cover (for issue 194) by Keith Pollard. It also includes an alternate cover to Spider-Woman 9 by Carmine Infantino. This two-part story was reprinted in the trade paperback: Spider-Man vs. the Black Cat (2005). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #195
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 195
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    "Nine Lives of the Black Cat!" Part 2 of 2. Second appearance of the Black Cat. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and many hands (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Al Milgrom. The Black Cat successfully breaks her father out of prison! And leaves the Spectacular Spider-Man lying in the rubble with a broken arm! What a stroke of bad luck for the web-slinger! However the wondrous wall-crawler is undeterred! And despite his wounded wing, the amazing one tracks down the mischievous cat several hours later! Will Spidey and Felicia end their game of cat & mouse on a friendly note...or a fatal one? Meanwhile, a telegram arrives at Peter Parker's apartment...and with it devastating news for Aunt May's nephew. Brief origin of the Black Cat. Cameo appearances by the Kingpin, Aunt May, Betty Brant, Ned Leeds, Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Mysterio (in civilian clothes), and the burglar. (Notes: The Black Cat returns in Amazing Spider-Man 204. The letters page includes a letter from comics historian Peter Sanderson.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #196
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 196
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    "Requiem!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts), Frank Giacoia (finishes), and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Al Milgrom. With his world crashing down around him, the wall-crawler rushes to Restwell Nursing Home to see if his dear aunt is indeed dead. Sadly it appears so. A distraught Peter meets with the resident physician on staff, Dr. Ludwig Rinehart, to make final arrangements. The following day after a long talk with Joe Robertson, the web-slinger visits his childhood home in Queens and discovers it a shambles! And then he finally recalls who Dr. Ludwig Rinehart really is! Something is majorly amiss at Restwell Nursing Home! But before Spider-Man can solve the mystery, he must tend to an unscheduled appointment with a rather large NYC crime lord next issue! First appearance of Debra Whitman. Cameo appearances by Anna Watson, Flash Thompson, Sha Shan, Harry Osborn, and the Kingpin. 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #197
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 197

    "The Kingpin's Midnight Massacre!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Frank Giacoia. One of wall-crawler's best battle issues of the bronze age! The Amazing Spider-Man and the Kingpin of Crime fight from cover to cover and then some! To the web-slinger's chagrin, the Kingpin survived his plunge into the river (at the end of Amazing Spider-Man 164)! And now the over-sized crime boss has only one task left before retiring from his life of crime: destroy his long-time web-slinging foe! However Vanessa Fisk has told her husband to finish the job before midnight! So the Kingpin is working against a deadline, while the wall-crawler is just trying to run out the clock! An outstanding issue! Cameo appearances by Mysterio (in civilian clothes) and the burglar. (Notes: This issue marks a major turning point for the Kingpin. The popular super-villain transitions into Frank Miller's Daredevil title to become a major antagonist of the Man Without Fear beginning in Daredevil 170 & 171.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #198
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 198
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    "Mysterio is Deadlier by the Dozen!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Sal Buscema (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Bob McLeod. At last the web-slinger arrives at Restwell Nursing Home to investigate his aunt's "apparent" death! The spectacular one anticipates a hard-hitting clash with his old adversary, but the Master of Illusion is at the top of his game! Spidey can't lay a glove on Mysterio! Perception trumps reality for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Appearances by Dr. Marla Madison, J. Jonah Jameson, and the burglar. Flashback cameo by the second Mysterio (aka Danny Berkhart). (Notes: Spider-Man previously clashed with the original Mysterio in Amazing Spider-Man 66 & 67. The wall-crawler battled the second Mysterio in Amazing Spider-Man 141 & 142.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #199
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 199
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    "Now You See Me! Now You Die!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Pablo Marcos. The madness of Mysterio plagues the wall-crawler! After escaping from the Master of Illusion's underwater trap at the nursing home, the web-slinger returns to his aunt's former home in Queens...only to find Mysterio! Why are the bad guys so interested in May's old house? The amazing one tackles Mysterio to get the answers, but unfortunately all he gets is another defeat! Will Spider-Man ever find out what happened to his dear Aunt May? Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, Liz Allan, Flash Thompson, Sha Shan, and the burglar. (Note: The wall-crawler battles Mysterio again in Spectacular Spider-Man 50 & 51.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #201
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 201
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    "Man-Hunt!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita and Bob McLeod. The action starts with a bang as the web-slinger catches a man falling out of a high-rise office building! When Spider-Man swings inside to investigate, he discovers the source of the problem: the Punisher! What has Frank Castle been up to since Spidey last saw him (in Amazing Spider-Man 175)? Oh, just business as usual...terrorizing the underworld! The following day to his surprise, the Punisher sees pictures of his penthouse gun battle in the Daily Globe! Credited to a photographer named Peter Parker! This troubles the Punisher! And that means trouble for Aunt May's nephew! War Journal Entry #519 is coming up next at a particular superhero's Chelsea apartment! Appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Dr. Marla Madison, Aunt May, and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: The Punisher previously appeared in Captain America 241. Mary Jane appears next in the classic Marvel Team-Up 79 where (as Red Sonja) she battles Kulan Gath alongside the web-slinger. This is one of Mary Jane's very few appearances between 1979 and 1983. She returns to the Amazing Spider-Man title in issue 238. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 218.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #202
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 202

    "One for Those Long Gone!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Joe Rubinstein. After surviving his nervous encounter with the Punisher, Peter Parker slips on his red and blue costume and joins the gun-toting vigilante's pursuit of the drug lords! Spider-Man wants to capture them. The Punisher wants to kill them. Something has got to give! Will the superhero or the anti-hero win the battle of wills? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Dr. Jonas Harrow. (Notes: Spider-Man and the Punisher tangle again in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 15. This issue includes a sideways full-page ad featuring Batroc the Leaper promoting Crazy Magazine. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 219.) 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #203
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 203

    "Bewitched, Bothered, and Be-Dazzled!" Guest-starring Dazzler. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Keith Pollard. Inks by Mike Esposito and friends. Cover by Keith Pollard and Joe Rubinstein. On the streets of New York City, Marvel's new disco sensation meets the Amazing Spider-Man! But formal introductions will have to wait as the Lightmaster is in hot pursuit of Dazzler! Once the web-slinger's enemy possesses the mutant songstress, Spider-Man learns firsthand about Dazzler's brilliant powers! Can the wall-crawler turn out the light (master) and save his new friend? Second appearance of Dazzler. Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. (Notes: Spider-Man and Dazzler cross paths again in Marvel Team-Up 109. The Lightmaster previously appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 20. The first appearance of Dazzler took place in Uncanny X-Men 130. She appears next in Fantastic Four 217 and then in the first issue of her self-titled series: Dazzler (1981). This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 230.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.