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Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars (1984) 8 VF 8.0

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    Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars (1984) 8 VF 8.0

    1st app. in continuity black symbiote Spider-Man costume
    Ended Sep 27 9:09 PM CST
    Bid History 17 bids
    Winning Bid $191

    "Invasion!" Part 8 of 12. Story by Jim Shooter. Art by Mike Zeck, John Beatty, Jack Abel, and Mike Esposito. Tired of being the villains' punching bags, the heroes take the fight to their deadly foes' own doorstep. What follows is one of the most titanic super hero/villain tussles of all time. Plus, Spidey gets a new costume. 1st in continuity appearance of Spider-Man's black costume. See Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 1) #252, Marvel Team-Up #141, & Spectacular Spider-Man #90 for the first appearances from 7 months earlier. NOTE: This costume turns out to be an alien symbiote that will later bond with Eddie Brock and become the tenacious Spidey villain known as Venom. See Amazing Spider-Man #300 Cover price $0.75. Grade: VF 8.0 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)