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Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) comic books 1985

  • Issue #260
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 260
    Auction opens January 4
    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #76ED12-012
    Auction opens October 5
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
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    • Label #76ED12-016
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    • Label #30A431-041
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2117943021

    "The Challenge of Hobgoblin!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Joe Rubinstein and Brett Breeding. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. The Hobgoblin and the Rose unleash their two-pronged attack on Harry Osborn! The goblin ambushes Harry at his corporate office, while the Rose's henchmen kidnap Liz Osborn and Mary Jane! Auspiciously, the wondrous wall-crawler is close by to lock horns with the Hobgoblin! But who is going to save MJ and Harry's expectant wife? Could it be the Green Goblin?! Stay tuned! Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Betty Brant Leeds, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, Susan Richards, Franklin Richards, and the alien symbiote (costume). (Note: This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 274.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #261
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 261
    Auction opens January 4
    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #76ED12-021
    Auction opens October 5
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    • Direct Edition
    • Label #76ED12-023
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
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    • Label #76ED12-026
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    • Label #76ED12-019
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1620036015

    "The Sins of My Father!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Painted cover by Charles Vess. The situation has come down to this: Mary Jane, Harry, and Liz are trapped in the Rose's secret warehouse. The building is on fire. Liz is going into labor. And as shown on Charles Vess terrific cover, the vengeful Hobgoblin is on the attack! It's going to take a small miracle for the web-slinger to save his friends much less himself! With the flames closing in, can the Amazing Spider-Man stave off disaster at the hands of the Hobgoblin? A harrowing finish! Cameo appearance by the alien symbiote (costume). (Note: This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 275.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #262
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 262
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
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    • Paper: White
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    • Label #76ED12-027
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1620040006

    "Trade Secret" Script and Pencils by Bob Layton. Inks by Bob Layton and Carlos Garzon. Photo cover by Eliot R. Brown. While changing out of his costume in a storage room at Newark International Airport, the web-slinger forgets to lock the door! Whoops! And to the dismay of Aunt May's nephew, a tabloid photographer walks in and snaps a picture! Oh no! One thing leads to another...and the wall-crawler pursues the sleazy shutterbug through the Big Apple to protect his secret identity! Can Spidey grab the negatives before he gets exposed? Cameo appearance by Ben Urich. Flashback cameo by Uncle Ben. Last 60¢ issue. (Notes: The Amazing Spider-Man returns to his original red and blue costume. Spectacular Spider-Man 100 was also published this month.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #263
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 263
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    • Direct Edition.
    • Label #30A431-054
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    • Label #1554539023
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    • Label #2094292004
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    • Label #2110501020
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    • Label #2089949025

    "The Spectacular Spider-Kid!" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Brett Breeding and John Beatty. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. Ollie Osnick is back! And this time with a brand new moniker: the Spectacular Spider-Kid! In his own red and blue costume with mechanical arms, the Spider-Kid patrols the dangerous streets of New York City to fight crime! But once the novice superhero runs afoul of a local street gang, he needs help from his favorite web-slinger! Will the real wall-crawler pull Ollie's fat out of the fire one more time? Meanwhile at the hospital, Harry Osborn anxiously awaits the birth of his son. First appearance of Normie Osborn. Cameo appearances by Liz (Allan) Osborn, Mary Jane Watson, and the Black Cat. First 65¢ issue. (Notes: Ollie Osnick previously appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 72. Spider-Man dons his black (non-symbiote) costume in this issue. The first issue of the Web of Spider-Man (1st) series was also published this month. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Tales 276.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #264
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 264
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0907920030
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Label #2088001019

    "Red 9 and Red Tape!" Script by Craig Anderson. Art by Paty Cockrum. Cover by William Johnson and Joe Rubinstein. It's an off-beat tale as the Amazing Spider-Man takes on a double menace! A crazy football player from Baytown, Texas; and the New York state healthcare system! Unbelievable! Where are Doc Ock and the Hobgoblin when you really need them? The two storylines intertwine after Red 9 and the web-slinger crash through a hospital window! As Spider-Man attempts to clean up the broken glass, he learns that the grumpy old man in the room is about to be discharged...because the state thinks he's dead! In good conscious the wall-crawler can't let that happen! If Spidey can blitz the bureaucrats and avoid Red 9's tackles, he might just create a happy ending for all! (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 461,591; average paid circulation: 281,064.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #265A
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 265A
    Auction opens January 4
    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #76ED12-030
    Auction opens October 5
    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #76ED12-031
    16 bids
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    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition
    • Label #76ED12-036
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    • Label #76ED12-028
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    • Label #76ED12-035
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    • Slab: Debris trapped between case and inner well
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    • Label #76ED12-037
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1249525001
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    • Label #1246619004
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    • Label #1571250006
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scratching to front of slab.
    • Label #1242428003
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    • Water spots.

    First printing of "After the Fox!" First appearance of Silver Sable. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. The Black Fox is on the run! But it's not the Spectacular Spider-Man who's chasing him! It's Silver Sable! An adventurer for hire from the European country of Symkaria! Silver Sable and her Wild Pack pursue the fox through the streets of Manhattan and then later corner him on the waterfront! However, the aging international jewel thief has a wall-crawling guardian angel! Down on the docks, the sparks fly as the web-slinger gives Silver Sable a lesson in diplomacy...superhero-style! Second appearance of the Black Fox. Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, Liz Osborn, and Normie Osborn. (Notes: Silver Sable appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 279. The Black Fox returns in Web of Spider-Man 14. There is a second printing of this issue published in 1992. The second printing features a gray cover and a yellow dog ear touting the first appearance of Silver Sable. This story was also reprinted in Marvel Tales 277.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #266
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 266
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1620040008
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    • Paper: White
    • Direct Edition.
    • Label #30A431-019

    "Jump for My Love or Spring is in the Air" Script by Peter David. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Finishes by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Denys Cowan and Joe Rubinstein. The web-slinger catches a suicidal jumper in mid-leap! And to his surprise discovers that the jumper is none other than the Toad...of Brotherhood of Evil Mutants fame! The Toad is down of his luck, but suddenly thinks a partnership with Spider-Man would turn his life around! However the Toad's plan draws the ire of the Frog-Man and the Spider-Kid! They want to be the wall-crawler's partner too! What a group of misfits! Can Spider-Man gracefully bow out of this mess? Cameo appearance by the Black Cat. 32 pages. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #267
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 267
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2129162007

    "The Commuter Cometh!" Script by Peter David. Art by Bob McLeod. Cover by Mark Bright and Kyle Baker. The Amazing Spider-Man leaves the big city and travels to the suburbs to catch a robber! But once the web-slinger arrives in Scarsdale, he discovers that suburban life is nothing like his daily life in New York City! Out in suburbia there aren't any tall buildings for web-swinging or rooftops to leap over! So Spidey has to travel by foot and avoid the neighborhood watch patrol! Fortunately the proportionate speed, strength, and agility of a spider play just as well in the 'burbs as they do in Manhattan! And the web-slinger eventually gets his man! Cameo appearances by the Human Torch and Matt Murdock. (Note: Spider-Man wears both of his costumes in this issue -- first the black one and then the traditional red and blue.) Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #268
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 268
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2116150012
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    • Label #2094376019
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks; Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0052004018

    "This Gold is Mine!" Secret Wars II crossover. Part 2 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by John Byrne. Story continues from Web of Spider-Man 6. In incredible fashion the Beyonder turned Power Man and Iron Fist's office building into gold! Everyone will be rich! But hold on...the world's financial markets will collapse with tons of gold dumped into the global economy! So it's the federal government to the rescue! Under the wall-crawler's watchful eye, the military transports the gold to the west side docks and loads it on cargo ships bound for the Great Puerto Rican trench! However the Kingpin of Crime wants his cut of the gold! So the Arranger and his henchmen hijack one of the ships! Will Spider-Man make the big city pirates walk the plank? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Ned Leeds, Joe Robertson, and Firelord. (Notes: The cover of this issue can be paired with the cover of Web of Spider-Man 6 to form a complete image of the office building turned into gold. Avengers 258 offers a preview of the web-slinger's upcoming battle vs. Firelord. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Tales 278.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #269
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 269

    "Burn, Spider, Burn!" Guest-starring Firelord. Part 1 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. Firelord walks the Earth! And the former herald of Galactus is stirring up trouble in the Big Apple! On his way home from dinner at Aunt May's, the wondrous wall-crawler intercepts the cosmic-powered herald near the East River! However the web-slinger quickly realizes that he needs help from the Avengers or the Fantastic Four! Unable to locate either super team, the wall-crawler thinks about escaping Firelord by simply changing into his civilian clothes! But that course of action would be shirking his responsibility! So it's up to one hero to stop Firelord: the Amazing Spider-Man! (Notes: Firelord previously appeared in Thor 306. This two-part story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 279 & 280.) 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #270
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 270

    "The Hero and the Holocaust!" Guest-starring Firelord. Part 2 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Bob McLeod. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. In non-stop action Firelord and the Spectacular Spider-Man battle from cover to cover across Manhattan…until only one man is left standing! Wow! Can the amazing one go toe-to-toe with the former herald of Galactus? This may be the wall-crawler's finest hour…or perhaps his final one! A fabulous fight! Cameo appearances by the Avengers, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Captain America, Hercules, Starfox, and the Wasp. (Notes: Firelord appears next in Avengers 258. The Frenz-Rubinstein cover is a swipe of Neal Adams and Tom Palmer's classic Avengers 96 cover.) 32 pages Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #271
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 271
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    "Whatever Happened to Crusher Hogan?" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. The web-slinger's epic encounter with Firelord is over. And now it's time to get back to old friends and old acquaintances...including one from way back in Amazing Fantasy 15! Crusher Hogan is down on his luck and working as a janitor at a local gymnasium. But thanks to a twist of fate, crusher and the amazing one are reunited again! And this time the duo will fight as friends instead of adversaries vs. the menace called Manslaughter! A feel good story! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Roderick Kingsley, Ned Leeds, Betty Brant Leeds, and Lance Bannon. (Notes: This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 281.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.65.