Amazing Spider-Man 1st series comic books issue 153
- CBCS Authentic Signature
- Paper: White
- Slab: Minor side edge crack
- Verified Sig: Len Wein.
- Label #8B15A6-001
"The Longest Hundred Yards!" Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. A group of criminals kidnap the young daughter of an ex-Empire State University (ESU) football star! The former jock turned scientist has developed a new crime-fighting computer that the underworld desperately wants! The dramatic exchange is set for the 50-yard line inside ESU's stadium! Will the wondrous wall-crawler come off the bench and save the day? It's 4th down and life to go! Appearances by Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Ned Leeds, and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: The letters page features an article by assistant editor Roger Slifer explaining (or explaining away) the discrepancies in the Jackal storyline. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Peter Parker and Aunt May. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 130.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.
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Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. It is believed these variants were distributed only in regions near U.S. military bases. "The Longest Hundred Yards!" Script by Len Wein, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. The letters page contains an essay by assistant editor Roger Slifer explaining (or explaining away) the discrepancies readers pointed out in the Jackal storyline that concluded in issue 149. Gil Kane cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 130. Cover price $0.25.