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Amazing Spider-Man 1st series comic books issue 253

  • Issue #253
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 253

    "By Myself Betrayed!" First appearance of the Rose. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Rick Leonardi. Inks by Bill Anderson. Cover by Rick Leonardi. It's the debut of a new underworld super-villain...the Rose! And as the web-slinger finds out...this rose has plenty of nasty thorns! The star quarterback of New York's football team is on the take! And when the Rose orders him to throw his upcoming playoff game, the QB fights back! But the Rose's thugs are coming on an all-out blitz! And without the wall-crawler's help, the quarterback will get sacked...permanently! Meanwhile, Peter tells his aunt that he has dropped out of graduate school. It does not go well...to say the least! Cameo appearances by Joe Robertson, Betty Brant Leeds, and Aunt May. (Notes: The Rose becomes a major adversary for Spider-Man over the next three years. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 267.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #253MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 253MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. First appearance of Rose in "By Myself Betrayed!" Script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Bill Anderson. Black Cat cameo. Spidey is still in his black costume. Leonardi cover. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #253
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 253

    Canadian edition with $0.75 cover price. "By Myself Betrayed!" First appearance of the Rose. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Rick Leonardi. Inks by Bill Anderson. Cover by Rick Leonardi. It's the debut of a new underworld super-villain...the Rose! And as the web-slinger finds out...this rose has plenty of nasty thorns! The star quarterback of New York's football team is on the take! And when the Rose orders him to throw his upcoming playoff game, the QB fights back! But the Rose's thugs are coming on an all-out blitz! And without the wall-crawler's help, the quarterback will get sacked...permanently! Meanwhile, Peter tells his aunt that he has dropped out of graduate school. It does not go well...to say the least! Cameo appearances by Joe Robertson, Betty Brant Leeds, and Aunt May. (Notes: The Rose becomes a major adversary for Spider-Man over the next three years. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 267.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.