Peter Parker Spider-Man comic books issue 9
"Like a Tiger in the Night!" Part 1 of 2. First color comic appearance of the White Tiger. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Mike Esposito (finishes). Cover by George Perez and Frank Giacoia. The Empire State University president is closing down the campus' night school, and the student body is very upset! The students want ESU to sell the prized Erskine Manuscripts to raise money. When the White Tiger apparently steals the manuscripts, tempers on campus reach a boiling point...and also set the White Tiger and the web-slinger on a collision course! Flashback cameos by Iron Fist, Jack of Hearts, Shang-Chi, the Prowler, and the Sons of the Tiger to recap the White Tiger's past adventures. (Notes: The White Tiger previously appeared in many issues of the black-and-white Deadly Hands of Kung Fu series. A 35-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.
cover by john romita jr. howard mackie/john romita jr./scott hanna ? THE SCOOP: Hes baaaaack! Its the return of Venom! ? THE STORY: The awful telephone calls continue?driving Mary Jane away from home?and from her husband, Peter Parker! It seems that MJ cant cope with real life, and this time even Peters amazing powers cant help her! And then, just when things couldnt get worse, Eddie Brock walks back into the Parkers life?and that means the fiendish foe named Venom cant be far behind! Or does it? Last we saw, the symbiote had split from its human host?so is something even more terrifying on the way?! Dont miss the shocking return of Spider-Mans arch-foe! ? THE CREATORS: Venom drawn by John Romita Jr.? Cooooool! FC$1.99" Cover price $2.99.