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Spectacular Spider-Man comic books issue 78

  • Issue #78
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 78

    "The Long Goodbye!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. Peter Parker spends the day taking care of personal business in case he loses his upcoming fight with Dr. Octopus. He has lunch with old friends Flash Thompson and Harry Osborn, and then makes a special trip to Queens to visit Aunt May. Meanwhile back at the hospital, Captain DeWolff and her police officers are guarding the Black Cat until Spider-Man returns. With all the goodbyes said, the stage is now set for another great Spider-Man vs. Doc Ock showdown! Cameo appearances by the Punisher, Boomerang, and the Black Cat's mother (aka Lydia Hardy). (Notes: Due to Peter's decision in Amazing Spider-Man 243 to drop out of graduate school, this issue marks the final appearances of the ESU supporting cast (including Dr. Sloan and Marcy Kane) in the Spectacular Spider-Man title. The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 377,302; average paid circulation 172,262.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #78MJ
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 78MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Long Goodbye!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. Peter Parker spends the day taking care of personal business in case he loses his upcoming fight with Dr. Octopus. He has lunch with old friends Flash Thompson and Harry Osborn, and then makes a special trip to Queens to visit Aunt May. Meanwhile back at the hospital, Captain DeWolff and her police officers are guarding the Black Cat until Spider-Man returns. With all the goodbyes said, the stage is now set for another great Spider-Man vs. Doc Ock showdown! Cameo appearances by the Punisher, Boomerang, and the Black Cat's mother (aka Lydia Hardy). (Notes: Due to Peter's decision in Amazing Spider-Man 243 to drop out of graduate school, this issue marks the final appearances of the ESU supporting cast (including Dr. Sloan and Marcy Kane) in the Spectacular Spider-Man title. The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 377,302; average paid circulation 172,262.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #78
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 78

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "The Long Goodbye!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. Peter Parker spends the day taking care of personal business in case he loses his upcoming fight with Dr. Octopus. He has lunch with old friends Flash Thompson and Harry Osborn, and then makes a special trip to Queens to visit Aunt May. Meanwhile back at the hospital, Captain DeWolff and her police officers are guarding the Black Cat until Spider-Man returns. With all the goodbyes said, the stage is now set for another great Spider-Man vs. Doc Ock showdown! Cameo appearances by the Punisher, Boomerang, and the Black Cat's mother (aka Lydia Hardy). (Notes: Due to Peter's decision in Amazing Spider-Man 243 to drop out of graduate school, this issue marks the final appearances of the ESU supporting cast (including Dr. Sloan and Marcy Kane) in the Spectacular Spider-Man title. Cover price $0.75.