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Spider-Man comic books issue 97

  • Issue #97
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 97
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    This classic issue is the second of three that were not approved by the Comics Code Authority because of the (anti-)drug themed story. (See notes on issue 96 for more information.) Cover art by John Romita. "In the Grip of the Goblin!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia and John Romita (pages 7, 15, 16, and 19, credited as "Artist Emeritus"); Norman Osborn's Green Goblin identity has returned, and Spider-Man has stumbled across him; After a quick battle across the city, the Goblin escape, vowing to strike back at Spidey; Changing back to his civilian identity, Peter stresses over the damage the Goblin can cause now that he remembers Peter's real identity; Returning home, he finds Harry who is stressed out over his studies and over the turbulence in his relationship with Mary Jane; Peter discovers that Harry has been popping pills. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #78 and #191. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #97
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 97

    "Hermit-Age!" Script by Al Milgrom. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. It's an unusual tale as an advertising executive, Timothy Quail, is forced to help a local crime boss plot his criminal activities. Poor Timothy just wants to be left alone. Can the web-slinger help him? Also in this issue, Spider-Man confronts the Black Cat about her bad luck powers and her connection to the Kingpin. Cameo appearances by the Kingpin, Mr. Fantastic, the Human Torch and the alien symbiote. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #97
    Spider-Man (1990) 97

    "Let the Heavens Tremble at the Power of the Goblin!" The Final Chapter Part 2 of 4. Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Scott Hanna. Cover by John Byrne. Story continues from Amazing Spider-Man 441. After learning that his daughter might be alive, the wondrous wall-crawler rushes to Norman Osborn's upstate hunting lodge! But to get inside the fortified estate, the web-slinger must do battle once again with his long-time foe... the Green Goblin! However the goblin is now super-charged after receiving the gift of Power at the Gathering! But Spider-Man doesn't care! He will not be stopped! What shocking secret awaits Aunt May's nephew inside the goblin's lair? Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man 263. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Jill Stacy, and May Parker. (Notes: This issue features a gatefold cover recapping the events of last issue. The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 202,975; average paid circulation 108,050.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #97
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) 97
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    "Opening Volley" Part 1 of 4. Script by Terry Kavanagh. Pencils by Alex Saviuk and Derek Yaniger. Inks by Joe Rubinstein and Derek Yaniger. Cover by Derek Yaniger. The Blood Rose is back! And he's doing what he does best…terrorizing the Kingpin's crime syndicate! In a bold move, the Blood Rose attacks the Fisk Tower and sets it on fire! The Amazing Spider-Man and Joe Robertson rush to the scene and find complete carnage inside! And of course find the Blood Rose inside too…still firing away at anything that moves! Meanwhile on a Caribbean Island, a beleaguered man closely resembling Richard Fisk washes ashore. First appearance of Nightwatch (aka Dr. Kevin Trench). Cameo appearances by the Foreigner, Alfredo Morelli, and Peter Parker's (robot) parents. (Notes: This issue begins the four-part My Enemy's Enemy storyline. The Blood Rose previously appeared in Web of Spider-Man 89. This issue includes a full-page cover preview for Web of Spider-Man 98.) 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #97
    Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) 97

    Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY "THE CLONE SAGA" PART 1 (OF 8). As Peter tries to sort out his relationship with the X-Men's Kitty Pryde?and continue his friendship with Mary Jane?a mall-food-court lunch turns into a free-for-all as Peter and MJ are interrupted by the debut of...the Ultimate Scorpion! But who is the Scorpion?and what sinister conspiracy is threatening Spider-Man's very existence? The clues have been laid over the past 96 issues...and it all starts to come together here, as we begin the most shocking, most mind-blowing Spider-Man story ever published! And we start with what's sure to be one of the most talked-about last page of the year! (And no, it isn't Aunt May as a centerfold.) 32 PGS./Rated A Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #97
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 97

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    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price."Hermit-Age!" Script by Al Milgrom. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. It's an unusual tale as an advertising executive, Timothy Quail, is forced to help a local crime boss plot his criminal activities. Poor Timothy just wants to be left alone. Can the web-slinger help him? Also in this issue, Spider-Man confronts the Black Cat about her bad luck powers and her connection to the Kingpin. Cameo appearances by the Kingpin, Mr. Fantastic, the Human Torch and the alien symbiote. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #97MJ
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 97MJ

    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. "Hermit-Age!" Script by Al Milgrom. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. It's an unusual tale as an advertising executive, Timothy Quail, is forced to help a local crime boss plot his criminal activities. Poor Timothy just wants to be left alone. Can the web-slinger help him? Also in this issue, Spider-Man confronts the Black Cat about her bad luck powers and her connection to the Kingpin. Cameo appearances by the Kingpin, Mr. Fantastic, the Human Torch and the alien symbiote. 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #97MJ
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Mark Jewelers 97MJ

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    Mark Jeweler Advertisement Insert Variant. This classic issue is the second of three that were not approved by the Comics Code Authority because of the (anti-)drug themed story. (See notes on issue 96 for more information.) The Green Goblin tries to get his mitts on Spidey in "In the Grip of the Goblin." Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. John Romita Sr. cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 78 and 191. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #97
    Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973 UK) 97
  • Issue #97UK
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) UK Edition 97UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 1/- cover price. This classic issue is the second of three that were not approved by the Comics Code Authority because of the (anti-)drug themed story. (See notes on issue 96 for more information.) Cover art by John Romita. "In the Grip of the Goblin!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia and John Romita (pages 7, 15, 16, and 19, credited as "Artist Emeritus"); Norman Osborn's Green Goblin identity has returned, and Spider-Man has stumbled across him; After a quick battle across the city, the Goblin escape, vowing to strike back at Spidey; Changing back to his civilian identity, Peter stresses over the damage the Goblin can cause now that he remembers Peter's real identity; Returning home, he finds Harry who is stressed out over his studies and over the turbulence in his relationship with Mary Jane; Peter discovers that Harry has been popping pills. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #78 and #191. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #97NDS
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) National Diamond 97NDS
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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. This classic issue is the second of three that were not approved by the Comics Code Authority because of the (anti-)drug themed story. (See notes on issue 96 for more information.) The Green Goblin tries to get his mitts on Spidey in "In the Grip of the Goblin." Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. John Romita Sr. cover. Reprinted in Marvel Tales #78 and 191. Cover price $0.15.