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  • Issue #201
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 201
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    "Man-Hunt!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita and Bob McLeod. The action starts with a bang as the web-slinger catches a man falling out of a high-rise office building! When Spider-Man swings inside to investigate, he discovers the source of the problem: the Punisher! What has Frank Castle been up to since Spidey last saw him (in Amazing Spider-Man 175)? Oh, just business as usual...terrorizing the underworld! The following day to his surprise, the Punisher sees pictures of his penthouse gun battle in the Daily Globe! Credited to a photographer named Peter Parker! This troubles the Punisher! And that means trouble for Aunt May's nephew! War Journal Entry #519 is coming up next at a particular superhero's Chelsea apartment! Appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Dr. Marla Madison, Aunt May, and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: The Punisher previously appeared in Captain America 241. Mary Jane appears next in the classic Marvel Team-Up 79 where (as Red Sonja) she battles Kulan Gath alongside the web-slinger. This is one of Mary Jane's very few appearances between 1979 and 1983. She returns to the Amazing Spider-Man title in issue 238. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 218.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #202
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 202

    "One for Those Long Gone!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Joe Rubinstein. After surviving his nervous encounter with the Punisher, Peter Parker slips on his red and blue costume and joins the gun-toting vigilante's pursuit of the drug lords! Spider-Man wants to capture them. The Punisher wants to kill them. Something has got to give! Will the superhero or the anti-hero win the battle of wills? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Dr. Jonas Harrow. (Notes: Spider-Man and the Punisher tangle again in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 15. This issue includes a sideways full-page ad featuring Batroc the Leaper promoting Crazy Magazine. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 219.) 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #203
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 203

    "Bewitched, Bothered, and Be-Dazzled!" Guest-starring Dazzler. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by Keith Pollard. Inks by Mike Esposito and friends. Cover by Keith Pollard and Joe Rubinstein. On the streets of New York City, Marvel's new disco sensation meets the Amazing Spider-Man! But formal introductions will have to wait as the Lightmaster is in hot pursuit of Dazzler! Once the web-slinger's enemy possesses the mutant songstress, Spider-Man learns firsthand about Dazzler's brilliant powers! Can the wall-crawler turn out the light (master) and save his new friend? Second appearance of Dazzler. Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Harry Osborn, and Flash Thompson. (Notes: Spider-Man and Dazzler cross paths again in Marvel Team-Up 109. The Lightmaster previously appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 20. The first appearance of Dazzler took place in Uncanny X-Men 130. She appears next in Fantastic Four 217 and then in the first issue of her self-titled series: Dazzler (1981). This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 230.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #204
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 204

    "The Black Cat Always Lands on Her Feet!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard (layouts) and Pablo Marcos (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. The web-slinger's favorite feline is back! The Black Cat! Apparently she survived her fall at the end of Amazing Spider-Man 195 and has now developed a new interest in collecting (actually stealing) famous romantic artifacts! The location of her first heist will be Frank Lloyd Wrights architectural masterpiece: the Guggenheim Museum! But that will also be the site of her first reunion with the Spectacular Spider-Man! The (cat) fur is going to fly! Cameo appearances by Dr. Jonas Harrow, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Flash Thompson. (Notes: This issue completes Marv Wolfman's outstanding 2-year run as the writer of the Amazing Spider-Man title. This two-part story was reprinted in the trade paperback: Spider-Man vs. the Black Cat (2005).) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #205
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 205
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    "...In Love and War!" Part 2 of 2. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Keith Pollard. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. The crafty Black Cat continues to elude the wondrous wall-crawler! So far Felicia has collected two of the four romantic artifacts she seeks! However it will be much more difficult to grab the last two with a certain web-slinging superhero poised to stop her! At an east side estate, the cat steals her final prize! But the amazing one follows her home! Will Spider-Man and Felicia finally resolve their differences? A surprise ending with a tender hug! (Note: The Black Cat returns in Amazing Spider-Man 226.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #206
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 206
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    "A Method in His Madness!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Byrne (breakdowns) and Gene Day (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. For the past few weeks, the devious Dr. Jonas Harrow has tormented J. Jonah Jameson with his Mental Attitude Response Variator (MARV) ray! And after forcing the Daily Bugle's publisher to have a nervous breakdown, the twisted doctor turns his attention to the city editor: Joe Robertson! While blasting Robbie (from afar) with the MARV ray, Dr. Harrow decides to radiate the entire Bugle city room! But the mad scientist is not aware that Spider-Man's alter-ego has stopped by for a visit! One thing leads to another...and the web-slinger, Jonah, and Jonas rendezvous for a meeting of the minds! May the craziest man win! (Note: This is one of only three issues John Byrne penciled for the Amazing Spider-Man title (1st series): issues 189, 190, and 206.) Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #207
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 207

    "Mesmero's Revenge!" Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by Jim Mooney. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by Michael Netzer and Al Milgrom. Peter Parker and Debra Whitman attend a Broadway show! But instead of enjoying Mesmero's performance, the dating duo is turned off by his crude humor and rude treatment of guests! And apparently the entertainment critics at the Daily Globe and Daily Bugle agree! After Mesmero reads the terrible reviews of his show, the X-Men's old foe decides to get revenge on his naysayers! And use the web-slinger as part of his plan! Will the machinations of Mesmero succeed? Or can the wall-crawler cancel his act? Last 40¢ issue. (Notes: Mesmero previously appeared in Uncanny X-Men 111 & 112. Denny O'Neil begins his 1-year run as the writer for the Amazing Spider-Man title.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #208
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 208

    "Fusion!" Plot by Jim Shooter and Mark Gruenwald. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (layouts), Al Milgrom (finishes), and Brett Breeding (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. A freak atomic accident creates a new adversary for the Spectacular Spider-Man! Fusion...the twin terror! The little dynamo is wreaking havoc through New York City and charting a course for the Indian Point nuclear power plant across the Hudson! Now the wall-crawler did not study nuclear physics at Empire State University, but he does know that the key to stopping Fusion...is fission! Can your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man divide and conquer the glowing twin terror? First appearance of Lance Bannon. Cameo appearances by Aunt May and Anna Watson. First 50¢ issue. (Note: This issue features John Romita Jr.'s first artwork on the Amazing Spider-Man (1st) series.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #209
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 209
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    "To Salvage My Honor!" First appearance of Calypso. Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by Alan Weiss. Inks by Klaus Janson, Bob McLeod, Joe Rubinstein, Bob Wiacek, and Al Milgrom. Cover by Alan Weiss. The specter of Spider-Man still haunts Kraven the Hunter! But Kraven's new accomplice, Calypso, has a plan to change that! While delivering a herd of exotic animals to the city, Calypso releases them to run wild in the streets! And then blames the web-slinger for setting them free! After Kraven subdues the loose animals, he vows to make the wall-crawler pay for this (alleged) indignity! And the next evening at the Museum of Natural History, the Amazing Spider-Man and Kraven the Hunter clash again! The survival of the fittest! Cameo appearance by Spider-Woman. (Note: Kraven and Calypso appear next in Spectacular Spider-Man 65.) 32 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #210
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 210
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    "The Prophecy of Madame Web!" First appearance of Madame Web. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. Masked gunmen barge into the board room of the Daily Globe and kidnap its publisher K.J. Clayton! Fortunately though, the web-slinger is nearby and gives chase! The wall-crawler doesn't catch the criminals, but he does catch a clue! A mysterious clairvoyant called Madame Web is somehow connected to the victim! After befriending the aging soothsayer and heeding her advice, Spider-Man rushes off to the rescue! Can the web-slinger find the missing publisher and get the Daily Globe back in circulation? Cameo appearance by J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: Peter Parker ends his employment with the Daily Globe. Madame Web appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 216. John Romita Jr. begins his three-and-a-half year run as the penciler of the Amazing Spider-Man title.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #211
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 211

    "The Spider and Sea-Scourge!" Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. As a favor to Debra Whitman, the web-slinger accompanies her uncle's cargo ship on a perilous Atlantic Ocean voyage! Why is the trip dangerous? Because of past hostilities between the shipping company and the Avenging Son! Wait a minute, does the wall-crawler know this? So much for good intentions, it's time to get ready for a battle on the high seas! The Amazing Spider-Man vs. the Sub-Mariner! (Notes: The wall-crawler and Prince Namor previously clashed in Marvel Team-Up 14 and Sub-Mariner (1st series) 69. The credits for this issue are not listed inside.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #212
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 212
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    "The Coming of Hydroman!" First appearance of Hydro-Man. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. The adventure with the Sub-Mariner is over! And now the cargo ship with the wall-crawling escort heads back into port. But before the vessel can dock, a bizarre accident sends a crewmember tumbling overboard near an experimental undersea generator! And instantly a new super-villain is born...Hydro-Man! Shortly thereafter Morrie Bench (aka Hydro-Man) starts settling scores with old enemies across the city! And Spider-Man is on his list! At high noon atop an NYC office building, Hydro-Man tries to drown the web-slinger! Does the amazing one need a life jacket? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Joe Robertson. (Notes: Hydro-Man returns in Amazing Spider-Man 217. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring Captain America and Nick Fury vs. the Trapster.) Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #213
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 213

    "All They Want To Do Is Kill You, Spider-Man" Part 1 of 3. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. The forces of evil are gathering! And the plot begins with a prison break at Rykers Island! A mysterious villainess breaks the Wizard out of maximum security! Why? Because she wants deadly revenge against her hated enemy and Spider-Man too! The Wingless Wizard kicks off the attack by dispatching a spider robot to the World Trade Center to engage the web-slinger! After that doesn't work, he switches to plan B: set Peter Parker's apartment building on fire! Wow, this is getting very serious...and very personal! Cameo appearance by J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: The Wizard previously appeared in Fantastic Four 218. This issue includes a full-page ad (with art by Frank Miller) for the Doctor Strange 2nd series. At one time Roger Stern and Frank Miller were going to team up on the title; however, another artist ended up penciling the series.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #214
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 214

    "Then Shall We Both Be Betrayed!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. After torching Peter Parker's Chelsea apartment, the Wizard and Llyra go back to Ryker's Island and free the Sandman and the Trapster! And just like that the Frightful Four is together again! Meanwhile in midtown, a tired web-slinger (and his fellow tenants) check into a nice hotel following their narrow escape from their burning building last issue. But out of the blue the Sub-Mariner smashes into one of the adjoining rooms and threatens Peter's attractive neighbor! Aunt May's nephew is furious! Are Spider-Man and the Avenging Son going to throw down again? Why yes they are! And the winner gets...the Frightful Four! (Notes: Llyra previously appeared in Sub-Mariner (1st series) 50. This issue includes a bizarre full-page parody of the cover to the classic Uncanny X-Men 142 (by Jim Salicrup and Terry Austin). The Sentinel on the cover says: "Hi kids! We're back again! And we've killed all the X-Men! Really! 'Cept Kitty, and she's real small." It's believed that Amazing Spider-Man 214 was the only issue that featured this special advertisement.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #215
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 215
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    "By My Powers Shall I Be Vanquished!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. In a diabolical twist of fate, the Wizard transfers Spider-Man's spider-sense into the mind of the Sub-Mariner! The web-slinger's sudden loss and Prince Namor's sudden gain make them easy prey for the Frightful Four! After taking a beating, the two heroes go their separate ways to lick their wounds! Hours later they rendezvous at the Baxter Building to reverse the Wizard's experiment! And then it's time for payback! The Spectacular Spider-Man and the Avenging Son vs. the Frightful Four! Imperious Rex! A terrific three-part story! Cameo appearances by the Invisible Girl, Mr. Fantastic, and the Thing. (Notes: This O'Neil-Romita Jr.-Mooney collaboration is the signature Spider-Man & Sub-Mariner team-up of the bronze age. This issue includes a 3/4 page ad (by Frank Miller) for the Doctor Strange 2nd series; however, another artist ended up penciling the title. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #216
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 216
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    "Marathon" Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. It's time for the annual New York City marathon! And this year's race has a special guardian angel...the Amazing Spider-Man! After the web-slinger hears about a possible assassination attempt during the event, he decides to follow the race for the full 26 miles! But there are over 15,000 runners participating! How will Spidey know who is the intended target? Enter Madame Web! With help from his clairvoyant friend, the wall-crawler zeroes in on the sniper; while the runners zero in on the finish line! Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Nathan Lubensky, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: Madame Web appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 229. This issue includes a full-page ad for the first issue of the Dazzler series.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #217
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 217
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    "Here's Mud in Your Eye!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. At a shady west side bar, two super-villains bump into each other! The Sandman and Hydro-Man! Initially they fight one another over the affections of a sleazy barmaid, but eventually the duo decides to go after their mutual enemy...the wondrous wall-crawler! Typically sand and water is not a flammable mixture, but in this case it could be a lethal combination for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #218
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 218

    "Eye of the Beholder!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Jim Mooney and Al Milgrom. Cover by Frank Miller. In an incredible turn of events, Hydro-Man and the Sandman have merged into a giant mud creature! And now several days later the mud-thing makes its Broadway debut with its girlfriend Sadie Frickett! Even the web-slinger isn't sure what to make of all this! But when the water and sand behemoth goes on a rampage, the spectacular one must bring down the curtain on the whole muddy mess! Cameo appearances by Matt Murdock, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: The Sandman returns in Marvel Two-in-One 86 and tries to become one of the good guys. This issue includes a full-page ad for Marvel Treasury Edition 28: Superman and Spider-Man vs. Doctor Doom and the Parasite.) Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #219
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 219
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    "Peter Parker--Criminal!" Guest-starring Matt Murdock (aka Daredevil). Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by Luke McDonnell. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Frank Miller. Peter Parker infiltrates Ryker's Island prison to investigate why so many super-criminals have escaped recently! However once Aunt May's nephew slips inside, the Grey Gargoyle and Jonas Harrow turn the tables on the daring photographer! And suddenly Spider-Man's alter ego ends up behind bars! What a revolting development! But thanks to a superb legal defense by the Man Without Fear, the web-slinger gets a chance to clear his name! Can the wall-crawler unearth the evidence to exonerate Peter Parker? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Aunt May. (Notes: This cover is among a trio of Marvel covers in the early 1980's that featured super-heroes behind bars. See Avengers 224 and Captain America 260 also.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #220
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 220
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    "A Coffin for Spider-Man!" Guest-starring Moon Knight. Script by Michael Fleisher. Art by Bob McLeod. Cover by Bob Layton. A crime wave is sweeping across New York City! And the leader of the outbreak is Moon Knight! Hold on, isn't the knight one of the heroes in this town? That's what the web-slinger thought! At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Spider-Man interrupts Moon Knight's next heist! But then he helps his lunar adversary escape! Is the wall-crawler joining or stopping the (crime) wave? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Frenchie. Second story: "The Nursing Home Caper" Script by Mike W. Barr. Art by Win Mortimer. With quick thinking Aunt May stops a robbery at her nursing home. Cameo appearances by Anna Watson and Spider-Man. (Note: The web-slinger and Moon Knight previously met in Spectacular Spider-Man 22 & 23 and Marvel Team-Up Annual 4.) 32 pages. 50 cent cover price. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #221
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 221

    "Blues for Lonesome Pinky!" Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by Alan Kupperberg. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Bob Wiacek. At a shady dive in Brooklyn, one of Peter Parker's friends and one of Spider-Man's enemies cross paths under surprising circumstances! Tonight Lonesome Pinky makes his singing debut at the rundown nightclub! And like a good neighbor, Peter attends to support his friend! But Ramrod plans to use this evening to take revenge on the bar owner... by poisoning all of the patrons! When the wall-crawler realizes what's going on, he enlists Pinky's aid to calm the crowd! And that leaves the menacing cyborg to the Amazing Spider-Man! Can the web-slinger throttle down Ramrod? Cameo appearance by Debra Whitman. (Note: Spider-Man previously battled Ramrod in Daredevil 103.) 32 pages. 50 cent cover price. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #222
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 222

    "Faster than the Eye!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Bob Hall. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Walt Simonson. The new and improved Speed Demon is on the loose! And robbing various department stores left and right! But when the lightning-fast villain brags about hitting the Bloomingdale's next, your friendly neighborhood web-slinger decides to go shopping! After the Speed Demon cruises through the display counters and merchandise racks, he encounters a wall-crawling roadblock! Will the Speed Demon run through the express checkout? Or will Spider-Man cancel his order? A fun story! Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Lance Bannon. Flashback cameos by the Grandmaster, Thor, Goliath, and Captain America. (Notes: The Speed Demon previously appeared in Avengers Annual 8 (as the Whizzer of the Squadron Sinister). He returns in Marvel Team-Up 121. Ed Hannigan provided the cover sketch.) 32 pages. 50 cent cover price. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #223
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 223

    "Night of the Ape!" Plot by Denny O'Neil. Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Al Milgrom. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. A quiet night on the Empire State University campus is interrupted by the sudden appearance of the Red Ghost and the Super Apes! Why is the Soviet super-villain visiting the library? Apparently to acquire a special treatise on cosmic radiation! However the web-slinger and his friend, Roger Hochberg, temporarily stop the ghost's quest for knowledge! But the next day the ghost and his gorillas return to the campus to grab Roger! And once again Spider-Man is there! Is the wall-crawler ready for round two in a barrel of monkeys? Cameo appearance by J. Jonah Jameson. Last 50¢ issue. (Note: The Red Ghost previously appeared in Fantastic Four 197 and challenges the web-slinger again in Amazing Spider-Man 255.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #224
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 224

    "Let Fly These Aged Wings!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. Adrian Toomes (aka the Vulture) is down on his luck as he shows up for his first physical therapy session at Bellevue hospital. Fortunately for Adrian though, Nathan Lubensky is in the exercise room to provide motivation for the aging super-villain to go on living! But talk about the law of unintended consequences! The rejuvenated Vulture decides to embark on a new criminal endeavor! And also move into Restwell Nursing Home with Nathan and Aunt May! However a few days later when Aunt May's nephew stops by for a visit...the feathers start flying! Spider-Man vs. the Vulture with an elderly audience looking on! Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Joe Robertson. First 60¢ issue. (Notes: This issue begins the classic Stern-Romita Jr. run on the Amazing Spider-Man title (thru issue 250). From this point forward, the continuity among the three Spider-Man titles tightens considerably. The Vulture returns in Amazing Spider-Man 240.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #225
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 225
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    "Fools...Like Us!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Bob Wiacek. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Frank Giacoia. The man who does not suffer fools gladly...stalks Empire State University! And his first target is the Dean of Admissions! However a certain wall-crawling graduate student intercepts the Foolkiller at the Registrar's Office! After a brief struggle, the deranged vigilante escapes into the subway system! But the next afternoon he returns to campus to eliminate the foolish mailroom employees! In the nick of time though, the Spectacular Spider-Man swings into action; and the final duel with the Foolkiller is set! Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on Spidey! A top-notch story! Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Debra Whitman. Flashback cameos by Hellcat and the Valkyrie to recap the Foolkiller's prior appearance in Defenders 74 & 75. (Notes: After appearing in Captain America 319, the Foolkiller returns in his self-titled Limited Series (1990). This issue includes a full-page ad for Dungeons & Dragons with art by Bill Willingham. The letters page previews the cover to next month's issue featuring the Black Cat. This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 1.) 32 pages. 50 cent cover price. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #226
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    "But the Cat Came Back" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. Because the fans demanded her, the Black Cat is back! And flirting and fighting with the web-slinger all over again! After Felicia escapes from the psychiatric hospital, she resumes her high-dollar heists! But soon realizes that it's not as much fun without Spider-Man chasing her! So the cat burglar extraordinaire arranges an evening rendezvous with her favorite wall-crawler at their first date location (from Amazing Spider-Man 194). Will the enchanting cat mesmerize the Spectacular Spider-Man once more? Or can the web-slinger resist her feline charms? An excellent issue! Cameo appearances by the Foolkiller and Captain Jean DeWolff. (Notes: This was a highly anticipated issue for fans of the wall-crawler; and Stern & Romita Jr. did not disappoint. The Black Cat previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 205. This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 2 and also in the trade paperback: Spider-Man vs. the Black Cat (2005). The back cover features a full-page ad for Dungeons & Dragons with art by Bill Willingham.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #227
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 227
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    "Goin' Straight!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Frank Giacoia. The Black Cat agrees to give up her life of crime and go straight! But can Spider-Man trust her? Alas, the folly of a young web-slinger. When Felicia decides to pull one last caper, there's only one person that can stop her: the Amazing Spider-Man! With his heart breaking, the wall-crawler chases the cat from midtown to the eastside docks! At the river's murky edge, the web-slinger finally catches Felicia. Will he turn her in...or let her go? It's a no-win situation for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Appearances by Captain Jean DeWolff, Debra Whitman, and Marcy Kane. Flashback cameos by Gwen Stacy and Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: The Black Cat returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 74. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring Captain America and Nick Fury vs. the Trapster. The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 554,248; average paid circulation: 242,781.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #228
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 228
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    Murder by Spider" Script by Jan Strnad. Pencils by Rick Leonardi. Inks by Dave Simons. Cover by Mike Nasser and Joe Rubinstein. Its a strange tale of murder-for-hire and murder-by-spider! A greedy researcher designs special jewelry that whips spiders into a killing frenzy! And he sells them to the highest bidder...who in turn gives the unique trinkets to someone they want dead! The electronic signal in the jewels attracts the spiders (and Spider-Man) to the intended victim! Can the web-slinger cancel this lethal research project before it grows any more legs? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Joe Robertson. 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #229
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 229
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    Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. One of the classic Spider-Man stories of the bronze age! Black Tom Cassidy is tired of losing to the X-Men and thinks that having Madame Webs powers on his side would reverse his fortune! So he sends his indestructible friend to grab her! But Madame Web foresees the danger and calls her wall-crawling friend to save her! And in the middle of Manhattan, the Amazing Spider-Man meets the Juggernaut...for the life of Madame Web! This may become one of the web-slingers greatest victories...or one of his bitterest defeats. A two-part masterpiece! Cameo appearances by Wong, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and Betty Brant Leeds. (Notes: The Juggernaut previously appeared in Spider-Woman 38. Betty Brant was last seen in Amazing Spider-Man 197. This story was reprinted in 1989 in the trade paperback: The Sensational Spider-Man -- Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut; and also in Spider-Man Megazine 3.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #230
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 230
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    To Fight the Unbeatable Foe!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. The Spectacular Spider-Man and the Juggernaut battle from cover to cover across New York City! The web-slinger is furious after the Juggernaut ripped Madame Web out of her life support chair last issue! And with his clairvoyant friend now lying in a coma, the fighting mad wall-crawler vows to do whatever it takes to defeat his invincible foe! Spider-Man throws steel girders, wrecking balls, gasoline trucks, and the proverbial kitchen sink at the Juggernaut! But nothing works! Is there any way to stop the indestructible brute? Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will find it or die trying! (Notes: The Juggernaut returns in Uncanny X-Men 183. He clashes with the wall-crawler again in Marvel Team-Up 150. Madame Web appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 239.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #231
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 231
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    Caught in the Act..." Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. All roads lead to Maxies Bar for a pow-wow with the notorious underworld informant Nose Norton! Four people wanting to shake down the Nose gather outside this shady west side dive: Ned Leeds, Marla Madison, Spider-Man, and the Cobra! And as expected a major fracas breaks out! But Spidey isnt overly concerned because hes beaten the Cobra before (and most recently in Spectacular Spider-Man 46). However unbeknownst to the amazing one, someone else is also on the way to Maxies Bar! Someone the web-slinger has never met. Unfortunately its not Doctor Jekyll...its Mister Hyde! Wow! Things are about to get real next issue! Appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Betty Brant Leeds. Cameo by Mister Hyde. Flashback cameo by Captain America. (Notes: This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 4.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #232
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 232
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    "Hyde...in Plain Sight!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. The web-slinger's plan to turn the Cobra over to the authorities has hit a snag! And what a big snag it is! Mister Hyde! The savage super-villain wants his former partner...in one piece or two! And if he has to break Spider-Man in half to accomplish his psychotic goal...so be it! In spectacular fashion, Mr. Hyde and the wall-crawler wage a ferocious battle until only one man is left standing! A fabulous fight! Cameo appearances by Ned Leeds, Dr. Marla Madison, and Debra Whitman. (Notes: Mr. Hyde previously appeared in Captain America 252 and returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 88. This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 4. The back cover features a Megaforce ad drawn by William Stout.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #233
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 233
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    "Where the @¢%# is Nose Norton?" Part 1 of 4. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. J. Jonah Jameson puts out an A.P.B. on Nose Norton! The underworld informant that was supposed to give the Daily Bugle key info for its exposé on the Brand Corporation! But Jolly Jonah isn't the only one that wants the Nose! So do Peter Parker, Ben Urich, and the Tarantula! On the Staten Island waterfront, all concerned parties come together! And Spider-Man and the Tarantula tangle again...for the Nose! Cameo appearances by Joe Robertson and Ned Leeds. (Notes: The Tarantula previously appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 3. This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 5.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #234
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 234
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    "Now Shall Will-O'-the-Wisp Have His Revenge!" Part 2 of 4. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Dan Green (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. Nose Norton is in the hospital; the Tarantula is severely wounded; and the web-slinger appears to have everything under control. But suddenly a wildcard enters the equation! Will-O'-the-Wisp! The Wisp wants revenge on the Brand Corporation! And the ghost-like villain begins his reprisal by destroying Brand's Boston facility! Meanwhile Aunt May's nephew infiltrates Brand's Queens facility to see what is happening there! And the amazing one gets an eyeful! The Brand Corp is trying to turn the Tarantula into a spider-man! The wall-crawler doesn't like that! And neither does Will-O'-the-Wisp! Cameo appearances by Joe Robertson, Ned Leeds, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: This issue features a 16-page insert titled: "The Marvel Guide to Collecting Comics." Script by Mark Burbey. Cover illustration by Walt Simonson. Will-O'-the-Wisp previously appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man 57.) 48 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #235
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 235
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    "Look Out There's a Monster Coming!" Part 3 of 4. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. At the Brand Corporation's Queens facility, a horrible accident changes the Tarantula into an eight-legged freak! And the grotesque creature immediately lashes out at everyone in sight including your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! But once Will-O'-the-Wisp and the Tarantula plunge into Jamaica Bay, the crisis looks to be over. Later that evening the web-slinger pays a visit to the home of the Brand Corp's executive director! Spidey is looking for evidence! However he finds...the Wisp and the Tarantula! The old gang is getting back together again! Origin of Will-O'-the-Wisp. Cameo appearances by Joe Robertson, Ned Leeds, and J. Jonah Jameson. Flashback cameos by Thor, Hawkeye, Iron-Man, and the Thing to recap the Brand Corporation's past criminal exploits. (Note: This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 6.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #236
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 236
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    "Death Knell!" Part 4 of 4. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Frank Giacoia. The web-slinger, Tarantula, and Will-O'-the-Wisp battle from cover to cover across Manhattan...for the life of the Brand Corp's executive director! The four men involved will share a soul-changing experience, but only three will live to talk about it. A gruesome ending for all. Final appearance of the (first) Tarantula. Cameo appearance by Joe Robertson. (Notes: The Will-O'-the-Wisp appears next in Web of Spider-Man 50. The letters page includes a letter from comics artist Evan Dorkin. This story was reprinted in Spider-Man Megazine 6.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #237
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 237

    "High & Mighty!" Plot by Roger Stern. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Bob Hall (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover design by Ed Hannigan. The original Stilt-Man is down on his luck and desperately wants to reverse his fortune! So he decides to challenge the only superhero he has ever beaten...Spider-Man! After breaking into Cordco's R&D laboratory and improving his battlesuit, the Stilt-Man surprisingly gets his chance! The web-slinger just happens to be in the neighborhood! Will the Stilt-Man remain undefeated against the wall-crawler? Or can Spidey even the score? (Notes: The Stilt-Man previously appeared in Daredevil 186. The letters page contains a preview of the cover to Amazing Spider-Man 238 (depicting the Hobgoblin). This issue includes a full-page ad featuring the Hulk and the Magic Snake Puzzle.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #238A
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 238A
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    IMPORTANT: Issue 238A HAS the Lakeside Skin Tattooz insert. First appearance of the Hobgoblin in "Shadow of Evils Past!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and John Romita Sr. (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and John Romita Sr. One of the landmark issues of the Amazing Spider-Man! And the beginning of the long secret identity mystery of the Hobgoblin! After escaping from the web-slinger, a bank robber stumbles upon an underground hideout of the (deceased) Green Goblin! Not knowing what to do with his discovery, the small-time hood shows the secret lair to an underworld associate! Unfortunately for the wondrous wall-crawler, the devious associate knows exactly what to do: resurrect the Green Goblin...with a twist! And a short time later a new super-villain is born! The Hobgoblin! Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. Flashback cameo by Norman Osborn (aka the Green Goblin). (Notes: The secret identity of the original Hobgoblin takes many twists and turns over the next decade. Who actually operates as the Hobgoblin in this issue is revealed in the Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives (1997) Limited Series (written by Roger Stern). This issue was reprinted in Marvel Tales 257 and also in the 1992 trade paperback: the Amazing Spider-Man -- Origin of the Hobgoblin.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #238B
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 238B
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    IMPORTANT: Issue 238B DOES NOT come with Lakeside Skin Tattooz (insert may be present, but tattoo is missing either way). First appearance of the Hobgoblin in "Shadow of Evils Past!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and John Romita Sr. (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and John Romita Sr. One of the landmark issues of the Amazing Spider-Man! And the beginning of the long secret identity mystery of the Hobgoblin! After escaping from the web-slinger, a bank robber stumbles upon an underground hideout of the (deceased) Green Goblin! Not knowing what to do with his discovery, the small-time hood shows the secret lair to an underworld associate! Unfortunately for the wondrous wall-crawler, the devious associate knows exactly what to do: resurrect the Green Goblin...with a twist! And a short time later a new super-villain is born! The Hobgoblin! Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. Flashback cameo by Norman Osborn (aka the Green Goblin). (Notes: The secret identity of the original Hobgoblin takes many twists and turns over the next decade. Who actually operates as the Hobgoblin in this issue is revealed in the Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives (1997) Limited Series (written by Roger Stern). This issue was reprinted in Marvel Tales 257 and also in the 1992 trade paperback: the Amazing Spider-Man -- Origin of the Hobgoblin.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #239
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 239
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
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    "Now Strikes the Hobgoblin!" Second appearance of the Hobgoblin. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Milgrom. It's the first fight between the Hobgoblin and the Amazing Spider-Man! And the all-out action begins after the web-slinger bumps into the new goblin at one of Norman Osborn's old hideouts! Spidey is very familiar with the goblin's bag of tricks! But the overmatched Hobgoblin doesn't have any idea about the wall-crawler's speed, strength, and agility! Is the Hobgoblin's criminal career going to be over before it even starts? An outstanding issue! Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn, Madame Web, Captain DeWolff, and the Black Cat. (Notes: The Hobgoblin returns in Amazing Spider-Man 244. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Tales 258.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #240
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 240

    "Wings of Vengeance!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Bob Layton. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Bob Layton. The vindictive Vulture comes out of retirement to settle an old score! The elderly bird leaves his cushy Arizona nest and flies back to New York City! But returning to the Big Apple could bring the Vulture into conflict with his long-time wall-crawling foe! However the old super-villain doesn't care! He just wants revenge against his former business partner! Can the Vulture swoop into town and avoid a showdown with the web-slinger? Probably not! Cameo appearance by Aunt May. Flashback cameos by the Black Cat, Doctor Octopus, Gladiator, Hobgoblin, and the Owl. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 513,585; average paid circulation: 240,683.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #241
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 241
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    "In the Beginning" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Terry Austin. After clashing at the New York Coliseum, the Amazing Spider-Man pursues the Vulture to Staten Island! The cagey old bird has kidnapped his former business partner and taken refuge in a farmhouse (previously used as a hideaway)! The Vulture thinks he's given Spidey the slip! But instead he's given the web-slinger a chance to clip his aged wings! It's another titanic tussle between the Vulture and your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Origin of the Vulture. Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. (Note: The Vulture returns in Web of Spider-Man 3.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #242
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 242
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    "Confrontations!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Kevin Dzuban (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Terry Austin. Many things weigh heavily on the mind of Peter Parker! His graduate studies, his personal finances, and the critical condition of the Black Cat! One day at a time Aunt May's nephew will try to solve his problems! Meanwhile in a prison cell in upstate New York, many things weigh heavily on the mind of the Mad Thinker! Specifically...what exactly is the web-slinger's "spider-sense" and how does it work? Per his typical modus operandi, the thinker sends an awesome android to investigate! And in precisely three hours, the awesome android makes contact with the Spectacular Spider-Man! Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. Flashback cameos by the Avengers, Fantastic Four, and the original X-Men to recap the Mad Thinker's battles against them. (Note: Elements of the plot from Marvel Team-Up 129 continue in this issue.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #243
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 243

    "Options!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Frank Giacoia (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and John Beatty. Finally! Mary Jane Watson is back! And what timing as the dazzling redhead walks in on her dear friend Peter...and Lance Bannon's girlfriend! Whoops! Spider-Man's alter-ego would rather fight super-villains than deal with love triangles! Once Lance himself shows up the tension eases, and Mary Jane tells Peter she's back in town. So now what? Ms. Watson, the Black Cat, grad school, the Daily Bugle...difficult decisions lie ahead for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Cameo appearances by Dr. Curt Connors, Dr. Morris Sloan, Roger Hochberg, Ben Urich, and the Black Cat. (Note: Mary Jane returns to the pages of the Amazing Spider-Man after nearly a 4-year absence.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #244
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 244
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    "Ordeals!" Part 1 of 2. Third appearance of the Hobgoblin. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Klaus Janson (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Bob Wiacek. Last issue Peter Parker made the very tough decision to drop out of graduate school. At this point Aunt May doesn't know that he did. When she finds out...she won't be happy. Meanwhile the burglaries at the Osborn facilities continue! Fortunately on the eastside docks the web-slinger catches one in progress! Can Spider-Man corral the Hobgoblin this time? Cameo appearances by the Black Cat, Mary Jane Watson, Harry & Liz Osborn, and Dr. Morris Sloan. (Note: This two-part story was reprinted in the 1992 trade paperback: The Origin of the Hobgoblin; and the 2011 trade paperback also titled: The Origin of the Hobgoblin.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #245
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 245
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    "Sacrifice Play!" Part 2 of 2. Fourth appearance of the Hobgoblin. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Dave Simons (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Dave Simons. The wondrous wall-crawler thinks he knows who the Hobgoblin is! Lefty Donovan! Who? Apparently the evidence from the police points in Lefty's direction! So the web-slinger conducts a relentless search! And in the skies over Times Square, the Amazing Spider-Man and the (suddenly super-strong) Hobgoblin clash again! Will this battle solve the mystery of the goblin's identity? Or just add to the puzzle? Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Ned Leeds, and Betty Brant Leeds. (Note: The Hobgoblin appears next in Spectacular Spider-Man 85 -- a must read to keep up with the Hobgoblin's development.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #245BUBBLE
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 245BUBBLE
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    Bubblicious Gum Insert - "Sacrifice Play!" Part 2 of 2. Fourth appearance of the Hobgoblin. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Dave Simons (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Dave Simons. The wondrous wall-crawler thinks he knows who the Hobgoblin is! Lefty Donovan! Who? Apparently the evidence from the police points in Lefty's direction! So the web-slinger conducts a relentless search! And in the skies over Times Square, the Amazing Spider-Man and the (suddenly super-strong) Hobgoblin clash again! Will this battle solve the mystery of the goblin's identity? Or just add to the puzzle? Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Ned Leeds, and Betty Brant Leeds. (Note: The Hobgoblin appears next in Spectacular Spider-Man 85 -- a must read to keep up with the Hobgoblin's development.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #246
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 246
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1448943005

    "The Daydreamers!" Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Dan Green. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Dan Green. The Watcher narrates the daydreams of four wishful souls: Felicia Hardy, J. Jonah Jameson, Mary Jane Watson, and Peter Parker! The Black Cat imagines robbing from the rich and giving to the poor alongside her favorite web-slinger! Jonah fantasizes about punching out the wall-crawler! Mary Jane dreams of seeing her name in the marquee lights of Broadway! And the Amazing Spider-Man yearns for respect as a photographer, scientist, and superhero! A fun issue! Cameo appearances (as part of dream sequences) by the Fantastic Four, Captain America, Iron Man, Doctor Doom, Doctor Octopus, Loki, the Absorbing Man, Kraven the Hunter, Meryl Streep, John Travolta, Woody Allen, and Cary Grant. (Note: This same month Spider-Man guest stars in Avengers 236 & 237.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #247
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 247

    "Interruptions" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Frog-Man. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and John Romita Sr. (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and John Romita Sr. Acting on a hunch in his search for the Hobgoblin, the amazing one tails his old friend Nose Norton! The Nose is indeed involved in a new criminal endeavor, but it doesn't involve the goblin! When the web-slinger arrives at an abandoned warehouse in Brooklyn, he starts cleaning up the riff-raff inside! But Spider-Man's purge of the bad guys is interrupted by Frog-Man! Oh no, what is Eugene doing here? The novice superhero is just trying to help! But as usual he does more harm than good! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson and Thunderball. (Note: Frog-Man previously appeared in Marvel Team-Up 131.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #248
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 248

    "And He Strikes Like a Thunderball" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Brett Breeding (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Terry Austin. Much to his chagrin, the web-slinger's journey to Long Island has not uncovered the Hobgoblin; but instead an Asgardian-powered super-villain! Thunderball! Wow, one of the members on the Wrecking Crew! With the Wrecker's crowbar and his own ball & chain, the mighty Thunderball takes dead aim on the wall-crawler! But the quick-thinking Spider-Man jumps inside a LILCO substation and sets a high voltage trap! Can the web-slinger give Thunderball the shock of his life? Second story: "The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Ron Frenz (breakdowns) and Terry Austin (finishes). One of the most cherished stories in the annals of the Amazing Spider-Man! The web-slinger visits a terminally ill leukemia patient to make his wish come true! Brief retelling of Spider-Man's origin. Flashback cameos by Aunt May and Uncle Ben. (Notes: Thunderball previously appeared in Iron Man 171. The second story was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback: The Very Best of Spider-Man.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #249
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 249
    • Signed by artist John Romita Jr. with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "Secrets!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Dan Green (finishes). Cover by John Byrne. A mysterious individual is blackmailing the movers and shakers of New York City! And the group of victims includes Harry Osborn and J. Jonah Jameson! At the prestigious century club in Manhattan, the distinguished businessmen assemble to meet their tormentor...the Hobgoblin! The goblin plans to make his prey squirm in their seats! But there happens to be two other men relaxing at the club this afternoon...Mr. Wilson Fisk and Mr. Peter Parker! Perhaps better known as the Kingpin and the Amazing Spider-Man! Wow, is a three-way throw down about to erupt? Retelling of the Green Goblins origin. Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. Flashback cameos by Norman Osborn and the Scorpion. (Note: This three-part story was reprinted in the 1992 trade paperback: The Origin of the Hobgoblin; and the 2011 trade paperback also titled: The Origin of the Hobgoblin.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #250
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 250
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0901941007
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    "Confessions!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Klaus Janson (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson. The web-slinger's one-man war vs. the Hobgoblin continues! The amazing one privately contacts all the businessmen being extorted (by the goblin) in hopes of getting a lead on the super-villain's whereabouts! But eventually Spider-Man locates the Hobgoblin the old-fashioned way...with a spider tracer! In the Big Apple's Warehouse District, the wall-crawler comes face to face with his startled foe! Can the web-slinger score a quick victory and end the menace of the new goblin? Meanwhile, J. Jonah Jameson decides it's time to confess his involvement in the development of the Scorpion. The Daily Bugle's publisher prepares to take his mea culpa...in the pages of his own newspaper. Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn and Roderick Kingsley. Flashback cameo by the Kingpin. (Notes: This issue completes the sensational 2-year Stern-Romita Jr. run on the Amazing Spider-Man title. A magnificent collection of issues featuring the Black Cat, Foolkiller, Juggernaut, Cobra, and the Vulture; and of course highlighted by the creation of the Hobgoblin.) Cover price $0.60.