The Amazing Spider-Man #252 [Newsstand Edition]
(May 1984)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860245705
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Introducing--The New Spider-Man! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Fingeroth

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) #15. Lettering credit from Danny Fingeroth interview in Backissue magazine #12.

Homecoming (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern; Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Venom symbiote (introduction, as the black costume); Curt Connors [Lizard]; Billy Connors; Matha Connors; Black Cat; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky; Avengers [Captain America; Thor; Iron Man; Hawkeye; Wasp; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; CAMEOS: She-Hulk; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; The Thing; Invisible Girl; Cyclops; Colossus; Wolverine; Storm; Nightcrawler; Mockingbird; Scarlet Witch (all photos)
Synopsis:
Spider-Man returns from Secret Wars and tries to get used to his new black and white symbiotic costume, which will later become Venom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars (Marvel, 1984 series) #12. 1st in black costume which later becomes Venom. Predates Secret Wars #8 by 7 months. Next chronological Spidey in black duds in Marvel Team-Up #141 (which came out the same day as ASM #252).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Introducing--The New Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Homecoming
    Spider-Man
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