The Amazing Spider-Man #253 [Direct Edition]
(June 1984)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth (editor); Bob DeNatale (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched; #200 square bound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

This Is the Easy Part...! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Rick Leonardi (signed)
Inks:
Rick Leonardi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; The Rose (hands only)
Reprints:

By Myself Betrayed! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Rick Leonardi
Inks:
Bill Anderson
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker; Wendy Thorton; Robbie Robertson; Betty Leeds; Nathan Lubensky; VILLAIN: Rose (1st appearance); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Black Cat; Uncle Ben Parker
Synopsis:
While on the sports beat with Wendy, Peter gets involved in a scandal with a pro football quarterback who is throwing games for a new mob boss, the Rose. Peter tells Aunt May that he has dropped out of school and she flips out. Peter also discovers that Robbie is taking his new editor-in-chief position at the Bugle very seriously. Spidey meets and battles the Rose for the first time.
Reprints:

Free! Spider-Man Comic Book (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Oreo Cookies; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey, Kids! Look What's Coming Your Way! Free Marvel Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cookie Crisp; Marvel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Got This Letter... (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter (signed); Virginia Romita (signed); ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. This Is the Easy Part...!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. By Myself Betrayed!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Free! Spider-Man Comic Book
    Oreo Cookies; Nabisco
  4. 3. Hey, Kids! Look What's Coming Your Way! Free Marvel Comics!
    Cookie Crisp; Marvel
  5. 4. I Got This Letter...
    Bullpen Bulletins
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