The Amazing Spider-Man #257 [Direct Edition]
(October 1984)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth; Bob DeNatale (Assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Puma
Reprints:

Beware the Claws of Puma! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; GUESTS: Black Cat; Jenna Taylor; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAINS: The Rose; Puma [Thomas Fireheart]; Kingpin; Arranger; CAMEO: Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]
Synopsis:
The Puma is about to eviscerate the fallen Spider-Man but the Black Cat swings in to the rescue and is able to beat the assassin with her new bad luck powers; Spidey and the Cat make it back to his apartment where he tries to nurse his injured left arm but the Puma is still on their trail; The Black Cat finds Peter's civilian life depressing and takes off but MJ shows up to hang out just before the Puma attacks again; Peter pushes MJ out the door and slips into his alien costume as the Puma strikes; They take the fight outside and MJ bursts in to find Peter gone; Spidey and the Puma engage in a brutal battle but the assassin breaks off the attack when he witnesses Spider-Man take time out to save civilians; The Kingpin discovers that the Rose has put out an unauthorized contract on Spidey's life and warns his underling to call it off; Fireheart returns home; Hobgoblin contacts Rose; Peter returns to his apartment to find MJ is still there and, as he is fumbling with an explanation, she tells him that she already knows he is Spider-Man.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Beware the Claws of Puma!
    Spider-Man
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