The Amazing Spider-Man #257 [Newsstand Edition]
(October 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:
0714860245710
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth; Bob DeNatale (Assistant)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ron Frenz [as RF] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein [as JR] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; 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 [Peter Parker]; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Jenna Taylor; Mary Jane Watson; The Rose (villain); Puma [Thomas Fireheart] (villain); Kingpin (villain); Arranger (villain); Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds] (cameo)
Synopsis:
Puma is about to eviscerate Spider-Man but the Black Cat swings in to the rescue. Spidey and the Cat make it back to his apartment. The Black Cat takes off but Mary Jane shows up to hang out. As the Puma strikes Peter pushes Mary Jane out the door. Spidey and Puma fight but the assassin breaks off the attack when he witnesses Spider-Man save civilians. The Kingpin discovers that the Rose has put out an unauthorized contract on Spidey's life. Fireheart returns home. Hobgoblin contacts Rose. Peter finds Mary Jane still at his apartment where she tells him that she already knows he is Spider-Man.
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Beware the Claws of Puma!
    Spider-Man
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