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

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
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

Beware the Claws of Puma! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Spider's Web / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Scott Erbe, Cale Rightmire, Ron Lamarre, Russell G. Smidt & Daniel J. Van Oss, Craig Shaw, and Michael Tisdale.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Beware the Claws of Puma!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Ford
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jordan Inman
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Max Capp