Spider-Man (1963 series) #252-258 [SET] — The Black Costume Saga

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Spinning Out of Events from The Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, Spider-Man is BACK! 

Or IS he? 

Who IS that Mysterious Web-Spinner Dressed All in Black Swinging Around Town?

Presenting the Entire Saga of the Black Costume Alien Symbiote, Including The First Appearance in Comics! 

And if that weren't enough, The Rose has put a Contract out on Spider-Man, and Someone is here to Collect. 

Featuring the First Appearance of The Puma! 

 

 

Collecting issues #252-258.

 

 

Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #252
By Tom DeFalco / Roger Stern & Ron Frenz / Brett Breeding.
"Homecoming"
This issue begins with people wondering where all the heroes have gone. Then Spider-Man and Curt Connors come through a portal, followed shortly by the Avengers. Spider-Man then goes about patrolling the city, enjoying the fact that he is finally back home. He also continues to find out what his new costume he got during the Secret Wars can do.  This issue marks the first appearance of the venom symbiote suit within the pages of The Amazing Spider-Man.
Featuring the First Appearance of the Black Costume (Symbiote). 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #253
By Tom DeFalco & Rick Leonardi. 
“By Myself Betrayed!”
This issue begins with people wondering where all the heroes have gone. Then Spider-Man and Curt Connors come through a portal, followed shortly by the Avengers. Spider-Man then goes about patrolling the city, enjoying the fact that he is finally back home. He also continues to find out what his new costume he got during the Secret Wars can do.  This issue marks the first appearance of the venom symbiote suit within the pages of The Amazing Spider-Man.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #254
By Tom DeFalco & Rick Leonardi. 
“With Great Power...”
The Hobgoblin's Battle Wagon is hauled from the Hudson River and Peter Parker takes some photos of it. Later on, the van is robbed by Jack O'Lantern's men to repair some electronic circuits that would make it accessible via remote control.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #255
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“Even a Ghost Can Fear the Night!”
The Black Fox, an aging jewel thief, is on his last caper to subsidize his retirement but the Red Ghost and his Super-Apes capture him. Meanwhile, Peter washes his costume and heads to bed. The costume oozes onto him as he sleeps. At his hideout, the Ghost orders the Fox to secure funds for his cosmicizer, a cosmic power-increasing device or die.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #256
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“Introducing... Puma!” 
Thomas Fireheart arrives in New York and accepts Rose's challenge to assassinate Spider-Man.
The First Appearance of The Puma.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #257
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“Beware the Claws of Puma!”
Continued from Last Issue, It's Puma vs. Spider-Man, ,and the Puma is WINNING!  Can The Black Cat arrive in time to help? 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #258
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“The Sinister Secret of Spider-Man's New Costume!"
This is IT!  Peter vs. The Black Costume!  Guest-Starring The Fantastic Four.