Spider-Man (1963 series) #259-266 [SET] — The Return of the Red and Blue


BACK in BLUE and RED! 

The Original is always BEST! 

Peter is Back in the Traditional Red & Blue Spider-Man Outfit again! 

Just in Time, Too! 

The Rose and The Hobgoblin have Joined Forces to Acquire the Osborn Journals and the Secrets of the Goblin. 

If that weren't enough, there are new menaces to deal with as usual! 

And what IS the Symbiote up to, Anyway? 



Collecting issues #259-266.



Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #259
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz.
“All My Pasts Remembered!” 
The ORIGINAL Red & Blue Costume is BACK!  As Mary Jane tells Peter her past, the Hobgoblin crashes in on an illegal gambling operation & a backroom bookie parlor, demanding ten percent of the take, part of his and the Rose's plan to control the city's gambling interests and so rival the Kingpin of crime.  Reed Richards tries to communicate with the Symbiote without success. The Hobgoblin asks to borrow the Rose's men to pay a call on Liz and Harry Osborn. When the TV news reports Hobgoblin sightings, Peter dons his old costume and vows to defeat him.
Featuring the Return of the Original Red & Blue Costume. 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #260
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“The Challenge of Hobgoblin”  Spider-man vs. the Hobgoblin pt. 1 (of 2)
The Hobgoblin has formed an partnership with The Rose.  The plan is to kidnap Mary Jane and Liz Allen to force Harry Osborn to turn-over Norman Osborn's journal. Can Spidey stop the The Hobgoblin?  And over at The Baxter Building,  the symbiote is making plans to escape from The Fantastic Four, and has started to realize just how powerful Franklin Richards is...
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #261
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“The Sins of My Father”  Spider-man vs. the Hobgoblin pt. 2 (of 2)
Hobgoblin has kidnapped Mary Jane and Liz Allen to force Harry Osborn to hand-over the Osborn journals.  Can Spider-Man save three hostages AND defeat The Hobgoblin, The Rose AND his Lackeys?  Can he Swing from a Web? 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #262
By Bob Layton Story & Art. 
“Trade Secret”  
Spider-Man is photographed with his mask off!   'Nuff Said! 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #263
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“The Spectacular Spider-Kid!” 
Who is the New Spider-Man?  Ollie Osnick patrols the city as the Spectacular Spider-Kid making enemies of muggers Matt and Eddie, two Blazing Skull members.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #264
By Craig Anderson & Patsy Cockrum. 
“Red 9 and Red Tape” 
Red 9, a cocky teenager in a super-powered suit, attacks Spider-Man. They crash into a hospital room, knocking Red unconscious. There, patient "Pops" Magee insists Spider-Man clean up the mess.
Introducing Red-9 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #265
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“After the Fox!” 
The Fox returns!  The police break up Andre Bouillon's deal with the Black Fox, forcing the jewel thief to flee. Silver Sable's crew pursues, firing at him with mercy bullets.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #266
By Peter David & Sal Buscema. 
“Jump for My Love or Spring is in The Air"
Spidey vs. the Frog vs. The Toad!  Spider-Man saves the evil mutant Toad's life and Toady decides to repay the favour by becoming Spidey's new partner. But just when our hero tries to dump Toad like yesterday's trash, Frogman vie for the sidekick position.