Spider-Man (1963 series) #267 (A Multi-Title Crossover) [SET] — The Hero and the Holocaust


After the events with the Symbiote, Spider-Man deserves a Break! 

Too bad The Beyonder has come to town. 

There is now a Manhattan Office Building made entirely of Pure Gold! 

It's time for Peter Parker to have an ethics lesson! 

Then, the former Herald of Galactus, Firelord has come to Earth...

But Earth does not seem to want Firelord! 

All this plus More!



Collecting issues #267-272 Plus the Crossover issue The Web of Spider-Man #6.



Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #267
By Peter David & Bob McLeod.
“The Commuter Cometh” 
At Mister Fred's Fashion Designs, Spider-Man spies a thief, Ron, who uses a fake gun and a mannequin as a hostage to escape to the subway, though tagged with a spider-tracer. Ron returns to his suburban Scarsdale home, out of range of Spidey's spider-sense. Using his old spider-tracer tracker, Spidey arrives in Scarsdale where he encounters all sorts of difficulties not seen in the city.
Introducing The Commuter.
Web of Spider-Man (1985 series) #6
By Danny Fingeroth & Mike Zeck.
“Gold Rush”  The Kingpin and the Golden Office Building pt 1 (of 2).  
A Secret Wars II Tie-In!  Spider-Man who is at the scene of the office building that formerly housed the Heroes for Hire until the Beyonder recently turned the structure entirely into gold[3] just moments ago. Realizing that there might be people trapped inside the building despite the late hour, Spider-Man enters the building and begins finding those who are trapped inside and finds that everything except for humans have been turned into gold. As Spidey searches for survivors, those few who are still up at this late hour find it almost impossible to believe that a building can be turned into gold.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #268
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
"This Gold is Mine!"  The Kingpin and the Golden Office Building pt 2 (of 2). 
A Secret Wars II Tie-In.  After the Beyonder turned an office building into solid gold the government, with the aid of the Kingpin have been trying to cover-up the clean-up operation as the the discovery of so much gold would ruin the world market and create a economic depression the world has never known. Spider-Man, witness to the buildings transformation came to the rescue of the trapped workers and in turn learned of the Kingpin's "aid" of the clean-up operation in return for several gold type-writers. Fed up of being short changed while criminals profit, Spider-Man would take a golden notebook for himself before leaving the scene.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #269
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“Burn, Spider, Burn”  Spider-man vs. Firelord pt. 1 (of 2)
After roaming the spaceways for a while, Firelord finds himself near Earth and decides to stop by for lunch. A stop at a local pizza shop provokes an anti-mutant crowd to attack the former herald of Galactus. Fortunately for them, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man just happened to be near by and was able to focus the rage of Firelord on himself rather than the fragile humans who initially made him mad.
The Death of the Hobgoblin?
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #270
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
“The Hero and the Holocaust”  Spider-Man vs. Firelord pt. 2 (of 2)
Round Two begins, as Firelord, feeling he's been disrespected, searches the city for signs of Spider-Man so he can whoop that ass.  After getting his second wind, Spidey is also on the hunt for signs of Firelord, and when they finally come across eachother again, Spidey throws everything but the kitchen sink at Firelord, but he can't put him down, so in a desperatelast ditch effort, Spidey jumps on Firelord and pummels him as fast and as hard as he can until the Avengers finally arrive on the scene and call him off.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #271
By Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz. 
"Whatever Happened to Crusher Hogan?" 
Spider-man vs. Manslaughter!  Crusher Hogan, now a janitor in a Manhattan gym, tells up-and-coming boxer Bobby Chance that he designed Spider-Man's web-shooters and costume. Club manager Manslaughter Marsdale pressures Bobby to renew his contract. Club owner Madam Fang orders Manslaughter to cripple Bobby. Crusher overhears. He wishes Spider-Man was really his pal so that he could help.
Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #272
By Tom DeFalco & Sal Buscema / Kyle Baker. 
“Make Way for Slyde!” 
Spider-man vs. Slyde!  As Slyde robs a bank, Spider-Man fights some thugs, trying to find out who beat up Nathan Lubensky. Encountering the fleeing Slyde, Spider-Man webs him, but nothing can stick to Slyde's costume!