Elizabeth 'Liz' Allan (Marvel)
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Liz Allan was a high school classmate of Peter Parker when they attended Midtown High School together, and a minor love interest of Parker and Flash Thompson.
An unnamed blonde female high school student in Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) appears to be Liz Allan. Liz Allan is first named in The Amazing Spider-Man #4 (September 1963), the same issue in which Betty Brant first appears. Initially, Peter likes Liz. However, she is Flash Thompson's girlfriend and initially considers Peter Parker something of a loser, even taking part in the general ridicule that Peter endures on a daily basis. Her earliest appearances depict her as flighty and rather thoughtless - not outright cruel, but lacking the empathy necessary to perceive Peter's attractive qualities.
Over time, however, she begins to admire Peter's intelligence, and develops some degree of affection for the former "bookworm" (specifically, after issue 12: "Unmasked by Doctor Octopus"). By this time, however, Peter's interest has waned considerably, as he notes that Liz never showed any real interest in him until he began dating Betty Brant, and assumes that Liz's feeling are little more than a schoolgirl crush. Betty and Liz clash several times over Peter, as Betty thinks of Liz as a blonde tramp.
In Amazing Spider-Man #28 (September 1965), Peter and Liz graduate from high school. At the graduation ceremony, Liz admits her feelings to Peter, but tells him that they cannot be together and leaves shortly afterwards. In the same issue, Spider-Man battles the Molten Man, who in later issues is revealed to be Liz's stepbrother Mark Raxton.
She does not reappear for a few years, during which time Peter developed relationships with Gwen Stacy and Mary Jane Watson. When Liz returns, she dates then marries Harry Osborn, whom she meets at Betty Brant's wedding to Ned Leeds, becoming Liz Allan Osborn. The couple have a son, Normie Osborn. Their family history turns tragic, however, after Harry Osborn becomes the Green Goblin and later dies.
In the graphic novel Spider-Man: Legacy of Evil, Harry attempts to pass the legacy of the Green Goblin down to Normie Osborn but fails due to the efforts of Spider-Man, Mark Raxton and Ben Urich.
Later, Liz Allan dates lawyer Foggy Nelson, the legal partner of Matt Murdock (the superhero Daredevil). The couple breaks up after Mysterio manipulates Foggy into having an affair in a plot to drive Daredevil insane. Liz feels like Foggy has let her down and ends their relationship.
After Spider-Man publicly revealed his real identity in the "Civil War" storyline, Liz becomes resentful of him, blaming Peter for bringing so much death into their lives. However, after the events of the "One More Day" storyline, the public revelation of Peter's identity has been forgotten and Liz and Harry are not married anymore.
First Appearance: Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15
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Amazing Fantasy (1962)
Amazing Fantasy (1995)
#16 Amazing Fantasy (2002)
- 'An Amazing World'#17
- 'Amazing Adventures'#18
- 'The Amazing Spider-Man'
Amazing Fantasy (2004)
Amazing Fantasy (Faksimile) (1999)
Amazing Fantasy #15: Spider-Man! (2012)
Amazing Spider-Man Digital (2009)
#11 Amazing Spider-Man Family (2008)
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Amazing Spider-Man: Parallel Lives (2012)
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#3 Die Spinne (1998)
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- 'Die Spinne: Der Geier bittet zum Kampf; Prinz Namor, der Held von Atlantis: Im Reich der Gesichtslosen; Asgard: Surtur, der Feuerdämon !'#8
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Slipcase Die Spinne Zweitauflage (1987)
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- 'Wahrheit oder Wahnsinn?'#146
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- 'Der Skorpion ...sticht wieder zu!'#148
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#21 Marvel Classics Annual (1998)
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Marvel Collectors' Item Classics (1965)
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Marvel History (2004)
#3 Marvel Limited: Fantastic Firsts (1994)
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Marvel Masterworks (1987)
#22 Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003)
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Marvel Milestone Edition: Amazing Fantasy (1992)
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Marvel Saga: The Official History of the Marvel Universe (1985)
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- 'Face-to-Face With the Lizard!'#146
- 'The Man Called Electro!'#147
- 'The Enforcers'#160
- 'Preeeeeesenting...The Clown, and his Masters of menace!'#162
- 'Spide-man Goes Mad!'#164
- 'The Man in the Crime-Masters Mask!'#166
- 'The Menace of The Molten Man'#169
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- 'Danger is man named Tarantula'#252
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- 'The Boyfriend Thing'#2
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- 'The Fantasy Thing'#5
- 'The Unexpected Thing'#6
- 'The Origin Thing, Part 1'#7
- 'The Origin Thing Part 2'#8
- 'The Single Thing'#9
- 'The Gwen Thing'#10
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Spider-Man: Chapter One (1998)
Spider-Man: Grim Hunt - The Kraven Saga (2010)
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- 'Necessary Evil Part 2: Smack to the Future'#19
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- 'Goblin Nation, Part 2 of 5'#29
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- '... To Become an Avenger!'Annual 16
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- 'Spider-Man'#1 (United States Postal Service Edition)
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- 'Duel to the Death with The Vulture!'#3
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- 'Marked for Destruction by Dr. Doom!'#6
- 'Face-to-Face with... the Lizard!'#7
- 'The Return of the Vulture'#8
- 'The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain!'#9
- 'The Man Called Electro!'#10
- 'The Enforcers!'#12
- 'Unmasked by Dr. Octopus!'#13
- 'The Menace of ... Mysterio!'#14
- 'The Grotesque Adventure of The Green Goblin'#15
- 'Kraven The Hunter!'#17
- 'The Return of the Green Goblin!'#18
- 'The End of Spider-Man!'#19
- 'Spidey Strikes Back!'#20
- 'The Coming Of The Scorpion!'#22
- 'The Clown and His Masters of Menace'#24
- 'Spider-Man Goes Mad'#25
- 'Captured by J. Jonah Jameson!'#26
- 'The Man In The Crime-Master's Mask!'#28
- 'The Menace of the Molten Man!'#30
- 'The Claws of the Cat!'#132
- 'The Master Plan Of The Molten Man!'#133
- 'The Molten Man Breaks Out!'#134
- 'Danger Is A Man Named... Tarantula'#135
- 'Shoot-Out In Central Park!'#137
- 'The Green Goblin Strikes!'#139
- 'Day Of The Grizzly!'#143
- '...And The Wind Cries: Cyclone!'#156
- 'On a Clear Day You Can See ... The Mirage!'#157
- 'The Ghost That Haunted Octopus!'#157 (National Bookstore Variant)
- 'The Ghost That Haunted Octopus!'#160
- 'My Killer, The Car!'#161
- '...And The Nightcrawler Came Prowling, Prowling'#163
- 'All The Kingpin's Men!'#166
- 'War Of The Reptile-Men!'#167
- '... Stalked by the Spider-Slayer!'#169
- 'Madness is All in the Mind!'#171
- 'Photon Is Another Name For...?'#172
- 'The Fiend From the Fire!'#173
- 'If You Can't Stand the Heat...!'#180
- 'Who Was That Goblin I Saw You With?'#181
- 'The Jigsaw Is Up!'#192
- '24 Hours Till Doomsday!'#199
- 'Now You See Me! Now You Die!'#581
- 'The Trouble With Harry'#582
- 'Burning Questions'#601#601 (2nd Print Variant)
- 'No Place Like Home'#601 (John Romita Sr 70th Anniversary Variant)
- 'No Place Like Home'#622
- 'It Is The Life/Stages of Grief'
The Amazing Spider-Man (1999)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2004)
Vol 04 The Amazing Spider-Man (2014)
- 'The Madness of Mysterio'
#1.1 The Astonishing Spider-Man (2009)
- 'Learning to Crawl Part One: The Show Must Go On'#1.3
- 'Learning to Crawl: Part Three'#16
The Exploits of Spider-Man (1992)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
The Sensational Spider-Man (2006)
#29 The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976)
- 'The Deadly Foes of Peter Parker: Part 1'#30
- 'The Deadly Foes of Peter Parker: Part 2'#31
- 'The Deadly Foes of Peter Parker: Part 3'
The Ultimate Graphic Novel Collection (2011)
The Very Best of Spider-Man (1994)
Thor: Godstorm (2001)
Untold Tales of Spider-Man (1995)
USPS Marvel Comics Limited Edition Comic Book and Stamp Set (2007)
Walmart Exclusive - The Amazing Spider-Man: Comic Book & Movie Sneak Peek (2012)
nn Web of Spider-Man (1985)
- 'Face-to-Face with... the Lizard!'
#105 Webspinners: Tales of Spider-Man (1999)
- 'Crisis of Conscience, Part 2 of 3: Soul Gauntlet'
#7 What If? (1977)
- 'The Bridge 1'#8
- 'The Bridge 2'#9
- 'The Bridge 3'
#7 X-Man (1995)
- 'What If Someone Else Had Become the Amazing Spider-Man'#19
- 'What If Spider-Man Had Stopped The Burglar Who Killed His Uncle?'#46
- 'What If...Spider-Man's Uncle Ben Had Lived?'#46 (Newsstand Edition)
- 'What If...Spider-Man's Uncle Ben Had Lived?'
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