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The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) - #257
"Beware the Claws of Puma!"

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Cover Date: October 1984
Cover Price: US $ 0.60

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: The Spider's Web

Fighting for his life against the Puma, Spider-man learns the shocking truth that his new costume may not be what he thought it was! As Spidey barely escapes the Puma with his life, the Rose cancels the contract on Spider-man as he begins an alliance with the Hobgoblin. If things seem like they couldn't get much worse for Spidey, Mary Jane reveals that she has known Peter's secret for years!

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Amazing Spider-Man (2004) CD Collection
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) TPB
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) TPB (Second Printing)
The Amazing Spider-Man: The Complete Collection (2006) DVD-ROM
The Astonishing Spider-Man (2007) #31
Die Offizielle Marvel-Comic-Sammlung (2013) HC vol. 09 (11)
Die Spinne (1980) #116
Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man (1980) 1987-06
L'étonnant Spider-Man (1969) #161/162
L'Uomo Ragno (1987) #48
Marvel Tales (1964) #271
Spider-Man and Zoids (1986) #5
Spider-Man: Birth of Venom (2007) TPB
Spider-Man: The Complete Alien Costume Saga (2014) TPB vol. 01
The Ultimate Graphic Novel Collection (2011) HC vol. 09 (05)

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