Comics Corner: The Amazing Spider-Man 50

Title: The Amazing Spider-Man
Issue Number: 50
Release Date: July 1967

  • Peter Parker decides he's had enough of being Spider-Man and throws his costume in the trash
  • A kid brings Spider-Man's costume to J. Jonah Jameson, who publishes the question in his paper, "Is Spider-Man Thru?"
  • First appearance of the Kingpin
  • Flashback of Uncle Ben and abridged retelling of Spider-Man's origin
  • Peter Parker determines he can never turn his back on being Spider-Man because he has a responsibility to help other
  • Kingpin's cane is actually a disintegration ray blaster
  • Peter Parker retrieves his costume back from J. Jonah Jameson and let's him know he's back in action
Low Points
  • Aunt May is sick again for the hundredth time...Just die you old bat!
  • Peter Parker wears a sweater that looks like it's made of someone's hairy chest and back
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