Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel) #248 VF+
  • Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel) #248 VF+

    Published Jan 1984 by Marvel.

    "And He Strikes Like a Thunderball" Part 2 of 2. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and Brett Breeding (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and Terry Austin. Much to his chagrin, the web-slinger's journey to Long Island has not uncovered the Hobgoblin; but instead an Asgardian-powered super-villain! Thunderball! Wow, one of the members on the Wrecking Crew! With the Wrecker's crowbar and his own ball & chain, the mighty Thunderball takes dead aim on the wall-crawler! But the quick-thinking Spider-Man jumps inside a LILCO substation and sets a high voltage trap! Can the web-slinger give Thunderball the shock of his life? Second story: "The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Ron Frenz (breakdowns) and Terry Austin (finishes). One of the most cherished stories in the annals of the Amazing Spider-Man! The web-slinger visits a terminally ill leukemia patient to make his wish come true! Brief retelling of Spider-Man's origin. Flashback cameos by Aunt May and Uncle Ben. (Notes: Thunderball previously appeared in Iron Man 171. The second story was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback: The Very Best of Spider-Man.) Cover price $0.60.