Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #25


As Peter goes to sell pictures of a crime to J. Jonah Jameson, an inventor named Smythe comes in with a robot guaranteeing the destruction of Spider-Man; Since Peter needs money bad, he eggs Jameson on to hear out the wacky inventor; Smythe shows how his robot instantly shoots out steel tentacles at the hint of a spider's presence and grabs a hold of Peter, much to his surprise!

Printed: Jun 1965
Writers: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko

- 1st appearance of Spencer Smythe and the Spider-Slayers
- 1st cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson, face is obscured by a tree